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Canadian Black Heritage Stamps

19th Century Social Reformers

Josiah Henson

Abolitionist

SC # 997

Issued Sept. 16, 1983

Artist: Tony Kew

Black History Month

Rosemary Brown

Politician

SC # 2315

Issued Feb. 2, 2009

Artist: Suzanne Duranceau

Black History Month

Ferguson "Fergie" Jenkins

MLB Pitcher

SC # 3434

Issued  Feb. 1, 2011

Photos: John Iacono; John Oddi

Black History Month

Seraphim "Joe" Fortes

Lifeguard

SC # 2620

Issued Feb. 1, 2013

Photos: City of Vancouver

The Millennium Collection

Portia White

Operatic Contralto

SC # 1820a

Issued Dec. 17, 1999

Photo: Yousuf Karsh

Black History Month

Abraham Doras Shadd

Abolitionist

SC # 2316

Issued Feb. 2, 2009

Artist: Suzanne Duranceau

Black History Month

John Ware

Cowboy

SC # 2520

Issued Feb. 1, 2012

Photo: Glenbow

Black History Month

Africville

Halifax Community

SC # 2702

Issued Jan. 30, 2014

Illustrator: Janice Kun

NHL All-Stars

Grant Fuhr

Ist Black Hall-of-Famer

SC # 2085b

Issued Jan. 29, 2005

Artist: François Escalmel

Black History Month

William Hall V.C.

Naval Hero

SC # 2369

Issued Feb. 1, 2010

Artist: Suzanne Duranceau

Canadian Musicians

Oscar Peterson

Jazz Composer/Musician

SC # 2118

Issued Aug. 15, 2005

Photo: Gilbert Duclos

Black History Month

Carrie Best

Journalist

SC # 2433

Issued Feb. 1, 2011

Photos: The Clarion; Shirley Robb

Black History Month

Viola Desmond

Businesswoman

SC # 2521

Issued Feb. 1, 2012

Photo: Davis Family

Black History Month

Oliver Jones

Jazz Pianist

SC # 2619

Issued Feb. 1, 2013

Photos: Yves Renaud; Kate Hutchinson

Black HIstory Month

Hogan's Alley

Vancouver Community

SC # 2703

Issued Jan. 30, 2014

Illustrator: Janice Kun

Black History Month

Nelson Mandela

Honorary Canadian

SC # 2806

Issued Jan. 30, 2015

Photo: Yousuf Karsh

Black History Month

No. 2 Construction Battalion

World War I Black Unit

SC # 2895

Issued Feb. 1, 2016
Illustrator: Dennis Budgen

Black History Month

Mathieu Da Costa

Interpreter

SC # 2969

Issued Feb. 1, 2017

Illustrators: Ron Dollekamp/

Francis Back

 Star TrekTM: Year 2-Captains

Benjamin Sisko

actor Avery Brooks

SC # 2988

Issued Apr. 27, 2017

Designers: Kosta Tsetsekas/ Adrian Horvath

F1 in Canada

Lewis Hamilton

Race Car Driver

SC #2997i

Issued May 16, 2017

Photographer: Jonathan Cottam 

Black History Month

Lincoln M. Alexander

Politician and Civil Rights Leader

SC # 3086

Issued Feb. 1, 2018

Photo: The Hamilton Spectator

Black History Month

Kay Livingstone

Radio and Social Activist

SC # 3085

Issued Feb. 1, 2018

Photo: Livingstone Family

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Black History Month

Albert Jackson

Pioneering Letter Carrier

Issued Jan. 25, 2019

Illustrator: Ron Dollekamp

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Black History Month

Colored Hockey Championship

Issued Jan. 23, 2020

Illustrator: Ron Dollekamp

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Black History Month

Amber Valley, Alberta  and Willow Grove, New Brunswick 

Issued January 22, 2021

Cancellation: Athabasca, AB and Saitnt John, NB

Designed By Lara Minja, Illustrator: Rick Jacobson

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Black History Month

Canada's First Lady of Jazz  Eleanor Collins

Issued January 21, 2022

Cancellation: Vancouver BC

Based on photo by Franz Lindner,  Illustrator: David Belliveau

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Black History Month

Canada's First Lady of Jazz  Eleanor Collins

Issued January 21, 2022

Cancellation: Vancouver BC

Based on photo by Franz Lindner,

 Illustrator: David Belliveau, 

Eleanor Collins Sheet of Stamps

Eleanor Collins First Day Cover

Eleanor Collins beside her stamp

at stamp ceremony 

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Canada’s First Lady of the Blues, Salome Bey

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2023 Black History Month Stamp Honours Chloe Cooley

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Black History Month

Honour Chloe Cooley

Issued January 30, 2023

Cancellation: Vancouver BC

 Illustrator: Rick Jacobsen

Chloe Cooley  Booklet

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Chloe  Cooley  Booklet Cover

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Chloe Cooley First Day Cover

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