28 September 2015 Unpacking the Collection 3
Before banks were established in remote regions of Canada, paying employees involved shipping currency long distances into wild and often lawless locations. The alternative to this risky enterprise was for the company to issue its own money. Called scrip…
15 September 2015 The 2015 Commemorative $20 Bank Note Revealed
It’s a historic day for us as well. It isn’t every day that the Bank of Canada introduces a new commemorative note.
1 September 2015 Inside Out Animals
In fact, any hint of revulsion was immediately displaced by astonishment. To see the inner workings of an animal exposed in such clarity is an experience one should seek out.
19 August 2015 Unpacking the Collection 2
During 1952, Comfort produced a number of pencil and watercolour design models for the face of the new notes. Some were updates of the traditional style while others were radically modern treatments.
Closed for Renovation
The Bank of Canada Museum is currently closed to the public and will reopen in 2017.