OTTAWA, May 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint will commemorate the end of production of the penny for Canadian circulation with a ceremonial coin strike.
|Where:||Royal Canadian Mint|
|520 Lagimodière Boulevard|
|When:||Friday, May 4, 2012|
|Arrival: 10:45 a.m.|
|Remarks and ceremonial coin strike: 11:00 a.m.|
|Who:||Mr. Ian E. Bennett, President and CEO, Royal Canadian Mint|
|The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance and Minister responsible for the Royal Canadian Mint|
|Ms. Shelly Glover, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance|
About the Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint is the Crown Corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of Canada's circulation coins. An ISO 9001-2008 certified company, the Mint is recognized as one of the largest and most versatile mints in the world, offering a wide range of specialized, high quality coinage products and related services on an international scale. For more information on the Mint, its products and services, visit www.mint.ca.
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