Canadian Penny Killed

'They're All Scrap Copper Now': Newfoundland Musician Writes Penny Memorial

Huffington Post Music Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada Music

With the official demise of the penny now beginning, one Newfoundland singer-songwriter has penned a song based on the one-cent coin's death. Accor...

Memorial Penny Playlist: Goodbye Songs For Canada's One Cent Coin

Huffington Post Music Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

Today marks the sad end for the penny, a minuscule monetary denomination that was perhaps best known as provider of good luck (if you saw one and pick...

Creative Canucks Preserve Pennies

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canadian penny took another step Monday on what could be a long road to extinction, with businesses given the ultimate short-term power o...

Heads Up: The Penny Ends Monday

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Business

Get ready for a new era in Canadian currency. The Royal Canadian Mint will stop issuing the penny on Monday, Feb. 4, marking the official end of th...

Getting Rid Of The Penny Will Cost .. A Pretty Penny

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The demise of Canada's one-cent coin next year will cost taxpayers a pretty penny.Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced the impending withd...

Final Cent To Roll Off The Line Friday

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada Business

WINNIPEG - The last Canadian penny ever to be made shuddered down a chute and into a small glass bowl at the Royal Canadian Mint on Friday — marking...

U.S. Debates Whether To Follow Canada In Killing The Penny

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.30.2012 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - News that Canada is doing away with the penny has renewed debate in the United States about whether it's time to rid itself, too, of a pi...