Graham Iddon

  • June 16, 2017 The Yap Stone Returns

    By: Graham Iddon


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    For us, its removal from the Garden Court dramatically marked the Currency Museum’s closing. The big stone’s return now performs the opposite role for the new Bank of Canada Museum—heralding its opening.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • June 9, 2017 A New Ten on the Block

    By: Graham Iddon


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    In a modern twist, Governor Stephen S. Poloz took a “selfie” while holding a C150 note before meeting up with the Honourable Ginette Petipas Taylor for the main photo op.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • April 21, 2017 150 Years Since Confederation

    By: Graham Iddon


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    Canada’s cultural and regional diversity is a key part of our nation’s identity. However, it’s an enormous challenge to represent such concepts on a 7 by 15 centimetre piece of polymer.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • April 11, 2017 Museum Reconstruction – Part 7

    By: Graham Iddon


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    It’s a very flexible design and right now our graphics team is busy adapting it to a dozen different uses and formats.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Planning
  • March 7, 2017 Museum Reconstruction - Part 6

    By: Graham Iddon


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    So how’s the Bank of Canada Museum progressing? Everything seems to be ticking along just fine, thanks.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Planning
  • January 24, 2017 Participating in Audience Research

    By: Graham Iddon


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    Like us at the Bank of Canada Museum, the Canada Science and Technology Museum will be opening a completely redesigned facility in 2017.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • December 23, 2016 Is That Blitzen on Our Quarter?

    By: Graham Iddon


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    Well into my adulthood, I had assumed that the noble beast gracing the reverse side of our quarters was a moose. Clearly, I was not a terribly observant coin collector.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • December 21, 2016 A Bank NOTE-able Woman III

    By: Graham Iddon


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    Desmond truly exemplifies a Canadian who has overcome barriers, is inspirational to others, has made a positive change to society and in so doing, left a lasting legacy.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • December 1, 2016 Why We are Not the Currency Museum

    By: Graham Iddon


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    But a few years before it closed, the Currency Museum officially became an arm of the Communications Department. And this was the crucial factor that would change the future mission of the Museum.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • September 15, 2016 Decoding E-Money III: It’s hitting the road

    By: Graham Iddon


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    So what’s Decoding E-money all about? If you aren’t one of our several ardent followers (Hi Mom), a brief description is in order. It’s about the present and the future of money.
    Content Type(s): Blog