• RPSC Royal Show this June in Mississauga, Ontario

    The Bramalea Stamp Club, West Toronto Stamp Club and Canadian Stamp News are pleased to host The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada Royal *2019* Royale June 21-23, 2019 at the Hilton Mississauga, located at 6750 Mississauga Road in Mississsauga, Ontario. This year's Royal has two special themes -- this marks the 60th Anniversary of the Canadian Philatelic Association receiving its ROYAL designation from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Our second theme, 'It's Your Royal,' pays tribute to all members and the important role each one plays in enhancing our hobby for collectors of all ages and levels.


Royal returns to Greater Toronto

After a 12-year absence, The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada’s biggest show and exhibition of the year is returning to the Greater Toronto Area thanks to three philatelic organizations.

The Bramalea Stamp Club, West Toronto Stamp Club and Canadian Stamp News (CSN) are teaming up to organize Canada’s most prestigious philatelic show.

The three-day national exhibition and show is expected to draw more than 200 exhibition frames plus more than 25 professional dealers from Canada, the U.S. and Great Britain.

The three organizations have established a volunteer organizing committee with Joe Trauzzi, of the Bramalea Stamp Club, as chairman. Joe’s spouse, Wendi Trauzzi, is co-ordinating all of the special events including a special bus trip to the iconic Village of St. Jacobs and the popular St. Jacobs Farmers Market.

Mike Walsh, of CSN, is overseeing the bourse and  marketing while Rodney Paige is the exhibits chair and Bob Thorne is organizing the mammoth task of setting up the frames.

Garfield Portch, of the West Toronto Stamp Club, is in charge of show program while Lawrence Pinkney, also of West Toronto Stamp Club, is treasurer.

Jesse Robitaille, of CSN, is assisting with social media.

Stuart Keeley is serving as The RPSC’s representative.

The size of the committee will grow in leaps and bounds in the coming weeks as numerous volunteers from the host organizations will be coming forward to help put on this massive philatelic event.

Anyone wishing to volunteer in any capacity can email Chair Joe Trauzzi at jtrauzzi@yahoo.ca.


This year’s Royal Convention – also known as Royal*2019*Royale – will be held at the prestigious four-star Hilton Mississauga located at 6750 Mississauga Rd. in Mississauga, Ont.

Organizers have secured a fantastic show rate of only $119 a night. To book your reservations, click here – but hurry, because at this rate, our block is expected to sell out fast.

Only 20 minutes from Pearson International Airport, the Hilton Mississauga is close to major highways connecting with downtown Toronto, Niagara Falls, Canada’s Wonderland, the Toronto Zoo and more. The hotel also offers numerous amenities, including a pool, the largest waterslide in the GTA, fitness room, restaurant/bar, cafe, business center, snack shop, in-room safe, laundry, valet and a concierge desk. The hotel is surrounded by several good restaurants, including CHOPS steakhouse.

Besides the popular show and bourse featuring the country’s top philatelic dealers, the show will also feature an impressive volume of exhibition frames, seminars, philatelic meetings and social events.

New to this year’s Royal will be a live philatelic auction on Friday evening presented by R. Maresch & Son.

Stay tuned to this website for updates on participating dealers, seminars, social events and the popular exhibition.

Registration forms and exhibition entry forms can be downloaded from this site.

If you would like to see other items added to this website, please send your ideas to info@trajan.ca.


  • Canada’s National Society

    The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) is Canada's national society for philatelists (stamp collectors, enthusiasts and aficionados). The RPSC speaks for all Canadian collectors at provincial, federal and international levels of philately and is a member of the Fédération Internationale de Philatélie (FIP)  and the Federation Inter-Americana de Filatelia (FIAF).


  • Canadian Stamp News

    This website is sponsored and being maintained by Canadian Stamp News -- Canada's essential resource magazine for all things philately. CSN has been serving Canada's philately community since 1976.


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