Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 12:45 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 12:45 PM ET

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Parliament Audio 12:45 PM ET

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P07 - (Canada-150-Bank-Note) OTTAWA. x-09s. A new 10-dollar bank note has been unveiled to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Bank governor Stephen Poloz says the new bill is intended to instill a sense of pride in what Canadians have accomplished as a nation. Poloz says the note also pictures Prairie wheat, which symbolizes the importance of farming to Canada's past and future. ("..of our nation.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: The note's front depicts the faces of four federal political figures who the Bank of Canada says helped shape the country. It also carries images of Parliament's Hall of Honour, the names of all the provinces and territories and a depiction of the Memorial Chamber Arch in the Peace Tower of Parliament's centre block. …

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