In a live videostream from the International Space Station to the Bank of Canada's Ottawa head office, CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield revealed the new Canadian $5 bank note that proudly features Canadian space robotics achievements Canadarm2 and Dextre.
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$5 and $10 - Coming in November
$100, $50 and $20 - Now in circulation
The Bank of Canada is responsible for supplying Canadians with bank notes that they can use with confidence.
Our currency has come a long way. And it’s going even further. The new polymer notes look and feel quite different, but they’re a good change for Canadians. They are highly secure, durable and innovative.
Discover what makes them the ultimate addition to Canada’s currency.