Canada’s new currency is see-through, stretchy and waterproof


It’s official, Canada’s now has money ready for you to tuck into your bathing suit and take for a swim. And it’s plastic, and it’s see-through. The $100 bill is out now (who needs less?), the $50 bill coming next March, and the rest in circulation by 2013. They’re not the first though to have money out of polymer, as Australia and New Zealand have had such currency for well over a decade. But they will have the most high-tech features. Read Canadian Business.


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