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    Stamp marks 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin

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    TORONTO Ontario Canada Post released a stamp today that marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin in a Department of Physiology laboratory at the University of Toronto, one of the worlds most important medical breakthroughs.

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    Canada Post celebrates the JUNO Awards golden anniversary

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    TORONTO The JUNO Awards turn 50 this year, and Canada Post is celebrating this golden anniversary with a new commemorative stamp.

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    Stamps showcase crabapple blossoms with Canadian origins

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    OTTAWA – Today, Canada Post released the latest in its popular flower series, a two-stamp issue showcasing the blossoms of crabapple tree cultivars with a Canadian distinction, the Malus 'Rosseau' and Malus 'Maybride'.

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    Early communities honoured in 13th Black History Month series

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    SAINT JOHN, NB and ATHABASCA, AB – The challenges faced by two waves of Black immigrants from the United States in the early 19th and early 20th centuries come to light in a pair of stamps issued this month by Canada Post. These stamps – the 13th issue in our Black History Month series – celebrate the hope and perseverance of the Black pioneers who founded Willow Grove, New Brunswick, and Amber Valley, Alberta.

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    Festive Lunar New Year series wraps up with a flourish

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    OTTAWA – As spectacular as the celebration itself, a special set of Lunar New Year stamps was issued today, ushering in the Year of the Ox with a retrospective collection of all 24 colourful stamp designs from the past 12 years.

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    Happy Hanukkah from Canada Post

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    Today, Canada Post issued a new commemorative stamp to mark Hanukkah – the Jewish Festival of Lights. The eight-day celebration begins at nightfall on the 25th day of Kislev in the Hebrew calendar, this year December 10. The stamp is available in advance, so Canadians can use it to send holiday greetings.

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    New stamps honour groundbreaking contributions to medicine

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    Today, Canada Post issued a set of five commemorative stamps celebrating six groundbreaking physicians and researchers: Drs. Bruce Chown, Julio Montaner, Balfour Mount, M. Vera Peters, James Till and Ernest McCulloch. Their contributions to the fields of pediatric pathology, HIV/AIDS, palliative care, oncology and stem cell science changed the practice of medicine in Canada and around the world.

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    Canada Post celebrates a century of radio broadcasting in Canada

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    OTTAWA - Today, Canada Post issued a pair of stamps to mark the 100th anniversary of the first scheduled radio broadcast in Canada, an event that quickly changed the way Canadians experienced news and entertainment – at home and away.

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    Canada Post celebrates centennial of Group of Seven's first exhibition

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    OTTAWA – One hundred years ago tomorrow, Canadian art enthusiasts got their first look at paintings from what would become Canada’s best-known school of art — the Group of Seven. Canada Post is celebrating this significant anniversary with a stamp issue featuring works by the Group’s seven founding members.

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    Canada Post honours the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

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    OTTAWA – Canada Post unveiled two stamps honouring every Canadian who served overseas and on the home front to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (May 8, 1945), when Nazi Germany surrendered to Allied forces, ending the Second World War in Europe.

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