Welcome to the Ottawa Philatelic Society. Established in 1891,

we are Canada's oldest stamp club.







February 8th 2017


It is with great sadness that I must pass on  the news of the passing of our friend, Yvon Richard.

Loving companion to our friend Nicole Lacourse, he will be greatly missed.


Our Condolences to Nicole and both their families.


He was a big part of OPS and APO stamp clubs in so many ways. At OPS he was always helping where needed, with auctions and our occasional potluck dinner meetings

Yvon was also a valued member of the ORAPEX Committee and a great help over many years . With his work at ORAPEX with the physical organization of the frames and the exhibits, as well as many other tasks for which he always seemed to be available.  

Yvon's funeral will take place on Saturday, February 25th at 10:00 hours, Visitation from 9:30     at

La Cooperative Funeraire de l'Outaouais

1369 boulevard de La Verendrye

Gatineau, QC,  J8T 8K2,                           819-568-2425.


Take Highway 50 and get off at La Verendrye 

and it's on your left at the next traffic light. 




DEADLINE March 1st 2017


Required by this date:

Entryform, Synopsis, Titlepage,

and cheque for the frame fees and banquet tickets.

Minimum exhibit size 1 Frame (16pages), Maximum size 10 frames (160 pages).

If you have a  1 page exhibit , you can be part of one of the club frames : OPS , RA, or APO




Upcoming Events


Ottawa Coin & Stamp Dealers Association

- Monthly Bourse

2nd Sunday of every month.

2017 SHOW Schedule


 9:30 AM - 3 PM


Canada Room, RA Centre

2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa


Free Parking - Free Admission



Happening Now at the OPS...

More information will be added as it becomes available, regarding Exhibit Night, speakers etc, Note also that unless otherwise stated, there will be regular meeting in conjunction with STUDY Group Nights.


Schedule Spring 2017


Schedule Spring 2017

February 23       MINIEX  at the RA centre  

                             -  No OPS meeting


March 2            US STUDY GROUP

March 9           CANADA STUDY GROUPS


March 23         **EXHIBIT NIGHT

March 30          OXFAM


April 6             SPEAKER

April 13           CANADA STUDY GROUP

April 20           US STUDY GROUP



     MAY 6-7  2017   ORAPEX

(May 5th is setup for exhibitors and dealers)

for more information go to http://orapex.ca/


May 4             CANADA STUDY GROUP

May 11           US STUDY GROUP

May 18              AGM

May 25           CELEBRATION and AWARDS


June 1            OPEN MEETING

June 8            OPEN MEETING

June 15           OPEN MEETING

June 22           OPEN MEETING



June 29th and July & August  2017


No Meetings at the OPS. We will return September 2017





Out of Town Stamp Show

For many shows in and around Ottawa, and the rest of Canada go to the Shows - tab of the navigation bar