Thursday, January 06, 2011

Critics Call Canada's New Dollar Silver Coin "Absolutely Ridiculous"

OTTAWA — Canada's 2011 silver dollar commemorates the centennial of Parks Canada by showing endangered species — with one hiccup: Half the species on the coin aren't found in or near any parks.

The selection has puzzled some naturalists, who wonder why the coin doesn't show more of the hundreds of species that are truly protected by national parks.

The silver dollar, which will sell to collectors for . . .

Full story at: The Vancouver Sun

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