Media Advisory - Canada Post goes for gold with the final two Canada 150 stamp unveilings

Canadian sporting greats to unveil last two Canada 150 stamps honouring unforgettable moments from last 50 years

RICHMOND, BC, May 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada Post will unveil the final two of 10 special Canada 150 commemorative stamps by honouring important events that produced iconic Canadian moments, inspired a nation, and showcased Canada to the world.

 

WHAT:

Canadian sporting heroes will unveil the final two stamps celebrating Canada 150.




All 10 stamps in the Canada 150 set will officially go on sale online and in postal outlets across the country on June 1.



WHEN:

Thursday, June 1, 10 a.m.



WHERE:

Canada Post Pacific Processing Centre
5940 Ferguson Rd.
Richmond, B.C.



 

The 10 stamps are being unveiled at separate events across the country until June 1. As part of Canada Post's iconic national stamp program, each one commemorates a Canadian achievement, milestone or unforgettable moment from the past 50 years.

So far, Canada Post has unveiled Expo 67, the patriation of the Constitution and creation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Canadarm, Marriage Equality, the Trans-Canada Highway, and Marathon of Hope as the first six celebratory moments of 10 in its Canada 150 program. Details are available at canadapost.ca/canada150.

 

SOURCE Canada Post

For further information: Media Relations, 613-734-8888, media@canadapost.ca

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