CAPEX 22 International One Frame Exhibition
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Between 9-12 June 2022, Canada will be home to CAPEX 22, an International philatelic exhibition, Canada's first since 1996. All 400 exhibit frames will be devoted to one frame exhibits. CAPEX 22 will be the first International One Frame exhibition, and the largest showing of one frame exhibits at a single exhibition. CAPEX 22 will also feature a literature competition, encompassing both print and digital media.

CAPEX 22 will be hosted by the Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC), and will be held under the patronage of Federación lnteramericana de Filatelia (FIAF) and the recognition of the Federation Internationale de Philatelie (FIP). It will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

BNAPS is a CAPEX 22 Partner-Level Sponsor. It also provided a matching funds donation program for BNAPS members that made monetary contributions towards the success of CAPEX 22.

BNAPS at CAPEX 22
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BNAPS Reception

BNAPS is hosting a members-only reception on Thursday, 9 June, the first evening of CAPEX 22. It will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, just after the close of the exhibition on Thursday. The venue is the Pint Public House, 277 Front St. West, adjacent to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

This will be a chance for members who haven’t seen each other face-to-face for the last two years of COVID to get together and share refreshments and hors d’oeuvres in a relaxed setting. Due to pub capacity, we are limited to a maximum of 150 guests.

We ask that members sign up beforehand. You can do so online (preferably) or at the BNAPS booth at the exhibition. The online sign-up allows you to sign up your spouse or significant other plus one non-member guest. Because of the limit on the number of attendees, we urge you to sign up as early as possible.

Only BNAPS members can sign up. When you click the "BNAPS Reception Sign-up" button, you will be asked to log in before being redirected to the sign-up form.

Presentations

BNAPS is hosting a series of presentations during the exhibition. They will take place in the BNAPS Room at CAPEX 22. Everyone is invited. Here is a tentative list.

DateTimeSpeakerTopic
Thursday
9 June
14:00-14:20 Mike Street Introduction to BNAPS book program
Book launch: The Early Machine Cancels of Canada by Rob Leigh
Drawing for free copy of today’s book
14:20-15:10 Ronald Majors Cross Border Postal Communications During U.S. Civil War
15:10-16:00 Scott Robinson and Jim McCormick Collecting Stamp Varieties
Friday
10 June
16:00-16:20 Mike Street Introduction to BNAPS book program
Book launch: Canadian Military Censor Markings Used In Europe During WW I by Wayne Schnarr
Drawing for free copy of today’s book
16:20-18:00 Ron Smith, VP Study Groups BNAPS Study Group Day
Ron will give an overview of the BNAPS study groups. Several study groups will describe their activities.
Saturday
11 June
16:00-17:00 David Piercey How to Improve Your Single Frame Exhibit
17:00-18:00 Jean Wang Introduction to Thematic Collecting and Exhibiting
Sunday
12 June
10:00-10:20 Mike Street Introduction to BNAPS book program
Book launch: Catalogue Of Canadian Railway Post Office Cancellations and Related Railway Postmarks including Selected Waterway Postmarks (Excluding Newfoundland & Labrador) by Ross Gray
Drawing for free copy of today’s book
10:20-11:10 Bill Longley Opening Up to New Collecting Areas
11:10-12:00 Guillaume Vadeboncoeur Collecting Small Queen Postal History – Something for Every Taste

Matching Funds Program

In February 2021, BNAPS launched its Matching Funds Donation Program in which it matched member donations to CAPEX 22 up to $10,000. That goal has been reached! Click the button to view the list of member donors.


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