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Canada’s first and only all-black battalion honoured with special stamp | Global News

Canada’s first and only all-black battalion honoured with special stamp | Global News

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Canada Post unveiled a limited edition stamp in Cherrybrook, N.S. on Tuesday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of black men who formed a segregated unit and fought during the First World War.

The company said the stamp is a chance to honour the contributions of black Canadians.

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“This stamp honours men who stepped forward to serve this country in uniform but were denied the opportunity to fight,” said Jim Dunsworth, director of operations for Canada Post.


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