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02/24/2017 at 23:32. Facebook
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Gravelbourg, dubbed the “Cultural Gem of Saskatchewan,” is located in south-central Saskatchewan, about 180 km from the province’s capital city, Regina. Heritage buildings predominate in the community, including the post office building on Main Street built in 1929 - 1930.

Fun fact: Gravelbourg is mentioned in the fourth verse of the North American version of Geoff Mack’s song...
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02/24/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
We were proud to unveil our latest Black History Month stamp at the Canadian Museum of History. Find out more about the event: [ Oak.ctx.ly Link ]
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02/23/2017 at 18:01. Facebook
In 2012 we issued this stamp for Black History Month featuring Viola Desmond, a Canadian businesswoman and civil rights activist who challenged racial discrimination in 1940s Nova Scotia. #ThrowBackThursday
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02/23/2017 at 14:24. Facebook
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02/22/2017 at 19:32. Facebook
Filumena tells the true story of an Italian immigrant who was the only woman to ever be hanged in Alberta. Calgary Opera will stage it once again in 2017 in celebration of Canada 150. [ Oak.ctx.ly Link ]
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02/21/2017 at 20:47. Facebook
#TravelTuesday Dinosaur Provincial Park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979 for its exceptional fossil specimens, as well as its impressive area of virtually undisturbed badlands and riverside habitat. Fossils found here represent every known group of Cretaceous dinosaurs! [ Oak.ctx.ly Link ]
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Greenwood, BC is considered to be Canada’s smallest city! Located along Highway 3 in the Kootenay Boundary region of southern British Columbia, this historic city boasts a population of 665 residents. Greenwood is becoming a well-known tourist destination, as it is home to some of the best preserved heritage buildings in the province- including the Greenwood Post Office, constructed in...
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Our new Black History stamp celebrates Mathieu Da Costa, believed to be the first person of African descent to arrive in Canada whose name survived history.

With no portrait of Da Costa available, designer Andrew Perro and illustrator Ron Dollekamp worked closely with Canadian historical illustrator and storyboard artist Francis Back to ensure the period clothing and sailing ship accurately...
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Today’s #ThrowbackThursday gives us a look at how mail was delivered to the rural routes of Vernon, Ontario back in 1947.

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Our newest stamps celebrate modern Canadian-penned operas and Canadian opera talents. The creative leaps taken in the style of lettering and colours used in these first-ever stamps by Toronto’s Parcel Design reflect the team’s experience in book cover and poster design. More: [ Oak.ctx.ly Link ]
On February 15, 1965, the national flag of Canada was raised for the first time on Parliament Hill. In 1996, the day was declared National Flag of Canada Day.
#TravelTuesday The Historic District of Old Quebec was given UNESCO World Heritage site status in 1985. Founded in the early 17th century by Samuel de Champlain, Quebec is a superb example of a fortified colonial city in North America – the only one north of Mexico to have preserved its ramparts. [ Oak.ctx.ly Link ]
Wishing everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day today! Did you write any special Valentines this year?
On December 13, 2012, Canada Post delivered one million parcels in a single day for the very first time. Fast forward to 2016, where we had the pleasure of reaching 26 One Million Parcel days! Learn more about our record-breaking 2016 holiday season: [ Oak.ctx.ly Link ]
Some sections of our website will be unavailable while we perform scheduled maintenance from February 11th at 9 p.m. until February 12th at 9 a.m. ET. [ Oak.ctx.ly Link ]

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It’s #NationalInventorsDay! Follow our Twitter account (@canadapostcorp) today as we highlight some of the greatest inventions to come out of Canada. [ Twitter.com Link ]
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The town of Canmore, Alberta is surrounding by the stunningly picturesque backdrop of the Canadian Rockies. Located approximately 80 kilometres west of Calgary near the southeast boundary of Banff National Park, the town – the ninth largest in Alberta – is home to two post office locations, including this one off of 8th Street. Can't go wrong with a view like that!

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While very little is known about Mathieu Da Costa, he is believed to be the first person of African descent to arrive in Canada whose name survived history.

Historians believe that he was a free man who earned a living as an interpreter for Europeans who were trading with Indigenous people in the New World. Believed to be of African or even Euro-African descent, his connection to Canada came...
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For today’s #ThrowbackThursday, we look back at this 2009 Black History Month stamp of Rosemary Brown, a Canadian feminist, activist and political advocate.

In 1972, Brown was elected as a member of the Legislative Assembly in British Columbia, becoming the first black woman elected to public office in Canada. She was also the first woman to run for leadership of a Canadian federal party...
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Want to add some love to your cards, wedding invites, or letters? Send them to one of these post offices to get a special postmark: