Royal Canadian Mint to unveil silver collector coin series honouring Canada's national heroes

OTTAWA, May 16, 2016 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint will unveil a new silver collector coin series honouring Canada's firefighters, paramedics, police and the military at a ceremony to be held at the Mint's production facility in Winnipeg.



Royal Canadian Mint (atrium)

520 Lagimodière Blvd.

Winnipeg, Manitoba


Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Media arrival:  11:15 a.m.

Remarks and unveil: 11:30 a.m.


The Honourable Brian Pallister, Premier of Manitoba

His Worship Brian Bowman, Mayor of Winnipeg

Ms. Sandra Hanington, President and CEO, Royal Canadian Mint

Ms. Bonnie Staples-Lyon, Director, Royal Canadian Mint Board of Directors


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


SOURCE Royal Canadian Mint

For further information: Alex Reeves, Senior Manager, Communications, Royal Canadian Mint, Telephone: (613) 949-5777,


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