Canadian Black Heritage Stamp honours Eleanor Collins

The commemorative stamp was issued to honour “Canada’s First Lady of Jazz.” She has fostered the values of equality and acceptance; is recognized as a civic leader and pioneer in the development of British Columbia’s music industry. She is celebrated for her extensive career as a jazz singer; one of the first Black artists in North America to host a national, weekly television series.
eleanor collins sitting with commemorative stamp poster on easel on the right
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