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Expo 67

Trans-Canada Highway

Summit Series

Marathon of Hope


The Constitution


Marriage Equality

Olympic Games

Paralympic Glory

As a nation, the stories we cherish are the ones that unite us, make us proud, and move us forward. To celebrate this very special year in our history Canada Post has introduced a spectacular new stamp collection that showcases 10 unforgettable moments from the past 50 years. They are stories of courage, compassion, innovation and diversity. The very values our country was built on, that make us who we are today. Relive the drama and emotion of each historic event through special videos that feature the great Canadians who lived the experience. Explore the video stories and share them with pride.

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Canada 150 – 10 unforgettable moments from the past 50 years

Canada 150 stamps

Celebrate Canada 150 with 10 one-of-a-kind stamps featuring unforgettable moments and achievements from the last 50 years.

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Learn about the 10 unforgettable moments and achievements from the last 50 years that are being commemorated.

Expo 67 (1967)  | 
Trans-Canada Highway (1971)  | 
Summit Series (1972)  | 
Marathon of Hope (1980)  | 
Canadarm (1981)  | 
The Constitution (1982)  | 
Nunavut (1999)  | 
Marriage Equality (2005)  | 
Olympic Games (1976, 1988 & 2010)  | 
Paralympic Glory (1976 & 2010)

Expo 67: An experience like no other

World-renowned architect Moshe Safdie’s Habitat 67 complex was the star attraction at Canada’s hugely successful World’s Fair in Montréal. His iconic design graces the stamp that celebrates an event that 50 million people attended. Get the full story

Trans-Canada Highway: Take the road that
connects us

It’s a highway of adventure, dreams and stories – and a vital economic link. Begun in 1950, completed in 1971, this 8,000-km road holds a special place in the hearts of people who’ve travelled it between St. John’s and Victoria. Get the full story

Summit Series: Replay the drama on and off the ice

Hockey’s legendary Cold War battle pitted Canada’s top NHL stars against the Soviet Union’s Olympic and world champions. With Paul Henderson’s dying-seconds goal in Game 8, Canada won the dramatic series, which changed the game forever. Get the full story

Marathon of Hope: One man who inspired a nation

Terry Fox’s 1980 quest to run across the country on an artificial leg remains an enduring symbol of courage and hope. His legacy lives on: Terry Fox Runs across the globe have raised more than $700 million for cancer research. Get the full story

Canadarm: See robotics innovation reach
new heights

Canada’s most famous robotics accomplishment – the Canadarm – took flight into space in 1981. For more than 30 years, it was the iconic symbol of the heights that this country’s technological innovation can reach. Astronaut Jeremy Hansen launches this stamp. Get the full story

The Constitution: Celebrate nationhood, rights
and freedoms

The Constitution Act, 1982, officially gave Canada full sovereignty and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms gave every citizen fundamental protection. We mark this milestone alongside the 20th Prime Minister of Canada. Get the full story

Nunavut: The story of a vast new territory

The story of a vast territory – Canada’s newest. Created in 1999, Nunavut was the result of the largest Aboriginal land claims agreement in Canadian history. It was the first major change to Canada’s political map since Newfoundland and Labrador joined Confederation. Get the full story

Marriage Equality: Ensuring everyone’s right to marry the one they love

The long road to marriage equality culminated in the 2005 passage of the Civil Marriage Act, which made Canada the fourth country to grant same-sex couples the right to marry the one they love. Get the full story

Olympic Games: The legacy of three Olympiads
lives on

Celebrate the 1976, 1988 and 2010 Olympics held on Canadian soil. Learn about the moments of sportsmanship and sporting excellence. They demonstrated Canadians can take on the world – and win, in both summer and winter Olympics. Get the full story

Paralympic Glory: Showcasing athletic ability and
the human spirit

The 1976 and 2010 Paralympics were historical moments for Canadians: signifying both Canada’s accomplishments in the Paralympic moment and the success of Canadian athletes. Get the full story

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