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 – […]
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 […]
July 9, 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the Katherine Stinson first Airmail flight from Calgary to Edmonton. To mark the anniversary, a celebration will be held in conjunction with WestJet airlines to commemorate the event. Come to the Domestic terminal (A gates). An exhibit will be setup by Westjet ticketing counters starting at 630AM. […]
CPS members competing at PIPEX in Portland OR on 11-13 May received the following results; MultiFrame Large Gold – Amelia Kelbert – Monarch Butterfly The World of the (Danaus Plexippus) – American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Youth 1st Ribbon – American Topical Association Youth Award Large Vermeil – Janice Brookes – The Evolution of the […]