Charles Spencer


Bank publications

Bank of Canada Review articles

May 19, 2011

Supplementary article: Paying with Polymer: Developing Canada’s New Bank Notes

In this article, author Charles Spencer reviews the complex process of developing the new series, which represents a dramatic change for Canada. The leading-edge security features made possible by the new substrate, the cost savings of the move to a polymer base and the environmental advantages of the new notes are also examined.

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