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#1105 Canada 17/05/27

On June 12 I received this very nice cover from Canada. It was posted on May 27 at Canada’s most northern post office at Eureka Station, thank you postmaster of Eureka!

According to the coordinates (79°59’20”N), it actually is situated more northern than Ny-Ålesund on Svalbard, which lies at 78°55’30”N.

The stamp is part of the set “UNESCO World Heritage”, which was issued on July 3, 2015. It depicts the international park system of Kluane / Wrangell–St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek.

On the back the postmaster applied a very nice cachet too.

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#1098 Canada 17/04/05

Michael has sent this charming cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted in Stratford on April 5 and arrived on April 20, 2017.

The left stamp depicts the hortensia Hydrangea macrophylla.

 

#1017 Canada 16/01/07

Canada 160107Evelyn has sent this very nice cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted in New Westminster, BC on January 7 and arrived on January 12, 2016.

#973 Canada 15/08/28

Canada 150828This beautiful cover from Canada was sent by Mike, thank you very much! It was posted in Stratford on August 28 and arrived on September 4, 2015.

The stamp on the left commemorates the 100th anniversary of the “In Flanders Fields” poem by John McCrae. It was issued on May 3, 2015.

The “Pansies” stamp set on the right was issued on March 2, 2015.

#891 Canada 14/08/28

Canada 140828Sheila has sent this very nice cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted in Westmount on August 28 and arrived on September 5, 2014.

The top stamps are part of the series “Canadian Art” and were issued on May 6, 1994 and April 21, 1995. They depict the paintings Vera (1931) by Frederick Varley (1881 – 1969) and Blossoming (c. 1950) by Alfred Pellan (1906 – 1988).

The bottom stamp is part of the “Christmas” set, which was issued on November 1, 1997.

#879 Canada 14/12/22

Canada 141222On January 5, 2015 I received this beautiful Christmas letter from Canada, thank you Papillon! It was cancelled at Christmas Island, Nova Scotia, on December 22, 2014.

The attached stamps are part of the 2013 Christmas stamp set, which was issued on October 22, 2013.

#771 Canada 14/03/04

Canada 140314Tristan sent this nice cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted in Toronto on March 4 and arrived on March 12, 2014.

The stamps are part of the mini-sheet “NHL Team Jerseys”, which was issued on September 3, 2013. The stamps depict players of the icehockey teams Winnipeg Jets, Montreal Canadiens, and Ottawa Senators.

#650 Canada 13/01/18

Canada 130118Thank you, Edward, for sending this nice cover from Canada! It was posted in Canoe, BC on January 18 and arrived on January 29, 2013.

The attached stamp set was issued on July 23, 2012. The stamps commemorate the zodiac signs Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, and Leo.

See also: #152 Sri Lanka 09/05/22

#614 Canada 12/12/14

Canada 121214Thank you, Maryam, for sending this beautiful letter from Canada! It was posted at Christmas Island, NS on December 14 and arrived on December 27, 2012.

The left and right stamps are the Christmas stamps issued on 15 October 2012. The middle stamp is part of the “Christmas Ornaments” set, which was issued on 1 November 2010.

See also:
#569 Canada 12/04/12
#296 Australia 09/12/07
#288 Niue 10/01/19

#569 Canada 12/04/12

Maryam sent me this nice cover from Canada, thank you!

It was posted in Ottawa on April 12 and arrived on April 25, 2012.

The four left stamps are part of the sets “Beneficial Insects”, which were issued on 12 October 2007 and on 19 October 2010. They commemorate the Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia) and the Paper Wasp (Polistes fuscatus).

The two stamps on the right are part of the set Daylilies, which was issued on 1 March 2012.

See also: #286 Canada 10/02/??

#509 Canada 10/11/29

Guy sent me this beautiful cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted in the mall Galeries de la Capitale (Quebec) on November 29, 2011.

The small left stamps are part of the series “Beneficial Insects”, which was issued on October 19, 2010. They depict the Dogbane Beetle (Chrysochus auratus) and the Margined Leatherwing (Chauliognathus marginatus).

The right mini sheet was issued on April 19, 2010. It is entitled “The Four Indian Kings” and depicts paintings of Jan Verelst showing the four Indian kings Tee Yee Neen Ho Ga Row, Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow, Ho Nee Yeath Taw No Row, and Etow Oh Koam.

#466 Canada 09/11/??

Chris sent me this nice cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted in November 2009.

The top left stamp was issued on October 17, 2009. It commemorates the “100th Anniversary of Montreal Canadiens“. The top right stamp is part of the set “Roadside Attractions”, which was issued on July 6, 2009. It depicts the Sign Post Forest in Watson Lake, YT.

The bottom left stamp is part of the set “Beneficial Insects” (issued October 12, 2007). It depicts the Golden-eyed Lacewing (Chrysopa oculata). The bottom right stamp is part of the Christmas set, which was issued on November 2, 2009.

#426 Canada 10/04/22

Laura sent me this nice cover from Qualicum Beach, Canada, thank you! It was posted on April 22 and arrived on April 28, 2010.

#286 Canada 10/02/??

Maryam sent me this cover with beautiful stamp from Ottawa, Canada, thank you!

The cover was posted in February, unfortunately there has been no postmark applied. The souvenir sheet commemorates the Year of the Tiger and was issued on January 8, 2010.

#212 Canada 09/04/22

Jeff sent me this beautiful cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted in Peggys Cove on April 24, 2009.

The top left stamps commemorate the International Year of Astronomy; they were issued on April 2, 2009. The lower stamp (issued on February 23, 2009) commemorates the centenary of the first flight in Canada, which took place at Bras d’Or Lake on February 23, 1909. The flight was performed with the AEA Silver Dart. Finally, the three definitives on the right were issued on October 12, 2007; they depict the convergent Lady Beetle (Hippodamia convergens).

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