The Bank of Canada's new polymer notes and the security of Canada's currency

  • 23 Jan 2013
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Sheraton Ottawa Hotel, 150 Albert Street, Penthouse A and B


  • Special price for members

AGM And Professional Development Session

Speaker: Josianne Roy, Analyst, Currency Department, Bank of Canada

The Bank of Canada, in its continuing efforts to address counterfeiting, has started issuing new bank notes on polymer—a smooth, durable film. Join us on 23 January to learn more about these new bank notes, and measures that you can take to help protect yourself and your business.

Topics that will be covered:

• Counterfeiting trends and statistics

• Security features of the new polymer bank notes

• Security features of the current paper bank notes

• What to do if you get a fake bill

Josianne Roy was appointed, in May 2010, to the position of communications analyst in the Currency Department of the Bank of Canada. Josianne holds a joint honours bachelor’s degree in communication and sociology from the University of Ottawa. Josianne promotes the Bank and its currency and delivers its educational products and services to key stakeholders such as law enforcement, retailers, financial institutions, and the general public. 

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