Unveiling Ceremony of the New $5 and $10 Polymer Bank Notes (Audio)

Bank Note Unveiling - Canada’s new $5 and $10 polymer bank notes, the final notes in the Frontiers series, will be unveiled in an official ceremony on Tuesday, 30 April 2013 at the Bank of Canada’s head office in Ottawa. The $5 note features Canadarm2 and Dextre, symbolizing Canada’s continuing contribution to the international space program through robotics innovation. The theme of the new $10 note is the Canadian train, representing Canada’s great technical feat of linking its eastern and western frontiers by what was, at the time, the longest railway ever built.

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April 30, 2013 Unveiling Ceremony of the New $5 and $10 Polymer Bank Notes (Video)

Bank Note Unveiling - Canada’s new $5 and $10 polymer bank notes, the final notes in the Frontiers series.

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April 30, 2013

Bank Note Unveiling

Governor Mark Carney with Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty, Mr. Paul G. Smith, Chairman of the Board at VIA Rail Canada and Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Chris Hadfield, Commander of the International Space Station (by satellite), unveil the final two notes of the new Polymer bank note series.