The Bank of Canada revealed the designs of the Canada 150 commemorative note on April 7, 2017, in a ceremony that was extremely respectful of Canada’s First Nations. Indeed, the note’s designs depict Canada’s history, land, and culture to reflect the contributions of people of different nations to make Canada what it is today. After the ceremony, subject matter experts were present to share their pride in bringing this unique banknote to Canadians. Martine Warren, bank note design specialist of the currency department, spoke of the many anti-counterfeiting elements that are making this note, “even more secure than the notes of the current Frontiers series.” Continue reading →
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A $10 commemorative banknote celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation was unveiled by the Bank of Canada April 7 in Ottawa.