Bank of Canada Introduces Space and Railroad Themed Banknotes

The Bank of Canada introduced two new backs note.

The $5 bill is space themed with images on the back of the Canadarm 2 and Dextre – symbolizes Canada’s continuing contribution to the international space station program through robotics innovation (Portrait: Sir Wilfrid Laurier)

The $10 note is railroad themed – represents Canada’s great engineering feat of linking its eastern and western frontiers by what was, at the time, the longest railway ever built (Portrait: Sir John A. Macdonald)

More information:

http://www.bankofcanada.ca/2013/11/publications/press-releases/bank-canada-issues-5-and-10-polymer-bank-notes/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadarm2

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dextre

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Wilfrid_Laurier

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Canadian

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_John_A._Macdonald

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