August 25, 2004 The Bank of Canada today unveiled Canada's new $20 bank note, the theme of which is Arts and Culture. The new note was unveiled at a ceremony in Vancouver by the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of National Revenue (by videotape), and Paul Jenkins, Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada.
August 18, 2004
Bank of Canada Announces Recipients of First Law-Enforcement Award of Excellence for Counterfeit DeterrenceThree recipients, Detective Carmine Palermo, Detective Constable Thomas Hancock, and Detective Constable Harjit Sangha, of the Toronto Police Service (TPS) Fraud Squad, have been selected for their impressive initiative and creative work on "Project Greenback". This project resulted in the seizure of approximately $3 million in counterfeit bank notes, as well as the successful dismantling of multiple counterfeit production facilities in the Toronto area.
August 12, 2004 Canada's new $20 bank note will be unveiled on Wednesday, 25 August 2004, in Vancouver, British Columbia. The new $20 bank note celebrates Canadian arts and culture and features the work of Bill Reid, one of Canada's most accomplished artists.