DUE To the CORONAVIRUS restrictions The CPS Board of Directors has CANCELLED ALL In Person Meetings, and Shows UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
CALVIRT 2021 is a Virtual Stamp Exhibition put on by the Calgary Philatelic Society from 20 January 2021 to 21 February 2021. Click Here or use the menu tab on the left VIRTUAL EXHIBITION to see rules, forms, entries and how to buy show covers and stamps. The Exhibition will remain available for viewing through the end of February or possibly longer.
CPS members can access virtual meeting links by signing onto the website, and under the Members tab select Virtual Zoom Meetings. The Zoom meeting links can access the meetings directly from the website.
There are 3 upcoming Zoom meetings. The next meeting of the Calgary Philatelic Society is on 3 March 2021 (1st Wednesday), which opens at 1845 for 1900 (MST). This meeting replaces the regular monthly meeting at the Kerby Centre.
The next virtual meeting of the BNAPS Calgary Regional Group is 10 March (2nd Wednesday) at 1845 for 1900 (MST). Presentation by: TBA
The next virtual meeting of CAPE (Calgary Association of Philatelic Exhibitors) will be held on 24 February (4th Wednesday) starting at 1845 for 1900 (MST).
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.
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 […]
The election results are now official. A total of 49 votes were cast (6 via Canada Post & in-person and 43 via email). The CPS Board for 2020-2021 will consist of the following Directors: President – Erika Peter (2 years) Vice President – Wayne Dwyer (2 years) Treasurer – Cary Hatcher (2 years) Secretary – […]
Please review the awards won by Calgary Exhibitors at the Edmonton National Large Gold Jim Taylor Earth Science from Flat Earth to Plate Tectonics (90 points) Donna Trathen Christina Broom, her work as a photographer (90 points) Gold Jan Brookes The Evolution of the World Wildlife Fund Logo (88 points) David Bartlet Voluntary Fundraising for […]