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.
1998 Stamp Programme
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
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
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."
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