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Racial Injustice Trailblazer Viola Desmond Featured On New Vertical Banknote

On International Women’s Day, Canada unveiled its first-ever bank note bearing vertical images, honoring a woman who stood up against racism more than seven decades ago. The new $10 bill featuring Viola Desmond was presented today in Nova Scotia, the

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Canadian $1,000 And $500 Dollar Notes Lose Status As Legal Tender

Bad news for big spenders: You won’t be able to throw around those thousand dollar bills anymore. The 2018 federal budget includes an item that will see a number of Canadian banknotes lose their status as “legal tender,” meaning they

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It’s Raining 10 Dollar Bills!

The Bank of Canada has placed what’s known as an ‘Easter egg’ on its website promoting the new $10 bill. If you visit the website and enter the right series of keys, you’ll be entertained by an electronic version of

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You Might Actually Be Richer Than You Think

“You’re richer than you think” is the most recognized tag line among Canadian banks, with an 85% recall rate among consumers. Here’s a real world example of how that phrase might actually apply to you. The Bank Of Canada is

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Which Of These 5 Women Will End Up On Canada’s New Banknotes?

In 2018, Canadians could see a woman’s face on our currency other than the Queen’s. And two weeks from now, we’ll find out which one. The Bank of Canada has released a shortlist of five women ahead of the official

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Low Interest Rates Here To Stay

Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz doesn’t believe we’re heading for a global recession. In a speech in New York today, Poloz expressed optimism that weaknesses in international trade will reverse as the global economy recovers. And, during a question-and-answer

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