Organization: Canada Post
Canada Salutes Ausipex 84|
21-30 September 1984
The lighthouse featured above is part of a set of 4 se tenant stamps issued on 21 September 1984 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the completion of the first Canadian lighthouse. The first lighthouse built on Canadian shores was located off the Fortress of Louisbourg on Canada’s east coast.
About the stamp designs
To illustrate these stamps, Toronto artist Dennis Noble has provided paintings of the four lighthouses as they may have looked when first erected to serve as guides and friends to the mariner navigating as Canada’s coastal and inland waters. Toronto art director Ken Rodmell has provided the harmonious type design.
The physical version of this product is part of the federal identity archive.