Media Advisory - Team Canada from 1972 unveils stamp honouring one of Canada's unforgettable moments of last 50 years

Canada Post celebrates its eighth Canada 150 stamp unveiling in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, May 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada Post will unveil the eighth of 10 special Canada 150 commemorative stamps, this one honouring a cherished event that is one of the country's unforgettable moments since Canada's centennial in 1967.



Members of the 1972 Team Canada hockey team will help unveil the eighth of 10 stamps in honour of Canada 150.

Following the unveiling, the players will participate in a moderated question and answer session.


Wednesday, May 31, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Canadian Forces Base Winnipeg

James Armstrong Richardson International Airport

Winnipeg MB


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 seven celebratory moments of 10 in its Canada 150 program. Details are available at


SOURCE Canada Post

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