Commander Hadfield needed to pack an example of the new five already in his luggage when he took off in December of 2012—which brings me to why this particular 5-dollar bill is special.
This video series tells the story of the life of a polymer note. From the research and development of the notes through to the end of their life cycle, these videos explore the various stages in the life of Canada’s bank notes.
This is the Bank of Canada’s portfolio. We’re very proud of it. Every denomination from every series on up to today can be found here.
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