Vancouver stamp-collector looks to help Ukrainians through made-in-Canada campaign

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Postage stamps can do much more than transport our mail.

They’ve long been used to commemorate events or support social workers. And recently, they’ve been generating a lot of attention in Ukraine.

Ukranians have been flocking to the post office to buy a stamp that shows a Ukrainian solder making an obscene gesture to a Russian ship. One million were printed and are flying off the shelves.

Now, a Vancouver collector is hoping to put his stamp on a made-in-Canada campaign. Paul Johnson explains.

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