The annual summary of awards, submitted earlier by Bob Dyer, are finally posted - sorry for the delay. A very impressive showing!
Two new messages in the Commentary Page. Remember, all members are invited to send comments!
Pete has also kicked off a new feature: Stories and Jokes. Enjoy, and send in your own.
Secretary Pete Jacobi has provided the Minutes of the 2003 Annual General Meeting.
Norm Wagner has tossed in his first entry to the Cover Challenge. Who is next?
Bob Dyer has provided the awards lists for the Peach State exhibition, and also for VANPEX, held just last week. Fast work, Bob!
Enjoy the new feature - BNA Cover Challenge.
Mike Street's information about this year's Order of the Beaver awards is now a main page feature.
Bob Dyer has provided the latest international award summary.
Dean Mario has provided an item about this year's BNAPS E .R. "Ritch" Toop Military Literature Award.
Some photos from BNAPEX 2003 are available. Let me know if any captions need correcting.
Robert Lemire has provided the latest newsletter for the St. Lawrence Seaway Regional Group.
Viewers will have noticed a new main page. Additional changes are planned - if anyone finds a bad link due to these changes, please let the Webmaster know.
Also, please check out Bob Dyer's reference to an extraordinary Canadian cover.
Bob Dyer has provided award listings for several recent shows, including AIRPEX XXVIII, APS (Columbus), Minnesota Stamp EXPO, MILCOPEX 2003 and, of course, BNAPEX 2003.
The newest addition to specialized philately comes courtesy of the Perfins Study Group. Thanks, Michael Behm.
The Webmaster has just returned from BNAPEX 2003 - a wonderful and highly successful convention! Huge congratulations to Peter McCarthy, Mike Street and their many hard working volunteers. Watch for much more information in the next few days.
Edmonton is the latest Regional Group to add a web page. Check it out! Thank you David Piercey.
Publicist Dean Mario has released a statement regarding the BNAPS 60th anniversary.
David Handelman has produced the latest issue of BNA Topics. Click here for the Table of Contents. Non-members should check this out to see one of the benefits of joining BNAPS.
The Schedule of Events for BNAPEX 2003 in London is available in more detail.
Secretary Pete Jacobi is moving back to the Winter Palace by end of week. Members and potential members can reach him there.
Ed Harris has provided a revised schedule of the Calgary Regional Group meetings.
Ed Harris, on behalf of the Calgary Regional Group, has provided three more cover exhibits. Thanks, Ed.
Bob Dyer provides this note:
"One BNAPS member recently won FOUR GOLD AWARDS at one recent APS show! That must be a record. Two other members have also won recent Golds". See AWARDS.
Doug Lingard has provided the current status of the annual Study Group seminars for BNAPEX 2003 in London.
Happy Canada Day, Canadians; and Happy 4th of July, Americans!!
Bob Dyer has provided the latest list of awards to BNAPS members exhibiting BNA material, including the Royal.
Robin Harris has just provided a photo of members and guests of the Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario Regional Group meeting in Winnipeg, taken this May by Don Fraser. Thanks to both.
Congratulations to Dean Mario, for winning the prestigious "Pratt Award". And thanks again to Bob Dyer for the feed.
A new Webmaster's Newsletter is now posted - click the above link.
Ed Harris has provided the latest in the Calgary cover series. Maybe other regional groups see a similar opportunity?
Secretary Pete Jacobi is off for his annual stay at the Summer Residence: 146 Lakeview Road, Libby, MT, 59923 USA; email firstname.lastname@example.org. He plans to return on or about the end of August.
Chris Ryan has provided three new images for the marvellous "Introduction to Canadian Revenue Stamps". Can you find the three new ones? I hope the other Study Groups are paying attention!.
The obituary for William Bailey has now been posted.
Go HERE to see the latest "cover of the month"; this one from Chris Ryan. Then, run to your collections and dig out something just as intriguing for us!
Bob Dyer has provided a tonne of new award information. Check it out!.
Ed Harris has provided another in the series of Calgary Group covers.
The Society notes with sorrow the passing of Bill Bailey on Thursday, May 1, 2003. Bill was the chairman of the Military Mail Study Group. An obituary is in preparation, and will be posted soon on the new obituaries page.
It was recently announced that the Order of the Beaver of the British North America Philatelic Society will be making a rare "Lifetime Achievement" award to Mr. Lionel F. Gillam, F.C.P.S., in England this June.
Bless his heart, Bob Dyer has contributed to the Cover of the Month - c'mon folks, jump in!!
The Table of Contents for the first 2003 issue of BNA Topics is now available. Good work, David!
President Bob Lee has provided an obituary for Harry W. Lussey, a Past-President of BNAPS, who passed away earlier this month.
Ed Harris has updated information re the Calgary Group meetings.
The Edmonton Stamp Club Annual Spring National Show was very successful and featured a BNAPS breakfast with Norm Wagner and Donald Thompson as guest speakers, speaking about their new book Emerging Saskatchewan. President Bob Lee welcomed the many BNAPSers attending.
Bob Dyer has posted the first list of 2003 BNAPSer award winners. Check it out!
Check out what the Golden West Regional Group folks are up to!!!!
Mike Street has provided much new and important information regarding the London BNAPEX 2003 Convention.
Several BNAPS executives have warned about a scam involving the offering for sale of BNA material by email. Evidently, the material is taken from copying images on this website. The Webmaster also received one such offer, apparently from Switzerland. Evidently, the source has a changing email address. Be on your guard!
The Calgary Regional Group has updated its program page. Thanks, Ed.
Thanks to Ed Harris, the Calgary Regional Group now has a regular feature on covers from Calgary.
A New Year's Message From The President
Fellow BNAPS members and guests, on behalf of the Board of Directors and Officers may I take this opportunity to wish you all the very best for 2003, good health, good friends and may you find that philatelic treasure you have been seeking.
For those visiting who are not members, I urge you to consider joining. As you tour this website you will see the many advantages of becoming a member, the BNAPS Journal, numerous study group newsletters, yearly conventions to mention only a few.
Have a question about BNAPS? Feel free to email me, if I can't help you I will steer you in the right direction.
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