POLYMER BILLS

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Say Hello To These

LONGUEUIL, Que. - The last of Canada's polymer bills were put into circulation by the Bank of Canada on Thursday, with the transition to the plastic cash set to take about two years.The $5 and $10 not...
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New $20 Bills Have An Enemy

OTTAWA - Thousands of vending machines still can't digest those plastic $20 bank notes the government released two months ago, with machine owners blaming the Bank of Canada for their problems.As many...
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New Plastic Notes: Synthetic and Secure

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Get ready to have a little more plastic in your wallet. Canada is switching to polymer bank notes to replace paper-cotton bills that wear and tear more easily. The first...