Volume 62 – #09

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Volume 62#09

July 30 – August 12, 2024

The Quebec-based consumer advocacy group, Operation Consommateurs, is urging the federal government to amend the Currency Act to mandate that merchants accept cash, with penalties for non-compliance.

Consumer advocacy group pushes back against growing trend towards a cashless Canada

Cash’s reign as king in the marketplace is slowly coming to an end as consumers increasingly pay with debit and credit cards – and apps on their cell phones – and Canada moves ever closer to the nightmare of many numismatists. The cashless society. “It would be absolutely devastating for the hobbyists and the businesses,” says Michael Findlay, president of the Canadian Association of Numismatic Dealers (CAND). Continue reading →

Features
Ten-ounce silver $100 coin celebrates Kwakwaka’wakw connection to salmon
Page 1
New $1 coin honours author of Anne of Green Gables
Page 6
Central Nova club celebrates 10 years with collectible note
Page 10
Mint leaps to sixth in Canada’s Top 50 Corporate Citizens for 2024
Page 14

Regulars
Trends
Focus on Canadian fifty cents
Page 16
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 24
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 26
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Ancient coins have their own set of terminology
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Packaging varieties getting out of hand
Page 12

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