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British Columbia and Vancouver Island

Historical Dates 1848 (Jan 13): Colony of Vancouver Island established (also called Vancouver’s Island) 1858 (Aug 2): Colony of British Columbia established 1860: Stamp issued for use in both colonies, inscribed British Columbia & Vancouvers Island 1865 (Sep): Vancouver Island … Continue reading

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Titanic Stamp: How does one make a stamp of a ship that sunk a century ago?

Video from Canada Post on the designing of the Titanic 100th Anniversary stamps. Stamp designer Dennis Page takes you through the creative process — from the inspiration to the actual products. The stamps and products will be issued on April … Continue reading

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