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The Bank of Canada: An Illustrated History

Since its inception in 1935, the Bank of Canada has grown and developed as a public institution and as a workplace. Over the years, the Bank has been home to some colourful characters and fascinating stories.

The Bank of Canada: An Illustrated History is filled with interesting images and anecdotes about the Bank and its place in Canadian society from 1935 until now.

Published to commemorate the Bank's 70th anniversary, this souvenir book depicts the history of the Bank through descriptive text, photographs, and reproductions of cartoons, newspaper clippings, posters, bills, and artifacts.

You can download the above pages from this publication in PDF format (4 Mb).

Now available for purchase

The Bank of Canada: An Illustrated History makes a unique keepsake or gift.

Soft cover, 116 pages.
Cost: $25 tax included (+$5 shipping outside of headquarters in Canada/+$10 US/INTL destinations.)

Purchase your copy at the Currency Museum, or by contacting:

Publications Distribution
Communications Department
Bank of Canada
West Tower, 9th Floor
234 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G9
613 782-8248

All mail orders must be prepaid. Remittance in Canadian dollars should be made payable to the Bank of Canada.