May 26, 2016 Now on at the Canadian Museum of History, Mining the Miners gives you another side of the Klondike gold rush: the outrageous prices and the enormous profits of a roaring boomtown economy. Among the opportunists, entrepreneurs and prospectors, see who really made the money in the last great gold rush. As well, check out a variety of artifacts from our collection that are unique to the Klondike and to Dawson City’s heyday.
May 24, 2016
On 15 April, the public consultation to select an iconic Canadian woman to appear on a bank note closed. Over 26,000 nominations were received following the Bank of Canada’s open call—a great success.
May 11, 2016
Canadians, on occasion, have used money as a signboard for political protest, a platform for social commentary and even as a handy notepad on which to record fleeting thoughts before they are lost.