Canadians all know, and In Box readers may recall, that the penny was killed in this country over a year ago.
Oh, one can still spend a penny, or turn them in for larger denominations. Donating any cached pennies to charity is a popular option. But...
Sep 27, 2007 — Last week, the Canadian dollar, or "loonie", equaled the U.S. dollar for the first time since 1976. Some analysts say it could climb even higher. The shift has meant booming business for many stores in the North Country. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Dec 05, 2003 — The North Country will have a new form of money at the beginning of next year. The design of a local currency called 'North Country Notes' was unveiled Wednesday night in Potsdam. As David Sommerstein reports, organizers hope the effort will encourage local economic development. Go to full article
Nov 28, 2002 — The Royal Canadian Mint's Christmas ad campaign doesn't use the word Christmas, prompting cries of "bah, humbug" from church and political leaders. Jody Tosti has more. Go to full article