Palmares Catalogue


The CAPEX 22 digital Palmares catalogue is now available. Click here for the link to the digital version. For anyone who prefers a hard copy of the CAPEX 22 Palmares A hardcopy is also available to purchase through Amazon's print on demand. Continue Reading

So exciting! CAPEX 22 opens today

Gary Lyon (front) and Yohann Tanguay of Eastern Auctions Ltd. and Gary J. Lyon (Philatelist) Ltd. set up on Wednesday a special exhibit at CAPEX 22. The New Brunswick-based companies are a Partner Level sponsor and the Official Exhibits Sponsor of CAPEX 22.

We are so excited...CAPEX 22 opens today in the North Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC). Opening ceremonies start at 9 am. Check out some of the photos below by the official photographer of CAPEX .... Carlos Vergara. There was a lot of activity at the MTCC yesterday as organizers, dealers, exhibitors, commissioners, jury... Continue Reading

Canada Post to unveil five nostalgic travel posters at CAPEX 22


Canada Post will unveil five new stamps featuring nostalgic travel posters of popular Canadian tourist destinations, including an iconic Toronto hotel, on Thursday, June 9, as part of the opening ceremonies at CAPEX 22, an international philatelic convention. The Vintage Travel Posters stamps feature bold and colourful ads from a golden age of commercial art... Continue Reading

Stamp Collecting a popular investment worldwide


Sure, the stock market has been disappointingly bearish as of late, but there is good news for collectors of postage stamps.According to John Lowe, writing on May 26, 2022 for RTÉ, Ireland’s National Public Service Media, collecting stamps today has become a popular financial investment. “Stamps have proved to be an excellent medium to long-term... Continue Reading

CAPEX News #23


Effective April 1, 2022, pre-arrival COVID-19 testing is no longer required for travellers to enter Canada. Travellers may however be randomly selected for testing upon arrival. Anyone selected for random testing may continue to their destination pending test results. This and a whole lot more other important details about CAPEX 22 are in this issue.... Continue Reading

Vice-Regal Patronage Granted

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon Governor General of Canada.

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., O.Q., C.D., Governor General of Canada, has extended her patronage to CAPEX 22, the first International One Frame Stamp Championship Exhibition. Her Excellency is also the patron of the Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC), Canada’s national philatelic society, the host of CAPEX 22. Since... Continue Reading

Issue #21 of CAPEX News


At just six weeks to opening day, this newsletter starts with a few important reminders of due dates fast approaching, followed by new information on the CAPEX 22 website and updates to our regular Spotlight of Societies feature. To view this newsletter, click here. Continue Reading

StampAuctionNetwork Joins CAPEX 22 as Partner-Level Sponsor

Stamp Auction Network

Bill Longley, CAPEX 22 Bourse Committee Chairman, and David Kern, Partner, StampAuctionNetwork (SAN), are pleased to announce that StampAuctionNetwork has joined CAPEX 22 as a Partner-Level sponsor. “StampAuctionNetwork is pleased to partner with CAPEX 22 as they, like StampAuctionNetwork, are committed to providing the best opportunities to current philatelic collectors & dealers, and also to advancing... Continue Reading

Issue #20 of CAPEX News


It is now only eight weeks to CAPEX 22 opening day and there are more and more exciting activities and events to write about. This edition provides important updates on room blocks, registration and palmares tickets plus the unveiling of the CAPEX 22 medals and the release of the CAPEX 22 Jury List. Continue Reading. Continue Reading

Issue No. 19 of CAPEX News


This issue also provides information on  an upcoming edition of RPSC Stamp Talks on the 75th anniversary of plans for the first CAPEX exhibition followed by news of the return of the Spring 2022 National Postage Stamp & Coin Show operated by CAPEX 22 partner level sponsor Canadian Stamp News. Continue Reading. Continue Reading