Canadian Money

Increasing Number Of Canadians Choosing To Be Paid With Bitcoin

CP | Ethan Lou, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2014 | Canada Business

A small but growing — and surprising — number of workers are rejecting Canadian dollar salaries for Bitcoin, according to a Waterloo, Ont., payrol...

Royal Canadian Mint Creating Expensive New Collectors' Coin

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.30.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Having dumped the lowly penny, the Royal Canadian Mint is planning to create two high-value coins that won't appear in any change handed out ...

4th Grader Has A Great Idea For New Colourful Canadian Money

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Impact

This kid has a great idea for the design of new Canadian coins. For a school assignment, fourth-grader Julia had to draw and write about what sh...

LOOK: Enjoy Them While You Can

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Business

For years, Canadians have enjoyed turning Sir Wilfred Laurier into Mister Spock and Severus Snape on $5 bills. Sadly, those days are nearly done. U...

Cut the Bank of Canada Some Slack!

Paul Banwatt | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Business
Paul Banwatt

On Monday, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney apologized to those offended by the Bank's handling of the design process of its latest $100 bills. It seems to me that the Bank always had good intentions, even if terribly executed. Given the feedback, it isn't surprising that the Bank reconsidered using the image. If they had left it, they were stuck with a bill that some found offensive. It was lose-lose. My two cents? Stick to pictures of animals.