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Niagara River

Canada's River Heritage, Waterways of Industry and Commerce


Niagara River



Date of Issue

April 22, 1992




Postal Administration



Canada's River Heritage, Waterways of Industry and Commerce

Series Time Span


Perforation or Dimension



Ashton-Potter Limited.


Designed by Malcolm Waddell Based on illustrations by Jan Waddell

About Stamp

The second in the series of Canadian Heritage Rivers stamps was issued on April 22, illustrating five of this country's famous waterways of industry and commerce. Similar to last year's format, the stamps were issued in a Stamp Pack of 10. Canada is famous worldwide for its natural resource industries, fisheries, logging, agriculture, hydro-electric power, recreation and tourism. Though only 55 kilometres in length and seldom more than two kilometres wide, the mighty Niagara River has for decades been the source of power for much of central Canada and the northeastern United States. Tourists from around the world come to view the spectacular Falls as the river descends through a breathtaking gorge. For years the Canadian city if Niagara Falls has been rightly dubbed the honeymoon capital of the world.
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Canada Post Corporation. Canada's Stamps Details, No. 6, 1992, p. 4, 6.

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