Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

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Canada’s First Postage Stamp: Three Pence Beaver

Designed by Sandford Fleming, the Three Pence Beaver was considered the first stamp of Canada, years before Confederation. Unique in its design, it set several firsts. Before a Dominion, Canada was a province, combining Upper Canada and Lower Canada into one entity, called the United Province of Canada. Other provinces of the time were Nova… (read more)