DUE To the CORONAVIRUS restrictions The CPS Board of Directors has CANCELLED ALL In Person Meetings, and Shows UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
CPS members can access virtual meeting links by signing onto the website, and under the Members tab select Virtual Zoom Meetings. Click the meeting link and you will go right to the meeting.
There are 3 upcoming Zoom meetings. The first meeting of the season for the Calgary Philatelic Society is on 1 September 2021 (1st Wednesday), which opens at 1845 for 1900 (MDT). This is the AGM. Presentation Gregg Redner on An Introduction to Belgian Parcel Post/ Railway Stamps. This meeting replaces the regular monthly meeting at the Kerby Centre.
The next virtual meeting of the BNAPS Calgary Regional Group is 14 July (2nd Wednesday) at 1845 for 1900 (MDT). Presentation: Calgary Stampede by Dave Freeman
CAPE (Calgary Association of Philatelic Exhibitors) has finished meetings for this season and will resume meetings in September 2021. Meetings normally start at 1845 for 1900 (MDT).
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.
At the RPSC (Royal Philatelic Society of Canada) AGM on 14 June the following Calgary members were recognized: 50 Years of Membership in the RPSC Dee Roy Goble Paul Berlinguette Long-time contributor/author of the Canadian Philatelist. Dale Speirs was one of six recognized as a long-time contributor/author of the Canadian Philatelist. Club Contributors Dave Russum […]
Congratulations to exhibitors: Ray Villeneuve for winning a Vermeil award for his exhibit on “Canadian Participation in the 1908 Franco-British Exhibition”. Dave Bartlet for winning a Silver award for his exhibit on “15th World Scout Moot 2017”
To get to the Calgary Philatelic Society Facebook Page, look at the left hand side bar just below our Society Logo. If you click on the Facebook symbol it will take you to the Facebook Group for CPS. Comments and posts can be left by anyone on the group page.
Due to the cancellation of CALTAPEX in October, CPS has decided to run CALVIRT 2021, a virtual exhibition with displays running from 1 Page to Multi Frames. We encourage New exhibitors. Judging/critique is available on request for exhibits by a National level judge. Go to the Virtual Exhibition tab, and submit your entry by 10 […]
I wish I could say “Happy New Year” but that doesn’t seem appropriate. However philately does find a way to mitigate the gloom and I did so by making a few covers as shown here. It was one method to add something to my COVID-19 topical collection.
On November 27, 2020, the Calgary Pandas Er Shun and Da Mao were sent back early to China. The Covid-19 pandemic made it difficult for the Calgary Zoo to obtain sufficient supplies of Bamboo to feed the pandas. Below is a picture of the cover front and back. The original CALTAPEX cover from 2019 was […]