Commemorative Banknote Unveiled Ahead of Canada’s 150th

$10 Bill Features Prominent Political Figures of Canadian History

The Bank of Canada has taken the wraps off a new bill design to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. The ten dollar bill will enter circulation on June 1st, and will feature a portrait of Canada’s first Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald, and along with another Father of Confederation, Sir George-Étienne Cartier. Canada’s first female member of Parliament, Agnes MacPhail, and James Gladstone, Canada’s first Indigenous senator, will also be featured on the commemorative banknote.