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1911-1937 | 1961-1979 | 1986-1991 | 2001-2015

 

 

5 Dollars, 2002

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Front: Wilfred Laurier (1841-1919), Prime Minister of Canada 1896-1911

Back: Winter sports - children skating, tobogganing and playing hockey

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10 Dollars, 2001

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Front: John A. Macdonald (1815-1891), first Prime Minister of Canada 1867-1873 and 1878-1891

Back: Peacekeeper with binoculars

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20 Dollars, 2004

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The $20 note won the International Bank Note Society's "Bank Note of the Year" Award for notes issued during 2004.

Front: Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen of United Kingdom, British colonies and Commonwealth of Nations 1952-present

Date of portrait: 2000, age 74

Back: West coast native art

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50 Dollars, 2004

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Front: William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874-1950), Prime Minister of Canada 1921-1930, 1935-1948

Back: Thérèse Casgrain and the Famous Five

In 1951, Thérèse Casgrain became the first woman to head a political party in Quebec, and in 1970, she was appointed to the Senate.

The Famous Five - Emily Murphy, Nellie McClung, Irene Parlby, Henrietta Muir Edwards, and Louise McKinney - triumphed in the "Persons" Case, one of the most famous cases in Canadian legal history and one that had a profound impact throughout the British Commonwealth. On 18 October 1929, the British Privy Council declared that women are persons, thus making them eligible to be summoned to and become members of the Senate of Canada.

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100 Dollars, 2004

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Front: Robert Laird Borden (1854-1937), Canada's prime minister 1911-1920

Back: The themes of exploration and innovation are illustrated with images of Canadian achievements in cartography and communications

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5 Dollars, 2013 Polymer

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Front: Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Prime Minister from 1896 to 1911; The West Block of Parliament

Back: Mobile Servicing System (Canadarm2); Astronaut

The Mobile Servicing System (MSS), better known by its primary component Canadarm2, is a robotic system on the International Space Station (ISS). Launched to the ISS in 2001, it plays a key role in station assembly and maintenance; it moves equipment and supplies around the station, supports astronauts working in space, and services instruments and other payloads attached to the ISS.

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Canadarm2

Canadarm2

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10 Dollars, 2013 Polymer

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Front: Sir John A. Macdonald, Prime Minister from 1867-1873 and 1878-1891; Library of Parliament

Back: The train, The Canadian; The Canadian Rockies

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The Canadian

The Canadian

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20 Dollars, 2012 Polymer

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Front: Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen of United Kingdom, British colonies and Commonwealth of Nations 1952-present

Date of portrait: 2010-2011, age 84-85

Back: Canadian National Vimy Memorial in Vimy Ridge, France

The Canadian National Vimy Memorial is a memorial site in France dedicated to the memory of Canadian Expeditionary Force members killed during the First World War.

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Vimy Memorial

Vimy Memorial

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50 Dollars, 2012 Polymer

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Front: William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874-1950), Prime Minister of Canada 1921-1930, 1935-1948

Back: Canadian Coast Guard Ship Amundsen in the North, reflecting Canada's leading role in Arctic research

CCGS Amundsen is a T1200 Class Medium Arctic icebreaker and Arctic research vessel operated by the Canadian Coast Guard

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CCGS Amundsen

CCGS Amundsen

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100 Dollars, 2011 Polymer

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Front: Robert Laird Borden (1854-1937), Canada's prime minister 1911-1920

Back: Canadian innovations in the field of medicine: from pioneering the discovery of insulin to treat diabetes, to the invention of the pacemaker and to the role Canadian researchers have played in mapping the human genetic code

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20 Dollars, 2015 Polymer
Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative

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Commemorate Queen Elizabeth II on becoming the longest-reigning British Monarch

Front: Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen of United Kingdom, British colonies and Commonwealth of Nations 1952-present

Date of portrait: 2010-2011, age 84-85; 1951, age 25

Back: Canadian National Vimy Memorial in Vimy Ridge, France

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1911-1937 | 1961-1974 | 1986-1991 | 2001-2015

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Canada, located north of the United States spanning the full breath of the northern portion of North America from Atlantic to Pacific oceans, is a member of the British Commonwealth. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Canada.

 

 

 

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