Wrong Leaf On Canada’s New Bills

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Canada’s new $20, $50, and $100 notes bills have been printed with the wrong maple leaves.

According to plant experts the new notes feature Norway maple leaves instead of Canadian sugar maple leaves.

Canada’s maple leaf is present around the see-through plastic portion of each bills, but the partially see-through leaf in the body of the bill is clearly different.

Officials from the Bank of Canada say the leaf is a “stylized” version of the sugar maple leaf  but a senior botanist at the Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre, Sean Blaney, said that the Bank of Canada’s statement is just an excuse.

There are already 400 million of the new bills in circulation with 1.2 billion more bills still to come.

The leaf on the left is a Norway maple leaf and the leaf on the right is a Canadian sugar maple leaf.

Do you think they are very similar or very different?

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  1. Looking onto a bill and seeing the wrong symbol, that’s WRONG. I read the article “Wrong Leaf On Canada’s New Bills” and think it’s totally crazy that this has happened. In the country Canada the bill makers put the wrong Sugar Maple leaf on the 20, 50 and 100 dollar bills. The bill makers have thought the Norway Maple leaf was the Sugar Maple leaf. The Norway Maple leave is now on the Canadian bills. Even if the leaves look alike, people of Canada still notice the difference. I can’t believe the bill makers made such a big mistake. If I was a bill maker I would be making sure the bills were right until they are sent out into the country. In the text it says, “400 million bills already got sent out. 1.2 billion more to go.” I think they should redo the 400 million bills they already sent out because they’re not the right bill for people in that country. If this happened in my country I would be very disappointed. How could they do this to their country? Will they get to use the bills? Will they change this mess? Who knows!

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