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Canada - Overview

1851 - 1868

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CanProv1
NovSco3
NewBrun1
Newf1
Province of Canada Nova Scotia New Brunswick Newfoundland
BCVI1
PrEdIs1
BCVISc3
BCSc7
British Columbia & Vancouver Island Prince Edward Island Vancouver Island British Columba
CanDom21
Dominion of Canada
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1851
April 23
1 Province of Canada
September 1
2 Nova Scotia
September 6
3 New Brunswick
1857
January 1
4 Newfoundland
1860
April
5 British Columbia & Vancouver Island
1861
January 1
6 Prince Edward Island
1865
September 19
7 Vancouver Island
November 1
8 British Columbia
1868
April 1
9 Dominion of Canada

On July 1, 1867, the colony of Canada combined with the colonies of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia to form the Dominion of Canada. The other stamp issuing colonies joined the Dominion as follows:

The Canadian provinces Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan never issued stamps of their own.

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