Thursday, May 26, 2011

Parks Canada Postage Stamp to be Issued by Canada Post

Canada Post issued a stamp to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Parks Canada, the world's first national parks service. The domestic rate stamp depicts a lone hiker standing over a majestic scene that includes Indian paintbrushes, a moose, a grizzly bear, an eagle, waterfall and mountain peaks in bold colours.

Founded on May 19, 1911, Parks Canada is celebrating a century of world leadership in protection, education and visitor experience that is admired around the globe. Parks Canada protects 167 national historic sites, 42 national parks and 4 national marine conservation areas, which together make up one of the most extensive networks of protected national heritage places in the world.

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Full story at: Canada Post

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