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1998 Stamp Programme

As of January 1, 1998, this list represents our best guesses, information and research, drawn from a variety of sources. It is subject to change, and the Virtual Stamp Club is not responsible for errors.

January 8 Year of the Tiger February 18 Provincial Premiers early March Birds: Great Crested Flycatcher, Eastern Screech-Owl, Rosy Finch, Hairy Woodpecker; envelopes for Finch and Screech-Owl April 16 Fly Fishing (6) coincides with Atlantic Salmon Federation's fly fishing dinner in Montreal May 4 Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum centenary May 29 With Royal 98, 100th anniversary of Imperial Penny Postage, recreating map stamp of 1898 (Sc. 85). June Canals, 10 stamps featuring 8 canals Undated Royal Canadian Mounted Police 125th Anniversary - 2 stamps July 3 Willaim Roue, designer of Canada's most famous racing schooner, the Bluenose (originally featured on Sc. 158 in 1929). no date Scenic Highways (NB, PEI, AB, Yukon) August 50th anniversary Le Refus Global, an association of Quebec painters. August 4 Legendary Canadian heroes: hunter/fisherman Napoleon-Alexandre Comeau, Harry "Red" Foster (founder of Canadian special Olympics); canoeist and filmmaker Bill Mason; mountain-climber Phyllis Munday. no date Masterpieces of Canadian Art: Bruno Bobak (90c) no date History of Housing: 50th Anniversary Heritage Canada and for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. - 9 stamps September John Humphrey, Canadian lawyer who drafted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (50th anniversary) Sept 25 University of Ottawa 150th anniversary October Circus (NSCM): 4 stamps November Remembrance Day, HMCS Sackville & HMCS Shawinigan, coinciding with 75th anniv of Canada's Naval Reserve undated Christmas: Angels more than one undated Canadian Wildlife Definitives: $1 Loon, $2 Polar Bear "mirroring the subjects found on the current Canadian coins." Return to 1998 Index

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