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Canadians want more women on banknotes, poll shows

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Bank of Canada

Nearly half the respondents in a poll taken by the Bank of Canada want more women represented on the country's banknotes.

The Bank of Canada's online consultation, published this week, asked for input on the central bank's principles for banknote design. Nearly 2,000 people weighed in from across the country during the survey period from October 8 to November 10.

Around 80% of the respondents said they "support the principles the bank put forward", the Bank of Canada said in a statement. "Many r

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