The Good, the Bad, and the Fake - New exhibition to be unveiled at the Bank of Canada Currency Museum

    OTTAWA, March 5 /CNW Telbec/ - On Thursday, 6 March 2008, at 14:00 ET,
the Bank of Canada Currency Museum will unveil The Good, the Bad, and the
Fake - a new, youth-oriented exhibition about counterfeiting and how to tell
the difference between real and counterfeit paper money.

    About the Exhibit

        In a comic-strip format, the exhibition tells the story of Zoe and
        Dave-teenagers who find a bag of money in an alley. At first, they
        think they're rich, but the money turns out to be counterfeit-just
        worthless paper. Throughout the exhibit, Zoe and Dave learn some
        valuable tips about how to use the many security features found on
        Canada's paper money to help identify fake bills-a valuable skill to
        have as these teens enter the workforce.


        Members of the press and the public are invited to view the new
        exhibition and to put their counterfeit-detection skills to the test.


        Bank of Canada Currency Museum
        245 Sparks Street (between Bank and Kent)
        Ottawa, ON


        Thursday, 6 March 2008, at 14:00 ET

        Bank of Canada's Deputy Governor Pierre Duguay will unveil the
        exhibition in the Bank's Garden Court. Attendees will be invited to
        view the exhibition after his opening remarks. There will be a photo
        opportunity with the Deputy Governor and special guests as the
        exhibition is unveiled.

    The Good, the Bad, and the Fake will be at the Currency Museum until
15 June 2008. As always, admission to the Currency Museum is free.

For further information:

For further information: Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782

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