Bank note event: Bank of Canada issues $10 bank note celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation

OTTAWA, June 21, 2017 /CNW/ - On Saturday, June 24, 2017, the Bank of Canada will hold an event to mark the entry into circulation of the Canada 150 commemorative bank note.



14:00 (Newfoundland Daylight Time)


The Mockbeggar Plantation Provincial Historic Site
Roper Street
Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador

Interview opportunities:

Monique LeBlanc, Regional Director of the Bank of Canada, will be available to answer questions about the theme and the various security features of the commemorative note.

Bank note exchange:

Commemorative bank notes will be available on-site for purchase by members of the media in attendance (limit: one note per person). Only cash purchases will be accepted. There will be no provisions for debit or credit transactions.


All media are invited to register with the Bank in advance to attend. To do so, please contact Monique LeBlanc by noon (NDT) on Friday, June 23 at 902-420-4657 or


SOURCE Bank of Canada

For further information: Monique LeBlanc, 902-420-4657,


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