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  • December 23, 2016

    Is That Blitzen on Our Quarter?

    By: Graham Iddon


    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.
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  • December 21, 2016

    A Bank NOTE-able Woman III

    By: Graham Iddon


    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 Subject(s): News and events
  • 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 Subject(s): News and events
  • April 11, 2016

    A bankNOTEable Woman

    By: Graham Iddon


    Representing significant women on national currency is gaining momentum all over the world. At least 12 countries currently feature historically notable women on their money…
    Content type(s): Blog Subject(s): News and events
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