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Canada Post 2012 Stamp Program
Updated: Apr 22/13

> First-class Postal Rates
Rates in effect January 16, 2012.
  • Domestic: 61c
  • USA: $1.05
  • International: $1.80
> Elizabethan-era postal rate listing. [Updated Jun 6, 2012]
 
> 2012 Canada Stamp Program
Issue dates are subject to change by Canada Post.

Self-adhesive issues are indicated by the SA logo, used by Canada Post.
Scott numbers are noted as they are announced by Scott Publishing.

  • Jan 10: Lunar New Year: Year of the Dragon (2 stamps)
    • P (61c) (pane of 25) pic [Sc # 2495]
    • $1.80 (booklet of 6) SA pic [Sc # 2497]
    • $1.80 souvenir sheet pic [Sc # 2496]
    • $1.80 Dragon + $1.75 Rabbit souvenir sheet pic [Sc # 2496a]
    • uncut press sheet
    • Prepaid Postcards (1 of each design @ $1.89 each)

  • Jan 16: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee (Volume 1)
    • P (61c) QE II (booklet of 12) SA pic [Sc # 2519]
    • $2.44 souvenir sheet of 4 x P (61c) pic [Sc # 2513]
    • $5.95 keepsake folder (s/s, postcard, booklet)

  • Jan 16: Rate-change definitives
    • P (61c) Canadian Pride (5 designs) (booklet of 10 and 30) SA pic [Sc # 2499-2503]
    • P (61c) Canadian Pride (5 designs) ($3.05 souvenir sheet of 5) pic [Sc # 2498]
    • Baby Animals pic
      • P (61c) Racoons (vert. coil of 100)  SA [Sc # 2506]
      • P (61c) Racoons (horiz. coil of 5,000)  SA [Sc # 2505]
      • $1.05 Caribou (coil of 50 and booklet of 6) SA [Sc # 2507, 2510]
      • $1.29 Loons (coil of 50 and booklet of 6) SA [Sc # 2508, 2511]
      • $1.80 Moose (coil of 50 and booklet of 6) SA [Sc # 2509, 2512]
      • Baby Animals ($4.75 souvenir sheet of 4) pic [Sc # 2504]
      • Prepaid Postcards (1 of each design @ $1.89 each)

  • Feb 1: P (61c) John Ware and Viola Desmond in celebration of Black History Month (2 stamps)  pic
    • booklets of 10 each SA [Sc # 2520, 2521]
    • gutter booklet SA
  • Feb 6: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee (Volume 2)
    • $2.44 souvenir sheet of 4 x P (61c) pic [Sc # 2514]
    • $5.95 keepsake folder (s/s, postcard, booklet)

  • Feb 23: Art Canada: Joe Fafard
    • P (61c) in pane of 16 pic [Sc # 2522]
    • $1.05 (booklet of 6) SA pic [Sc # 2524]
    • $1.80 (booklet of 6) SA pic [Sc # 2525]
    • $3.46 souvenir sheet of 3 pic [Sc # 2523]
    • Prepaid Postcards (1 of each design @ $1.89 each)
    • uncut press sheet

  • Mar 1: Daylilies (wild yellow and orange)
    • P (61c) (2 designs) in booklet of 10 SA pic [Sc # 2529-30]
    • P (61c) (2 designs) in coil of 50 SA pic [Sc # 2527-28]
    • $1.22 souvenir sheet of 2 x P (61c) pic [Sc # 2526]
    • Prepaid Postcards (1 of each design @ $1.89 each)

