May 16, 2018 Not Your Run-of-the-Mill School Visit
Our visitors were students from the Curatorial Studies Graduate Diploma Program at Ottawa’s Carleton University.
The new bank note featuring Viola Desmond provides an excellent opportunity to teach about the concept of historical significance.
April 18, 2018 New Acquisitions
To distinguish the new production from that of 1936, a small impression was added to the reverse dies, creating a raised dot on coins struck from those tools.
March 27, 2018 Fakes, Forgeries and Phonies
During the break for the English school board, the Bank’s Currency Department teamed up with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to give visitors a chance to handle some modern counterfeit bank notes.