Since 1997, many special commemorative designs of 50p have been issued.
A Event cover has a commemorative design and special postmark to mark the date of a specific event.
The coin's reverse is the original by Felix Schlag; in 2004 and 2005, the piece bore commemorative designs.
There had been no commemorative designs for this issue, until the 2012 Remembrance coin was minted.
The one dollar, 50 and 20 cent circulating coins occasionally feature commemorative designs.
It has since been issued in both standard and commemorative designs.
The Kennedy half-dollar and Eisenhower dollar also featured commemorative designs for circulation during these two years.
The Government has sold plain postal cards for years, and recently many have carried colorful commemorative designs in the corner.
The Mint often introduces new commemorative designs which celebrate Canada's history, culture and values.
Many commemorative designs have been issued, the large size allowing for detailed content.