Central Banking

Training in detecting note forgeries

Since the announcement of the withdrawal of Canada's highest denomination,the $1000 banknote earlier this year and a further announcement that a newseries of banknotes will be released in 2001, the Bank of Canada havelaunched a new information programme directed at educating the public onhow to detect genuine banknotes from forgeries. After two and a half yearsconsultation with the retail community, the bank of Canada's currencyeducation team have come up with various items which are designed