The Vimy Foundation at the Unveiling of the New $20 Bill
On Wednesday May 3 2012, the Bank of Canada unveiled the new Vimy themed $20 bill. The Vimy Foundation was represented by nine students from Notre-Dame High Shool in Ottawa who had travelled to Vimy in April to commemorate the 95th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. On wednesday these students had the opportunity to witness the launch of the new bill first hand and were greeted by the Governor of the Bank of Canada, Mr. Carney and Minister Flaherty. They also visited the currency Museum with Mr. Gerry Gaetz, Chief of Currency.