Ms. Sainte-Marie’s passing on Wednesday added to the history of artists such as Dylan, Prince, Johnny Cash, Van Morrison, Jefferson Airplane, and many others who died this year.
During the age of the genre-breaking Lilith Fair that began in 1997, Ms. Sainte-Marie co-founded the Canadian division of the influential women’s music festival.
Canada Post also announced that they are expanding their line of stamps for 2019, offering 10 different stamps in Canada:
Celebrating Emancipation Day at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute (inset), funded by singer Jane Fonda, includes Natalie Cole, Judith Anderson, Tonya Lee Williams and more.
(inset), funded by singer Jane Fonda, includes Natalie Cole, Judith Anderson, Tonya Lee Williams and more. Building the Silver Dollar Stationing in 19th-century San Francisco provides inspiration to anyone who has ever wanted to learn to build a railroad.
The Valentine Stone Interior of the Charles M. Schulz Museum features the world’s largest collection of Schulz items (inset).
features the world’s largest collection of Schulz items (inset). Featuring Elvis and his band, including Chris Spencer and others, the Rainbow Pines performs a performance in front of the White House.
resembling a peach with cherries in it, stands in the door of the former Beacon Restaurant in Weyburn, Saskatchewan.
stands in the door of the former Beacon Restaurant in Weyburn, Saskatchewan. The “I Do I Do I” Parachute Girls – Mildred, Shirley, Peggy, Minnie, Lillie and Minnie Marilyn – pose for a photo while clad in gear and with their suits.
and are clad in gear and with their suits. Justin Trudeau on the rooftop of Parliament Hill in Parliament Buildings.
On a rooftop in Regina, Saskatchewan, a glittering sparkler lights the night as the Unifor union holds a support rally ahead of the resumption of bargaining negotiations between Unifor and Caterpillar Inc.
In downtown Guelph, Ontario, a young hockey player from Romania shares his thoughts on the Canadian National Hockey League (on a red poster) with a message for the country:
Our 2017 stamp – Painting a Firestorm – includes noted British abstract painter Rachel Whiteread.
The Order of Canada stamp calendar includes Canadian painter Joseph Beuys, principal architect of England’s Art School of Kingston, Alice Russell and students Mary White and Anne Baker.
The tribute to Joe Clark, Canada’s 9th Prime Minister, also includes May McAdie, Canadian car designer, Liz Taylor, with portrait of Hamilton resident, Sir Anthony J. Hamilton.
The debut debut stamp exhibition 2019 marks the launch of 20 postage stamps in Canada, including Japan’s Kyoto Metropolitan Museum of Art and singer Elisabeth Futral’s arrangements for the 1991 Bastille Day Parade, submitted via the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
And then there’s the hand drawn stamps with Sculptural Hand Stampatures by Peter Blaylock.
Canada Post has been listing the types of stamps they have, honoring 21 important dates in the nation’s history, including the War of 1812, the era of John Diefenbaker, Quebec, and the Confederation of British Columbia and Alberta.