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  • April 28, 2014 Coming Soon to a Computer Near You

    By: Nicole Gurski


    As this blog is the only visible result of change, you might think we are doing nothing much to improve our website. Perish the thought! We’d like you to know that the Museum team has been hard at work for the past year upping the game on our website.
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  • April 22, 2014 Notes from the Collection: Recent Acquisitions II

    By: Paul S. Berry


    Canada, Share Certificate, Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company, 1906
    This month’s selections highlight various areas of Collection development. These include what are called financial instruments: items such as stocks, bonds shares and other articles that represent a contract to deliver money in some manner.
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  • April 10, 2014 Show me the Bunny

    By: Nicole Gurski


    Commemorative 5 cent Canadian coin, 1967
    It seems spring is finally upon us, here in Ottawa (touch wood). I know some of us were thinking, when snowstorms hit at the end of March, that winter would never end. Fortunately the sun is here and that means Easter is not too far away. Mind you, we don’t recommend you take off the snow tires just yet.
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  • April 3, 2014 Museum Reconstruction - Part 1

    By: Graham Iddon


    Lobby and Gallery 1 of the Currency Museum: the gift shop is closed
    In early February, a small group from the Bank’s Communications Department booked a brief tour of the main floor and first basement at the Wellington Street head office. It’s still in the demolition phase of the renovation.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Planning