Friday, April 08, 2016

Women on the money; historians on the panel

Merna Forster of  reminds us there is a week  -- to April 15 -- left to nominate women to be featured on new Canadian banknotes.  Here is the Bank of Canada site at which to find the criteria and to submit nominations.

Merna also sends news of the panel the Bank has established to establish a shortlist of nominees. (The finance minister gets the final say. Sorry internet, it is not going to end being Bucky McBuckface.) The shortlist he works from will come from a panel that includes historian Margaret Conrad and ... the historian who has been advocating this more or less forever: Merna Forster of 


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