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Canada issues Chinatown gates stamps

Toronto, May 2 : The architectural beauty of Canada's Chinatown gateway arches was the focus of Canada Post's new special stamp edition, to highlight and celebrate the longstanding Chinese-Canadian heritage.


Issued on Wednesday in Toronto, the Gates of Chinatown series put the overlooked masterpieces back in the limelight, reports Xinhua.

The stamps feature eight Chinatown arches, also known as paifang in Mandarin, in eight cities -- Toronto, Mississauga, Victoria, Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa and Montreal.

--IANS (Posted on 02-05-2013)

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