L'Institut Historica-Dominion Institute

The Historica-Dominion Institute is the largest, independent organization dedicated to Canadian history, identity and citizenship. Through our work in various programs, we are determined to build active and informed Canadian citizens. As we work hard to ensure a greater appreciation for Canada’s history and heritage, we’d like to share our own stories and impressions. We invite you to do the same.

L’Institut Historica-Dominion est le plus large organisme national charitable au Canada dédié à l’histoire, l’identité et la citoyenneté du pays. À travers nos programmes, nous sommes déterminés de former des citoyens actifs et informés. Nous aimerons partager nos histoires et impressions lorsque nous tentons d’assurer une encore plus forte appréciation du patrimoine Canadien. Nous vous invitons de partager avec nous.

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Let’s not underestimate the importance of commemorative stamps and coins. Collective coins that are kept sacred and stamps that are shared all over Canada, The Royal Canadian Mint and Canada Post does it part to insure Canadian culture is celebrated in their own way. 

Here is a collection of the stamps and coins to be feature in 2012. There are more to come, most importantle the War of 1812 stamp!

The stamps and coins of 2012 include:

The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Coin and the War of 1812 Bicentennial Coin.

John Ware and Viola Desmond stamps for Black History Month.

The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee stamp.

The 150th Anniversary of the Cariboo Gold Rush coin.

The LNY Year of the Dragon Stamp.