The ICAO Corner


This chapter of the ICAO Postal History provides the list of articles (with hyperlinks) published in the philatelic journal named The Canadian Connection. This quarterly journal is prepared by the Canadiana Study Unit (CSU) which is an organization for collectors of Canadiana philately; it was established in 1988 to highlight, document, and study postage stamps and covers issued worldwide, by countries outside Canada, showing a relationship to Canada or connection with Canada, through their marks, history, culture, industries, organizations, famous people, politicians, etc. The Canadian Connection provides specialized philatelic information to members of the CSU and keeps the membership up to date with information about various topics related to Canada.


The following series of articles published in The Canadian Connection are based on the philatelic collection related to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), which has its headquarters in Montréal, Canada, since 1945. Not surprisingly, aircraft are the most commonly used features in the ICAO topical collection; however, although the collection comprises a limited number of stamps, the richness of the collection comes from the huge amount of covers bearing either the ICAO logo or the Organization’s full name or its acronym, or with an implied relation to ICAO such as an airplane within the United Nations family framework.


Each story within The ICAO Corner focuses on a specific subject, which, on one hand, displays the ICAO connection, and, on the other hand, provides the story of the pictures or events found on the stamps or covers. This two-fold approach expands the understanding of the Organization and reports on the background of the issues.


All entries hereafter provide hyperlinks to the original issue and are shown in chronological order of their publication.



Issued on

New entry

The ICAO Corner

1 September 2012


Isle of Man - The Digital Schneider Trophy

1 December 2012


Indonesia – From the Seulawah to Garuda Indonesian Airways

1 March 2013


Brazil – Semana da Asa

1 June 2013


United Nations – Ernest Cormier

1 September 2013


Overseas Mailers’ covers

1 December 2013


Simon Arzt Cancels

1 March 2014


Paraguay – Air Mail

1 June 2014


Guatemala – 40th Anniversary of ICAO

1 September 2014