Canada New Bills

Does Canada's New Cash Really Break At -30 C?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

Can Canada’s new polymer bills withstand Canada’s frosty winters? It’s a question some have asked after a Redditor shared a photo of a broken...

Next Time, OK?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says he is "absolutely open" to the idea of putting an identifiable woman back on Canada's currency, bu...

Carney Addresses Sexist UK Money..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.06.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of England's new governor, Mark Carney, is getting plaudits for suggesting images of women must be included on that country's new ba...

What Gives With Money's 'Maple Syrup' Smell?

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The penny may be history, but some Canadians suspect the Bank of Canada has been circulating a new scent along with its plastic bank notes.Do...

First Fake $100 Bills Turn Up In B.C.

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Less than two years ago, the head of the RCMP said Canada's new polymer bank notes would go a long way in deterring the threat of counterf...

'Cartoonish,' Childish Cash?

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.28.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada is set to unveil its latest plastic bank notes this week — but documents show some people found one of the new bills too...

Gay Marriage, Black Hockey Player Currency Images Nixed: Report

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada considered celebrating gay marriages, black hockey players, and turban-wearing RCMP officers on its new plastic bank notes...

Alleged Melting Bills A Matter Of National Security?

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Disclosing details of behind-the-scenes discussions about tales of melting banknotes could endanger national security or international relati...

Canada's New Bills Won't Change Old Financial Habits

Mark Bourrie | Posted 08.24.2011 | Canada
Mark Bourrie

Money -- even Canada's new polymer bills -- are articles of faith, and we're in for a reckoning. We hide debt by spreading it among provinces and municipalities. Our statisticians play with numbers to convince us that inflation is much lower than it actually is.