Canada Plastic Money

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...

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 Fantastic Plastic Cash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2012 | Canada Business

QUEBEC - The new Canadian $50 bill unveiled Monday contains a few changes in addition to the state-of-the-art plastic material introduced as part of C...

Check Out The New Transparent, Plastic $100 Bill

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Canada's new plastic, see-through currency feels a lot like the celluloid film you used to load into your old-fashioned camera.The smooth, ...

Ooh La La! Hidden Symbols In Canada's Dirty, Sexy Money

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - Canada's new plastic money may give you a little more bang for your buck.New documents show a focus group mistook a strand of DNA on the $100...

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.

PHOTOS: Canada's Plastic Cash Durable But Is It More Funny Money?

The Huffington Post Canada and CP | Posted 08.21.2011 | Canada Business

Stock up on those $100 AND $50 dollar bills. That's what's coming by the end of the year when Canada introduces plastic cash! The announcement, along ...