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In the Corner with Dan Hughes

Feb 28, 2014

Canada did something really weird a couple of weeks ago.  They did away with pennies.

As of February 4, banks could no longer get pennies from the mint.  In fact, they have to turn in all their pennies.  And merchants can no longer give pennies in change. 

Basically, Canada is trying to get all pennies out of circulation, and be done with them forever.  Like we did with half-cents back in 1857.

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