Asianlooking Woman Nixed From 100 Bills

The Whitewashing of Canadian Currency

Rachel Décoste | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada
Rachel Décoste

Today, it was revealed that not only were Asian features deemed unworthy of appearing on bank notes, but also Black, Aboriginal, South-Asian and Gay ones, as well. A pattern of institutionalized xenophobia is emerging, and it ain't pretty. The Bank of Canada fiasco is only the latest incident in a long chain of slights.

Apologetic Carney Says Future Bills Will Be More Diverse

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The governor of the Bank of Canada personally apologized for the way the image of an Asian woman was erased from the initial design of new $...

Mark Carney Apologizes For $100 Bill Race Gaffe

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney apologized Monday for the way the image of an Asian woman was removed from the initial design for new $10...

Multicultural Or Offensive?

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada purged the image of an Asian-looking woman from its new $100 banknotes after focus groups raised questions about her ethni...