February 24, 2023 At the Bank of Canada, we assessed the life cycle of bank notes to confirm that polymer notes have a smaller environmental footprint than paper notes. Polymer notes have a longer life and then are recycled.
July 28, 2022 At the Bank of Canada, we cover the cost of day-to-day business with “seigniorage,” which means earning money from issuing bank notes.
January 1, 2021 Find out what “legal tender” means, why legal tender status changes, and how to redeem older bank notes.
January 31, 2020 Here's what money does—and how we’re handling it in the digital age.
October 24, 2019 From cash to contactless cards—what’s in our wallets?
April 26, 2019 From beaver pelts to paper money to digital currencies