Welcome to BNAPS

The British North America Philatelic Society Ltd. - BNAPS - is an international organization (founded 1943) devoted to the collecting and study of the stamps, markings, and postal history of Canada and the pre-confederation colonies of British North America (British Columbia, Canada, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island).

Are you going to NY2016?

We are in desperate need of volunteer members to help staff the BNAPS table at NY2016.
Asking for only 2 hours of your time. Light duty. Can you help?

How to sign up for Table Duty

Send an email to Ron Majors ( who is coordinating the participation of
BNAPS, RPSC, and PHSC. He will send you an invite.

Membership Benefits

Cover of current issue of BNA Topics Our award winning journal, BNA Topics, contains articles on all aspects of BNA philately. The issues are all available online. The most recent five years are available to BNAPS members only.

BNAPS members can join one or more specialized Study Groups, many of which have their newsletters online.

In many areas of Canada and the United States, you can find a Regional Group that offers further opportunity for fellowship with collectors of BNA.

Other membership benefits include access to a sales circuit and discounts on BNAPS publications. BNAPS offers easy dues payment via PayPal. Click to join.

BNAPS members:

World Stamp Show NY2016

BNAPS, the Royal Philatelic Society of Canada, and the Postal History Society of Canada will have a booth at the World Stamp Show NY2016.

Learn about BNA Stamps

Canadian Philately - An Outline is a freely available handbook that provides an overview of the many fascinating areas of BNA philately.

Online Resources and Exhibits (ORE) provides a wide range of overview, tutorial, reference, and specialized articles and online exhibits covering all facets of BNA philately.

The Horace W. Harrison Online Library contains the back issues of BNA Topics, and provides a searchable index to Topics, Maple Leaves, and the PHSC Journal.

The Horace W. Harrison Online Library also contains back issues of Study Group Newsletters, which document the discoveries and ongoing research of the BNAPS Study Groups.


BNAPEX exhibits
BNAPEX, the annual stamp show and convention of BNAPS, is held in different locations from year to year.

BNAPEX 2016 Fredericton: 30 Sept. - 2 Oct. 2016

BNAPEX 2016 will be held in Fredericton, NB, at the end of September. The convention is being hosted by the Fredericton District Stamp Club. Plan now to admire the beautiful autumn colours of New Brunswick.

What's New

Upcoming Events
May 13/16 National Postage Stamp and Coin Show, Mississauga, ON
May 28/16 World Stamp Show NY2016
May 28/16 Golden Horseshoe Regional Group Meeting
Aug 19/16 Royal *2016* Royale, Waterloo, ON
Sep 24/16 Golden Horseshoe Regional Group Meeting

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