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Canada Stamps

Official Sites

Canada Post - Postes Canada

The official web site of Canada Post.

The Canadian Postal Archives

In addition to offering an overview of the philatelic collections preserved by the National Archives of Canada, the Canadian Postal Archives site allows visitors to find information about every postage stamp issued by Canada and British North America since 1851. The site includes search engines that are linked to the Philatelic Library's catalogue database, to a database relating to post offices, and to a database on Canadian stamps. The latter provides access to thousands of digitized documents. In addition, several thematic games allow visitors to discover and explore the treasures of this philatelic heritage.


The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada

The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) is Canada's national society for philatelists (stamp collectors, enthusiasts and aficionados).

British North America Philatelic Society

Collectors of stamps and postal history of Canada and its provinces will find this a comfortable and stimulating place to enjoy the hobby.

Canadian Philatelic Society of Great Britain

The aims of the Society include the promotion and study of all aspects of British North American philately. Membership is worldwide and there is, naturally, a strong representation in Canada and the USA.

Postal History Society of Canada

The PHSC is devoted to the study of the postal history of Canada and the early North American colonies.

Collectors' & Information Sites

Canada Stamps Catalogue

See all Canada stamps in the StampWorld free online catalogue.

Postage Stamps and Postal History of Canada

Wikipedia page providing a useful introduction and overview of Canadian stamps and postal history.

People on Stamps of Canada

Wikipedia listing of people depicted on the stamps of Canada, with links to biographical data.

Album Pages: Canada

Scanned album pages from the worldwide stamp collection of Antonius Ra.

Canada Stamp News

Recent news about Canada stamps, from

BRC Canadian Definitive Stamps

A web site specializing in the definitive stamps of Canada - with the goal of providing an extensive detailed, and easy to follow study. There will be periodic updates in conjunction with new discoveries, corrections and additional listings.

Canadian Perfin Officials

The aim of this article is to describe the Canadian perforated official stamps, otherwise known as the perfin officials.

Canadian Stamp Auctions

All the latest news of Stamps in Canada for the collector, hobbyist or dealer of Canadian Stamps. The central listing of the latest results of auctions of Canadian Stamps.

Rare Canadian Stamps

Scans of classic stamps of Canada in the Sandafayre Rare Stamp Gallery.

The Admiral Stamps of Canada

An article by Tony Brown and Mike Burn about this fascinating series of George V stamps.

The Small Queens Issue 1870-1897

The stamps in this series, which spans more than 25 years, were printed at different locations, resulting in subtle differences among them that appear at first sight to be difficult to discern. This publication, by John Hillson, has been created to serve both as an introduction to the Small Queens and as a ready reference for the major aspects about the series.

Specialized Philatelic Exhibits

Dealer's Sites

Arpin Philately

Dealing in postage stamp collecting and collectible stamps on approval since 1969. Free stamps, online store, special offers on Canadian stamps and more! Personalized professional service.

Gary J. Lyon (Philatelist) Ltd.

One of the major dealers in stamps of Canada and provinces. Also has a good selection of specialist literature.

Saskatoon Stamp Centre

Dealing exclusively in the stamps of Canada, including those issued by the provinces of British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Also has a rare stamp gallery and the world's most extensive Canadian and BNA retail philatelic literature book list.