Canada issues new coin for National Indigenous Peoples Day

 OTTAWA- Keep an eye on your change this summer. The Royal Canadian Mint is releasing a new $2 commemorative circulation coin on National Indigenous Peoples Day .  The coinc bieng dropped Wednesday, June 21 is in celebration of  National Indigenous Peoples Day. “Since 1996, National Indigenous Peoples Day has been an opportunity to celebrate First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people,” said Chrystia Freeland, deputy prime minister and minister of finance, in a statement. “Our government is proud to honour the history, art, traditions, and cultures of Indigenous Peoples as we continue walking the path of reconciliation together.” The design Royal Canadian Mint It’s the first time three different artists have collaborated on a single reverse (tails) design on a Canadian circulation coin, according to the Mint.The toonie comes in both…

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