A popular activity within BNAPS are the many study groups (listed below) that afford members the opportunity to communicate with other members sharing similar interests. Most groups publish their own newsletter in which group members can exchange opinions, ask questions, and report findings. The information published in study group newsletters can lead to the production of specialized handbooks by the BNAPS Publications Committee.
Many study groups meet at BNAPEX, the Annual Convention of the Society. Each group has its own elected officers and minimal dues, which help to cover printing and distribution of the newsletters.
Membership in BNAPS entitles you to apply for membership in as many study groups as you wish, with the first year's dues for one group provided free of charge by the Society.
NOTE: back issues of some study group newsletters are available at this location.
5 May 2018
Details updated: 13 Apr 2018
The BNAPS Christmas Study Group is meeting at ORAPEX, the Ottawa national-level stamp show. Time: Saturday, 5 May, 11:30-13:00 Agenda: Christmas in May mini-presentations on various BNA Christmas topics.
5 May 2018
The BNAPS Military Mail Study Group is meeting at ORAPEX, the Ottawa national-level stamp show. Time: Saturday, 5 May, 14:00-15:00 Agenda: Presentation by Mike Street Correspondence home from an Ancaster doctor in Belgium and France during World War I
6 May 2018
Squared Circle Cancels
The BNAPS Squared Circle Cancels Study Group is meeting at ORAPEX, the Ottawa national-level stamp show. Time: Sunday, 6 May, 13:00-14:00 The meeting will be hosted by Bruce Kalbfleisch.
Newsletter: The Admiral's Log Frequency: irregular
Newsletter: British Columbia Research
This Study Group exists to encourage discussion of an often-overlooked aspect of philately - the ephemeral materials that support the stamp issues and postal history of BNA and Canada. From postal bags to order forms, from new issue announcements to Christmas cards from Canada Post executives - we're looking for it or discussing its importance.
Newsletter: The Canadian Dead Letter Office
All newsletters are available online
Newsletter: Corgi Times Frequency: bi-monthly
Newsletter: Fancy Cancel & Miscellaneous Markings Newsletter
Newsletter: First Impressions
Newsletter: King George VI Post & Mail
Newsletter: The 1898 Christmas Map Stamp Newsletter
Newsletter: Canadian Military Mail Study Group Newsletter
Following the sad loss of Henk Burgers on 25 May 2015, Mike Street is acting as Interim Chairman until the Study Group can nominate a new Chair.
Newsletter: The Newfie Newsletter
Newsletter: Pence-Cents Study Group Newsletter
Newsletter: The BNA Perforator
Newsletter: Postal Stationery Notes
Newsletter: Precancels Canada
Newsletter: Dots and Scratches
Newsletter: The Roundup Annex
Newsletter: War Times
Some study groups are currently dormant. They were active for a period of time, and published newsletters that are available online (see links below). If you have an interest in an area covered by one of these study groups and would like to help reactivate it, please contact the Vice President Study Groups, William W. Radcliffe (email).
Newsletter: The Pilot's Log
Newsletter: Duplex Cancellations of B.N.A.
Newsletter: The Flagpole
Newsletter: Illustrated Mail
Newsletter: Nautical Times
Newsletter: The Klussendorfer
Newsletter: Philiography Canada
Newsletter: Post Card Matters
Newsletter: The Registry
Newsletter: Roller Cancellations of B.N.A.
Newsletter: Newsletter of the Semi-Official Airmail SG
Newsletter: The Slogan Box
Newsletter: The Pacific Mail
Newsletter: Transatlantic Mail
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