INFORMATION ABOUT CANADIAN DOLLAR
We show the updated today’s value/price of Canadian dollar (CAD).You can get the exchange from Canadian dollar to another currency by introducing the value or amount of Canadian dollar (CAD) in the box and clicking the convert button. This way you can get the Canadian dollar’s price in relation to other currencies.
INTRODUCTION TO THE CANADIAN DOLLAR
The Canadian dollar was first issued in 1858 finishing the use of the British pound. At present it is the official currency of Canada. It is used by approximately 35 million two hundred thousand people. You can check the today value of the Canadian dollar and check its price.
The nicknames that Canadian dollar (CAD) receives are Leonie, Buck, Huard, Piaste.
The Bank of Canada is a national organization founded in 1935. As the Central Bank of Nation it has the following functions: it is responsible of the financial system which is composed by financial institutions like banks and credit cooperatives, financial markets and payments systems. Is the only authority to issue currency and it is responsible of the design, production and distribution of bills. Also it is a fiscal agent for the government, managing public funds.
Countries that use the currency: Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon.
Name: CANADIAN DOLLAR
Symbol: dollar – $, C $. Cents – ¢
Bills: $ 5, $ 10, $ 20, $ 50, $ 100.
Coins: Cent = 1/100 of one dollar. 1 ¢, 5 ¢, 10 ¢, 25 ¢, 50 ¢. $ 1, $ 2.
Issuing Agent: Bank of Canada Web http://www.bankofcanada.ca/