Central Banking

Bank of Canada unveils new banknote

Canada's new banknote

The Bank of Canada officially unveiled its new C$20 polymer banknote on May 2. The note is designed to help the central bank "stay one step ahead of counterfeiters", said Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney.

The note features a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the front, while the back of the note features an image of the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, which commemorates Canadian soldiers that fought in World War I.

It has a number of security features, including a colour shift in a

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