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CANAdooDAday Why’s a Loonie Called a Loonie

In this fun rap, a Canadian kid explains to his American friend what a Loonie coin is, what you can do with it, and how it got its name.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 08/01/2017

The National Advantage Canada: Canadian Currency in a Global Marketplace

In Moncton, when CN cut thousands of jobs, the provincial government decided to follow the information highway and developed an internet infrastructure. The province preached the benefits of the infrastructure and the low Canadian dollar to Americans, and they bought it. The facts are impressing: many international firms are setting up shop across Canada. The attractions? Medicare, lower wages for ...
  • 2002
  • 00:11:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - November 2007 Taking Off: Canada's Soaring Dollar

In late September 2007 the Canadian dollar overtook the U.S. dollar for the first time in 31 years. The high-flying loonie is good news for Canadian importers and those planning trips south of the border. But it is bad news for many other Canadians. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why our dollar is soaring, and at ...
  • 2007
  • 00:15:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2007

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News in Review - October 1998 The Changing World Economy

From boom to bust is a theme that has particular historical implications for Canada. For a country that is constantly striving to make global market connections, the current rocky world economy and financial losses in the once-promising Asian markets have great importance. Above all, the direct impact on the plunging Canadian dollar and the very real repercussions on Canadians’ lifestyle ...
  • 1998
  • 00:13:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1998

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