Saturday, May 05, 2012

Canada Mints Its Last Penny

WINNIPEG (Manitoba), May 5 — Canada minted its final one-cent coin yesterday and urged people to donate the little copper-covered coins to charity rather than let them go to waste.

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said a charitable donation would be an apt last stop for the pennies, which Canada is pulling from circulation later this year after 104 years.

“We hope all Canadians will consider putting their last pennies to good use by . . .

Read more at: The Malaysian Insider

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