Several club members participated in the annual BNAPEX show sponsored by the British North America Philatelic Society (BNAPS). This show due to the pandemic was held Virtually through the bnaps.org website from 2-6 September 2021. The live seminars are over, but will be posted on the bnaps.org website in the coming weeks. All the exhibits […]
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The annual show and exhibition of the Calgary Philatelic Society (CALTAPEX) has been CANCELLED by the CPS Board due to concerns over Covid in Alberta. A decision will be made if the show will be moved to the spring, or whether the exhibition portion will be done virtually in the same manner as CALVIRT was […]
The CPS had resumed in-Person meetings for our end of August auction, our AGM on 1 September, and our monthly club auction night on 15 September. However with the massive increase with Covid infections in Alberta, the board has decided to once again suspend ALL CPS in-person meetings for the remainder of September through the […]
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 […]
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 – […]