A look at the security, design, handling and durability of Canada’s polymer bank notes.
Fighting Fraud on the Front Lines
Most fraud can be easily prevented with some simple know-how. The Fighting Fraud on the Front Lines video series provides easy-to-follow advice on how to avoid becoming a victim of bank note counterfeiting, debit card fraud, identity crime and cheque fraud. These materials will be of special interest to retailers, financial institutions and police officers.
The Life of a Bank Note: From the Lab to Your Wallet
This video series tells the story of the life of a polymer note. From the research and development of the notes through to the end of their life cycle, these videos explore the various stages in the life of Canada’s bank notes.
Bank Note Accessibility: Tips for identifying and storing Canadian banknotes
Learn how to identify Canada's new accessible polymer bank notes, discover the Canadian bank note reader and get tips for storing Canada's paper bank notes for easy identification. These videos were produced jointly by CNIB and the Bank of Canada.
The Bank of Canada is the country's sole bank note-issuing authority and is responsible for designing, producing, and distributing Canada's bank notes.