Currency

A pile of nickels pictured on June 7, 2022. (Photo/Black Press Media).

Should Canada get rid of the 5-cent nickel?

Canadians who say they support retiring the five-cent coin increased by about 11 per cent since 2019

 

(Black Press Media file)

Dirty money: Canadian currency the most germ-filled in the world, survey suggests

Canadian plastic currency was found to contain 209 bacterial cultures

 

Some older Canadian currency will have its legal status removed at the start of the new year(. (Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com)

Bank of Canada puts the boots to old bills

$1 and $2, $25 to $500 and $1,000 lose cash value Jan. 1, 2021