Plan to Attend Western Canada's first NATIONAL show in 3 years CPS 2022 BNAPEX from 2 - 4 September 2022. Register here on the website for hotel and convention. Hotel discount ENDS 5 August.
Club meetings are now in-person at the Kerby Centre unless otherwise indicated. The club requests individuals to wear masks in the building. Watch the website and E-letters for further updates. Next regular club meeting is 7 September
CPS members can access virtual meeting links by signing onto the website, in the Members tab select Virtual Zoom Meetings. Click the meeting link and you will go right to the meeting. Meetings normally start at 1850 for 1900 (MDT).
- Calgary Regional Group of BNAPS will meet on Zoom on 10 August
- CAPE (Calgary Association of Philatelic Exhibitors) will meet on Zoom on 28 Sept 2022.
Membership is $25 annually. Newcomers can sign up entirely online, while current members can pay their dues through the website, or confirm their identity to get free access.
On April 5, at the monthly club meeting, the 100th anniversary of the club founding was celebrated. The photo below shows, from left to right, two great-granddaughters Beth Saunders and her sister Carol Irwin, then Beth’s daughters Jennifer and Shannon. Not in the photo but also attending was Beth’s husband Bill. Additional photos can be […]
At the Montreal Lakeshore Stamp club annual show 1-2 April, Dave Bartlet was awarded the following for his exhibits – The Baby Sisters – Gold, BC Hospital Aid – Gold, Admiral Booklet Varieties – Vermeil, Covid-19 – Bronze. The first in person National show was held at ORAPEX in Ottawa 23-24 April. Ray Villeneuve won […]
As live international stamp shows resume, CPS members are participating. At the London 2022 show, Amelia Kelbert won a Large Silver for her exhibit on monarch butterflies. Don Wilson won Gold at HUNFILEX 2022 in Budapest for his exhibit “Australian Mail To The UK To 1891”, which also received a special prize from the Emirates […]
Gregg Butt had a stamp collection stolen in October – details follow. If you have information contact the number on the report, “I was robbed of a very valuable stamp collection and I was hoping that you could send a watch out for this, and notify police immediately with any pertinent details. It is a […]
The Calgary Philatelic Society won for the most votes and the Canadian Stamp News cover contest for Best National Stamp Collecting month cover and will win the prize of $150. With 619 votes, the runner up Kevin O’Reilly had 591 votes in a tight race. The cover is shown here. The cover was designed by […]
Three covers are available for CALTAPEX 2021. The first cover has a strip of 3 stamps promoting CALTAPEX 2021, CALVIRT 2022 and BNAPEX 2022 – $5. The second cover is strictly a CALTAPEX cover with a single stamp for the CALTAPEX show – $2. The third cover is for the Cancellation of CALTAPEX with a […]