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South Africa Circulates Mandela Notes, Canada Circulates New Twenties Next Week

Both South Africa and Canada are getting set to release their latest banknotes next week. The Reserve Bank of South Africa will be introducing an entirely new series of notes spanning five denominations, while the Bank of Canada will be introducing a new $20 note – the third in its new polymer series. The new […]

New Canadian Bills Cost Banks $100M

Canada’s new series of polymer banknotes will cost banks and financial institutions nearly $100 million according to the Bank of Canada. That price tag reflects the modifications that will need to be made to sorting and counting machines that are used across the country to handle money, says Julie Girard, spokeswoman for the Bank of […]

Canadian E-Passports Delayed

Canadians expecting to acquire an electronic passport (e-passport) in the near future will have to wait just a little longer. “A proposed national roll-out of electronic passports in Canada has been pushed back for a third time,” according to a new article published by Embassy Magazine. When the plans for a national e-passport were unveiled […]