Canada Post—Lest We Forget

Canada Post Lest We Forget header

Categories: Canada Post/Stamps/Tourism & Culture

Every year on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, we share a moment of silence to honour the memory of the men and women of Canada’s Armed Forces who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our country. This tradition provides an opportunity to express our collective sense of sorrow for the loss that war produces, as well as a chance to rejoice in the legacy of peace and freedom that our soldiers have defended and preserved.

Lest We Forget Stamps
Lest We Forget stamps booklet

Project Scope

  • Concept development and stamp design
  • Official First Day Cover (OFDC)
  • Souvenir sheet of two stamps
  • Stamp booklet for retail sales
  • Canada Post cancellation graphic
Lest We Forget Stamp


Given the theme and the dramatic execution, this became a very popular issue with stamp collectors.