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Stamp Unveilings across the country reflect Canadians’ gratitude to our First Responders

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Canada’s emergency responders are being honoured over five days for their skills, service and sacrifices as they protect Canadians and communities.

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A stamp was unveiled today to honour firefighters, who do much more than fight fires and rescue victims.

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And on Friday, September 14, a stamp will be unveiled that pays tribute to police, both sworn members and civilians in local, provincial and national police services.

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** (Photos of unveiling from the West St Pipe and Drums building today.  Halifax is home to the oldest established fire department in Canada) **

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Canada Post is issuing five stamps to express the country’s gratitude to the individuals who help and protect Canadians and communities in peril, sometimes by risking their own lives.

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The search and rescue stamp was unveiled at the Cave and Basin National Historic Site.

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It was the third of five Emergency Responder stamps to be unveiled this week, one each day, at events across the country.

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A stamp honouring paramedics was unveiled Monday in Fredericton, and a stamp honouring the Armed Forces was unveiled in Valcartier, Que., on Tuesday.

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All five stamps reflect the respect and gratitude Canadians have for all the country’s emergency responders.

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The Emergency Responders stamps can be pre-ordered and go on sale at postal outlets across Canada on Friday, September 14.

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Source : Release / Canada Post

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