The Vimy Ridge war memorial in France, which was built to pay tribute to Canada's contribution to the defense of France in World War 1.

Canada #486 15c Slate 1968 Armistice VF 75/80 NH DF

The Vimy Ridge war memorial in France, which was built to pay tribute to Canada's contribution to the defense of France in World War

The Charlottetown Conference was the meeting held in 1864 between the Fathers of Confederation that was instrumental in the formation of the country in 1867. This stamp depicts the 100th anniversary of that historic meeting.

Canada #431 5c Black 1964 Confederation Memorial VF 84 NH

The Charlottetown Conference was the meeting held in 1864 between the Fathers of Confederation that was instrumental in the formation of the country in This stamp depicts the anniversary of that historic meeting.

This stamp issued for the 60th anniversary of Confederation shows a map of Canada in 1867 after the country was first formed, and in 1927 when the stamp was issued.

This stamp issued for the anniversary of Confederation shows a map of Canada in 1867 after the country was first formed, and in 1927 when the stamp was issued.

This stamp commemorates Canada's first elected assembly, which was in Nova Scotia.

Canada #382 5c 1958 Slate Blue Mace And Speakers Chair VF 75/80 NH

This stamp commemorates Canada's first elected assembly, which was in Nova Scotia.

David Sparrow Thompson was prime minister of Canada from 1892 until his sudden death in 1894 at the age of 49. He nearly brought Newfoundland into confederation in 1893.

Canada #349 4c Violet Sir John Thompson VF 75/80 NH

David Sparrow Thompson was prime minister of Canada from 1892 until his sudden death in 1894 at the age of He nearly brought Newfoundland into confederation in

Canada #516 1970 6c Brown Carved Inscription VF 75/80 NH HF

Canada #516 1970 6c Brown Carved Inscription VF 75/80 NH HF

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Samuel de Champlain was the founder of New France, establishing the settlement of Quebec City on July 3, 1608.

Samuel de Champlain was the founder of New France, establishing the settlement of Quebec City on July

Sir Charles Tupper - Prime minister for only a few months in 1896. Issued in 1956 as part of a five year series featuring Canada's prime ministers.

Canada #358 5c Ultramarine Sir Charles Tupper VF 75/80 NH

Sir Charles Tupper - Prime minister for only a few months in Issued in 1956 as part of a five year series featuring Canada's prime ministers.

Sir John Abbott - prime Minister from 1891 to late 1892.  Issued in 1952 as part of a five year series featuring Canada's prime ministers.

Sir John Abbott - prime Minister from 1891 to late Issued in 1952 as part of a five year series featuring Canada's prime ministers.

Canada #148 20c Carmine Red La Fontaine & Baldwin 1927 Historical Iss VF-80-J LH

Canada #148 20c Carmine Red La Fontaine & Baldwin 1927 Historical Iss VF-80-J LH

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This iconic picture of the Fathers of Confederation is adapted from a painting by Robert Harris.

Canada #142 2c Deep Green 1927 Confederation Issue No Mesh VF-80 LH

Canada Deep Green 1927 Confederation Issue No Mesh LH

This stamp, issued for the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the city of Ottawa, shows the parliament buildings overlooking the Ottawa River.

Canada #442 5c Brown 1965 Parliament Buildings VF 75/80 NH DF/LFSD

This stamp, issued for the Anniversary of the founding of the city of Ottawa, shows the parliament buildings overlooking the Ottawa River.

Regarded as one of the greatest land geographers who has ever lived, David Thomspson travelled over 90,000 km across North America, mapping 4.9 million square kilometers as he did it. He died in 1857 at the age of 87.

Canada #370 5c 1957 Ultramarine Thompson And Map VF 84 NH

Regarded as one of the greatest land geographers who has ever lived, David Thomspson travelled over km across North America, mapping million square kilometers as he did it. He died in 1857 at the age of

R.B. Bennett - prime minister during the depression. This man was one of Canada's richest men and was a teetotaler all his life. He was actually quite generous by the standards of the time, yet was not popular because of his wealth at a time when so many Canadians were struggling.

Canada #357 4c Violet Richard Bennett VF 75/80 NH

R.B. Bennett - prime minister during the depression. This man was one of Canada's richest men and was a teetotaler all his life. He was actually quite generous by the standards of the time, yet was not popular because of his wealth at a time when so many Canadians were struggling.

Alexander Mackenzie, the second prime minister of Canada. Issued in 1952 as part of a five year series featuring Canada's prime ministers.

Canada #319 4c Orange Vermillion Alexander Mackenzie VF 75/80 NH

Alexander Mackenzie, the second prime minister of Canada. Issued in 1952 as part of a five year series featuring Canada's prime ministers.

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