Multimedia

  • September 29, 2016 What are Cryptocurrencies

    This video explains what a cryptocurrency is, describes the philosophy behind it and provides a high level outline of its function and how it’s used.
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  • May 3, 2016 Decoding E-money

    It’s in your gift cards and maybe even your transit pass. It’s starting to appear on your phone. How far is it going to go and why is the Bank of Canada interested? Come take a look at the recent past and near future of e-money in this dynamic new exhibition by the Bank of […]
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  • November 28, 2014 Voices From The Engraver

    From concept to final product, experience the creative process, the technical skill and the sheer artistry that underlies every series of Canadian stamps and bank notes.
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  • August 8, 2014 The Life of a Bank Note: From the Lab to Your Wallet

    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.
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  • August 5, 2014 In The Money - A Travelling Exhibition

    In The Money explores the science of note-based currency - starting with the earliest paper money printed in China - ranging from mulberry paper to cotton and linen rag and, ultimately, the polymer material used for Canada's new series of bank notes. This exhibition highlights the initiative, inventiveness and skill that have made today's bank […]
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  • July 7, 2014 New Canadian Bank Note Unveiled From Orbit

    Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 35 Commander Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency unveiled new Canadian currency from orbit.
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  • July 7, 2014 The New $20 Polymer Bank Note

    A look at the security and design of the new $20 polymer bank note that features the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France.
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