Canada Post newest stamp honours the Vancouver Asahi

BURNABY, B.C. – Canada Post today released a stamp that honours an amateur Japanese-Canadian baseball team that helped remove racial barriers through sport.

The Vancouver Asahi story is well-known in baseball circles, but the stamp honouring the team is about more than baseball. It also tells a uniquely Canadian story about a dark time in our country’s history – a time of overt racism and fear. Continue reading