Canadian Mint

Alamy

How Your Pennies Can Make Change

For one week -- this week, Monday February 4 to Friday February 9 -- those precious discarded coins are worth the world. As part of Free The Children and RBC's We Create Change campaign to provide 100,000 people in the developing world with life-saving access to clean water, the Canadian penny has a renewed lease on life.
Bank of Canada

More Plastic In Your Wallet

OTTAWA - Soon you'll have even more plastic in your wallet. The Bank of Canada unveiled the new $20 polymer bank note Wednesday that will replace the current paper-cotton bills.Gone from the back of t...