|Date of Issue||December 17, 1999|
|Perforation or Dimension||13.5|
|Series||The Millennium Collection, Fostering Canadian Talent|
|Series Time Span||1999|
|Printer||Ashton-Potter Canada Limited.|
M-NH-VF Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine
|Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine||$2.40|
U-VF Used - Very Fine
|Used - Very Fine||$1.50|
Collectors seeking the stamps of The Millennium Collection need look no further. Due to popular demand, Canada Post is releasing the 68 specially designed stamps as a series of 17 Millennium souvenir sheets, each depicting four different stamps, starting December 17, 1999 through to March 17, 2000. This first series highlights pivotal Canadian subjects in the world of entertainment and the arts including IMAX motion-picture technology, the Calgary Stampede, singer Félix Leclerc and the National Film Board. The simultaneously released Millennium Souvenir Sheet OFDCs will be cancelled in Ottawa.
The Toronto-based Royal Canadian Academy of Arts is the oldest national organization of professional Canadian artists, and was instrumental in establishing the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa.