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The Museum Blog

Explore stories from our collection and our economic heritage.




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July 18, 2019

RCNA Convention, 2019

By: David Bergeron

Bank of Canada Museum will be at the 66th annual convention of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA).
Content type(s): Blog Subject(s): Collection, News and events
May 24, 2019

The Hunting of the Greenback

By: Graham Iddon

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.
Content type(s): Blog Subject(s): About us, History
January 30, 2019

What’s Up Next for 2019?

By: Graham Iddon

Instead of bragging about our visitor statistics and the popularity our programming (both great!), we’ll talk about what’s coming up for early 2019.
Content type(s): Blog Subject(s): News and events
December 7, 2018

Paul Berry is Retiring? Say it Ain’t So!

I can’t remember when I first met Paul, but it must have been shortly after his arrival in 1984. It seems like yesterday … No, it doesn’t, actually.
Content type(s): Blog Subject(s): About us
October 1, 2018

#AskACurator Day 2018

By: Graham Iddon

What would you ask a curator? Your chance was September 12, when the annual Twitter event #AskACurator Day took place on computers, tablets and mobile phones all around the globe.
Content type(s): Blog Subject(s): News and events
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