June 25, 2015
Swindle! Canadian Phantom Banks26 June 2015 – 24 June 2016 Built around the story of one phantom bank, this exhibition included an evocative tableau that featured several historical re‑enactments and a host of key artifacts from the period. The latter included phantom and legitimate bank notes, gold and silver coins, a printing plate and even a publication that […]
June 23, 2015
The Canadian financial system of today is diverse… A little known but once prolific system member was loan and building societies. These firms made loans for the construction or purchase of property against mortgages as collateral.