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Montreal, Quebec

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Every Stamp Has A Story

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English

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Episodes

Episode 26 - The Trans Canada Highway

10/27/2019
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In Episode 26, we learn about the history of the Trans Canada highway, the second longest national highway in the world, and the stamps that celebrate it. Check out the stamps (and more) discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/the-trans-canada-highway-eb7014313bf0?sk=a88d9281b7f26773bcf1a840b7402c29

Duration:00:35:34

Episode 25 - Leonard Cohen

10/12/2019
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In Episode 25, we learn about the career and life of a Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist Leonard Cohen and the stamps issued by Canada Post September 2019 to celebrate his career. Check out the stamps (and more) discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/leonard-cohen-47a51f228067?sk=18bedd3399450afed44bca198d0a5661

Duration:02:19:57

We're Back - And With A New Name!

10/5/2019
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We're back producing show again, under a new name, but with the same team! We'll have a much more focused way of producing this Podcast. We hope you'll enjoy what we have in store! Make sure to check out our new space on the web: http://stampstories.ca and on Twitter @StampStoriesCA

Duration:00:01:38

Episode 24 - Canadarm

5/28/2017
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In Episode 24, we learn about the history of the Canadarm and the stamp issued by Canada Post to celebrate this momentous achievement in robotics. Check out the stamps (and more) discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/the-canadarm-62f52b5b6154

Duration:00:13:12

Episode 23 - The Constitution Act, 1982

5/22/2017
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In Episode 23, we learn about The Constitution Act, 1982, the Charter and the stamps issued by Canada Post to celebrate this moment in Canadian history. Check out the stamps (and more) discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/the-constitution-act-1982-b9f630e938e3

Duration:00:21:53

Episode 22 - Expo67

4/30/2017
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In Episode 22, we look back at Expo67 and the stamps issued by Canada Post to celebrate the event. Check out the stamps (and more) discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/expo67-ba345aa6d3ee

Duration:00:42:28

Episode 21 - Earth Day: Canada & Ireland Joint Issue in 2005

4/22/2017
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In Episode 21, we celebrate Earth Day by looking at a joint issue released in 2005 by Canada Post and An Post of Ireland. Check out the stamps (and more) discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/earth-day-canada-ireland-joint-issue-in-2005-d5df81f9fafc

Duration:00:10:54

Episode 20 - Terry Fox

4/16/2017
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In Episode 20, we learn about Terry Fox, a young man celebrated on two Canadian stamps for inspiring people around the world with his courageous battle against cancer. Check out the stamps (and more) discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/terry-fox-44a9002b1d31

Duration:00:14:18

Episode 19 - Canadian National Vimy Memorial

4/9/2017
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In episode 19 we talk about the courageous assault on Vimy Ridge by Canadian soldiers on April 9, 1917 and the stamps issued that depict the Canadian National Vimy Memorial. Check out the stamps (and more) discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/canadian-national-vimy-memorial-8619bf86ce5b

Duration:00:20:12

Episode 18 - Tips for Soaking Stamps

3/26/2017
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In Episode 18, I share my stamp soaking method. Get more info and a video of the method discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/soaking-stamps-fa49ba526013

Duration:00:07:14

Episode 17 - Thomas D'Arcy McGee

3/19/2017
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In Episode 17, we learn about Thomas D’Arcy McGee, a founding father of Canada, the first Irishman in the English-speaking world to appear on a postage stamp, and the victim of the only politically motivated assassination in Canadian history. Check out the stamps (and more) discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/thomas-darcy-mcgee-581c2a0fa188

Duration:00:13:16

Episode 16 - Blue Whale

3/12/2017
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In Episode 16, we discuss the biggest and highest stamp denomination Canada Post has ever produced, the Blue Whale 10 dollar stamp. Show notes at: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/blue-whale-556d32d914be

Duration:00:07:10

Episode 15 - Canadian Opera

3/4/2017
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In Episode 15, we learn about the recently released stamps from Canada Post honouring Canadian Opera. Show notes at: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/canadian-opera-7ed91bb30c3f

Duration:00:17:30

Episode 14 - Louis Riel

2/19/2017
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In Episode 14, we learn about Louis Riel, the controversial leader and founder of Manitoba, along with the stamps that commemorate him. Show notes at: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/louis-riel-67f58992941b

Duration:00:15:35

Episode 13 - Canadian Flag

2/14/2017
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In Episode 13, we learn about the story behind the current Canadian Flag, how it came to be, and the stamps that honour it. Show notes at: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/canadian-flag-6a1ec667077d

Duration:00:21:40

Episode 12 - Viola Desmond

2/12/2017
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In Episode 12, we learn about Viola Desmond, iconic Canadian civil rights activist and successful Nova Scotian businesswoman. Show notes at: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/viola-desmond-992b7e40b1ca

Duration:00:12:21

Episode 11 - Mathieu Da Costa

2/5/2017
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In Episode 11, we learn about Mathieu Da Costa, the 17th century interpreter, believed to be the first person of African descent to arrive in Canada whose name is still known today. Show notes at: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/mathieu-da-costa-3135466cb96d

Duration:00:07:42

Episode 10 - 2017 Canada Post Issues

1/22/2017
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In Episode 10, we look at what Canada Post will have in store for us for 2017. Check out the stamps discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/2017-canada-post-issues-6fa4850e150d

Duration:00:07:37

Episode 9 - 2016 Canada Post Holiday Stamps

12/4/2016
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In Episode 9, we look at the 2016 holiday stamps issued by Canada Post. Check out the stamps discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/2016-canada-post-holiday-stamps-5d4827c07bf4

Duration:00:07:08

Episode 8 - The World’s First Christmas Stamp?

11/27/2016
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In Episode 8, we get the real story behind what some claim as the world’s first Christmas stamp, issued by Canada in 1898. Check out the stamps discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/the-worlds-first-christmas-stamp-71c9fe82535d

Duration:00:20:16