December 2, 2019
Trading up: How countries benefit from freer tradeUse hands-on activities to explore comparative advantage, opportunity cost and specialization. Students will learn how these key economic concepts help countries benefit from trade.
November 8, 2019
Private Atkinson’s War
Private Edward Atkinson’s example of trench art is what is called a “love token”—a souvenir made from a coin. It’s one man’s personal wartime experience expressed through a pocket-sized medium.
October 1, 2019
Luck and Lore
On view until Sunday, January 15, 2023Discover the spiritual, the ceremonial, the superstitious uses we have for money and the surprising roots of some very familiar traditions.
September 26, 2019
Price check: Inflation in CanadaAll about inflation: what it is, what it means and how it's measured. Students will learn how the consumer price index is calculated and create their own student price index to measure the prices that matter most to them.
September 9, 2019
Bank Note/Billet de banque
The first Canadian paper money was issued in 1817, and for the next 120 years, the vast majority of Canadian bank notes were only in English.
August 19, 2019
School Bursary ProgramFind out who can apply and what programs are available, and submit an application.
July 18, 2019
RCNA Convention, 2019
Bank of Canada Museum will be at the 66th annual convention of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA).
July 17, 2019
The Bank of Canada Museum SurveysThanks for checking in! The Bank of Canada Museum has no open surveys at the moment.
July 8, 2019
Retaining the landscape format but showing human activity and intervention transformed the imagery into an extended portrait of Canada and Canadians.
May 24, 2019
The Hunting of the Greenback
During World War Two, the Bank created the Foreign Exchange Control Board (FECB). One of its major tasks was to find as many US dollars as possible to pay for American imports.