• May 26, 2016

    Mining the Miners

    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

    A bank NOTE-able Woman II

    By: Graham Iddon

    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.
    Content type(s): Blog posts
  • May 11, 2016

    New Acquisitions

    By: Paul S. Berry

    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.
    Content type(s): Blog posts
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