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Canada banknotes - Canada paper money catalog and Canadian currency history

Canada banknotes, Canada paper money catalog and Canadian currency history

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Fearing that Canada would soon by symbolized by a hated three-leaf banner favoured by PM Lester Pearson, citizens across the country submitted their own flag…

The legacy of Terry Fox's dream | CBC News

Sept. 19, 2010, marks the 30th Terry Fox Run. The annual event has raised more than $550 million for cancer research.

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Flag-Designs.com - huge selection of flag design packages for a small fee to download. Coats of arms of Canadian Provinces - vector clipart, vector images

Mountie + baby beaver = most Canadian photo ever? | CBC News

It's hard to imagine anything more Canadian — or more adorable — than a photo of a Mountie cuddling a baby beaver.

RTD's Favorite Note

RTD, a regular reader of this blog, kindly submitted his choice for most beautiful money, the 1975 $50 Canadian Note below:

Confederation

Canada as a country was born on July 1st 1867 when five formerly independent provinces joined together into one nation. Canada was born not only out of a need for defense against aggressive America…

Canada Manitoba Immigration Poster 1892 - Print

Canada Manitoba Immigration Poster 1892 - Print Prints from old-time Travel Posters. This one was to encourage immigration to Manitoba Canada and to the others States of the great wheat belt Seskatchewan, Alberta etc. It was issued in Ottawa in 1892 under the aegis of HM Queen Victoria whose Arms are shown at the top. This is a lovely old poster - very evocative of the age. The quality of the printing was not a priority when this was printed all those years ago so, by modern standards…

Canadians don’t call a two-dollar coin “two dollar coin”, we call it Tooni... - currency

Canadians don’t call a two-dollar coin “two dollar coin”, we call it Tooni… – Audrey Pitterson-Martin Canadians don’t call a two-dollar coin “two dollar coin”, we call it Tooni… Canadians don’t call a two-dollar coin “two dollar coin”, we call it Toonie. In fact, all the Canadian coins have names as listed.