News & Events

  • March 14, 2018

    The Bank-NOTEable Woman is Here!

    By: Graham Iddon


    Even if you’re not familiar with Viola Desmond’s story, it will likely become clear that the theme of this note is human rights and social justice.
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  • February 5, 2018

    Winterlude Weekends

    By: Graham Iddon


    So we decided to provide some winter-themed indoor activities for families out and about during Winterlude who’d like to either warm up or lessen their disappointment at not being able to skate.
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  • December 6, 2017

    The Price of Victory

    We opened the Museum doors at noon on Saturday, November 11, and to my amazement, more than 70 visitors flooded our entrance in the first hour.
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  • November 23, 2017

    The Bank of Canada Museum Goes International

    By: Ken Ross


    Every year the conference of the International Federation of Finance Museums (IFFM) draws museum directors from five continents to a get-together aimed at sharing best-practices and keeping up with the latest trends in the world of financial museums. This year was the Bank’s first opportunity to attend the conference with a museum in fully-operational mode.
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  • September 27, 2017

    THE “BIG SIX”

    By: Graham Iddon


    The necessity of creating and adopting these concepts becomes clear when one begins to get a sense of history’s downright frightening lack of objectivity.
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  • July 11, 2017

    Our Grand Opening…

    By: Graham Iddon


    After four years of plans, worries, setbacks, successes and sheer hard work, the Bank of Canada Museum opened its doors—on Canada Day, right on schedule.
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  • June 30, 2017

    C’mon In!

    The ribbon has been cut, the doors unlocked and you just can’t imagine how glad we are to see you here at the Bank of Canada Museum. Welcome and thank you for celebrating with us on our grand opening day.
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  • June 28, 2017

    July First, 2017: It’s Our Grand Opening!

    By: Graham Iddon


    Situated as we are on the edge of the Parliamentary Precinct, there could be no better time to open our doors than when tens of thousands of festive Canadians are likely to be milling around.
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  • June 9, 2017

    A New Ten on the Block

    By: Graham Iddon


    In a modern twist, Governor Stephen S. Poloz took a “selfie” while holding a C150 note before meeting up with the Honourable Ginette Petipas Taylor for the main photo op.
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  • April 21, 2017

    150 Years Since Confederation

    By: Graham Iddon


    Canada’s cultural and regional diversity is a key part of our nation’s identity. However, it’s an enormous challenge to represent such concepts on a 7 by 15 centimetre piece of polymer.
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