  • Mar 6: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee (Volume 3)
    • $2.44 souvenir sheet of 4 x P (61c) pic [Sc # 2515]
    • $5.95 keepsake folder (s/s, postcard, booklet)
  • Apr 5: Titanic
    • 2 x P (61c) in booklet of 10 SA pic [Sc # 2536-37]
    • 4 x P (61c) in pane of 16 pic [Sc # 2531-34]
    • $1.80 booklet of 6 SA pic [Sc # 2538]
    • $1.80 souvenir sheet pic [Sc # 2535]
    • uncut press sheet of 12 souvenir sheets pre-issue pic
    • Prepaid Postcards (3 designs)
  • Apr 10: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee (Volume 4)
    • $2.44 souvenir sheet of 4 x P (61c) pic [Sc # 2516]
    • $5.95 keepsake folder (s/s, postcard, booklet)
  • May 3: P (61c) Selkirk Settlement pic [Sc # 2539]
  • May 7: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee (Volume 5)
    • $2.44 souvenir sheet of 4 x P (61c) pic [Sc # 2517]
    • $7.95 keepsake folder (s/s, postcard, booklet)
    • $2 (pane of 8) pic [Sc # 2540]
    • $2 (souvenir sheet of 1) pic [Sc # 2540a]
    • uncut press sheet pre-issue pic
  • May 11: Children's Literature: Franklin the Turtle
    • 4 x P (61c) booklet of 12 SA pic [Sc # 2542-45]
    • $2.44 souvenir sheet of 4 x P (61c) pic [Sc # 2541]
    • Prepaid Postcards (4 designs)
  • May 17: Calgary Stampede
    • P (61c) booklet of 10 SA pic [Sc # 2547]
    • $1.05 booklet of 10 SA pic [Sc # 2548]
    • $1.66 souvenir sheet of 2 (P (61c) + $1.05) pic [Sc # 2546]
    • Prepaid Postcards (2 designs)
    • gutter booklet
  • May 22: Canadians that made a difference
    • 4 x P (61c): Rick Hansen, Michael J. Fox, Louise Arbour, Sheila Watt-Cloutier (individual booklets of 10) SA pic [Sc # 2550-53]
    • $2.44 souvenir sheet of 4 x P (61c) pic [Sc # 2549]
  • Jun 1: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee (Volume 6)
    • $2.44 souvenir sheet of 4 x P (61c) pic [Sc # 2518]
    • $5.95 keepsake folder (s/s, postcard, booklet)
  • Jun 15: War of 1812: Heroes of the War (joint issue with Guernsey)
    • 2 x P (61c) pic [Sc # 2554-55]
  • Jun 27: P (61c) London 2012 Summer Olympic Games (booklet of 10) SA pic [Sc # 2556]
    • Prepaid Postcard

  • Jun 29: 100th Grey Cup Game (CFL team logos)
    • 8 x P (61c) (individual coils of 50 for each team) SA pic [Sc # 2559-66]
    • $4.88 souvenir sheet of 8 x P (61c) pic [Sc # 2558]

  • Jun 29: P (61c) Tommy Douglas and the Birth of Medicare pic [Sc # 2557]
  • Jul 23: Signs of the Zodiac
    • 4 x P (61c): Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio SA [Sc # 2453-56]
    • $2.44 souvenir sheet of 4 x P (61c) pic [Sc # 2446]
    • Prepaid Postcards (4 designs)
    • gutter booklet
  • Aug 16: 100th Grey Cup Game
    • 9 x P (61c) (individual booklets for each CFL team) SA [Sc # 2568-76]
    • $5.49 souvenir sheet of 9 x P (61c) pic [Sc # 2567]
    • Prepaid Postcards (9 designs)
  • Sep 28: P Flag on Bobsled spelling error correction (in booklet of 10) SA [Sc # 2502a; bklt: Sc # 2503c]

  • Sep 17: P + 10c Community Foundation Semi-Postal SA pic [Sc # B19]

  • Oct 11: Regiments
    • P (61c) The Black Watch SA [Sc # 2578]
    • P (61c) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry SA [Sc # 2579]
    • P (61c) Royal Regiment of Canada SA [Sc # 2580]
    • $1.83 souvenir sheet of 3 pic [Sc # 2577]
  • Oct 15: P (61c) Christmas Stained Glass SA pic [Sc # 2582]
  • Oct 15: Christmas Decorations
    • P (61c) Cookies booklet of 12 SA [Sc # 2583]
    • $1.05 Stockings booklet of 6 SA [Sc # 2584]
    • $1.80 Christmas Tree booklet of 6 SA [Sc # 2585]
    • $3.46 souvenir sheet of 3 pic [Sc # 2581]
  • Oct 16: 15c Beneficial Insects souvenir sheet (with hidden features) pic [Sc # 2409b]
    • 3c Golden-eyed Lacewing
    • 4c Paper Wasp
    • 8c Margined leatherwing
  • Nov 5: P (61c) Picture Postage (12 new designs) SA pic [Sc # 2586-97]
  • Nov 28: P (61c) Grey Cup Winners (Toronto Argonauts) overprint pic [Sc # 2598]

  • Dec 12: Computer Vended Postage SA

> 2012 Commemorative Envelopes
These are envelopes with a special cachet and cancel commemorating an event. They are not a new stamp issue but are an official Canada Post Product. These sell for $3 each (unless otherwise indicated).
  • Jun 8: Town of Torbay
  • Aug 2: City of Victoria
  • Sep 19: The Royal Conservatory
 



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