VIDEO: B.C.-made glow-in-the-dark toonie coming for Canada 150

The design is one of five released by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2017

Finding correct change will soon a be a lot easier thanks to a glow-in-the-dark toonie design from a B.C. artist.

The new $2 coin by Richmond’s Timothy Hsia is one of five to be featured for Canada 150 in 2017 as part of Mint’s My Canada, My Inspiration contest.

Want the shiny new coin? Come exchange your old toonies for a new one at this week. The locations are:

  • Thursday, July 6 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Canada Post retail store, 495 West Georgia St. Vancouver, BC
  • Friday, July 7 12 – 5 p.m. at the Aberdeen Mall Outlet, Canada Post Richmond main, 7871 Westminster Hwy

WATCH: Timothy Hsia talks about his design

 

Just Posted

Northern Sea Wolf departs from Greece on its way to B.C.

On November 3 the Northern Sea Wolf, departed from the Port of Piraeus in Athens, Greece

VIDEO: Rare comic showing Superman’s 1st appearance to be auctioned

The 1938 comic features Superman hoisting a car over his head

Wet weather expected for much of coastal B.C.

The Weather Network is calling for up to 200mm of rain to fall in some areas of the South Coast and Vancouver Island

B.C. reporter reflects on covering Charles Manson

Charles Manson, leader of a murderous cult, died on Sunday at 83

ICBC overbilling for crash repairs not the problem, dealers say

Collision repair shops reject union claim of inflated costs

B.C. groups to address child sex abuse in sports

viaSport is organizing a full day of education in association with Canadian Centre for Child Protection and the Coaching Association of Canada.

Report sets exercise guidelines for young kids, including ‘tummy time’ for babies

Kids aged one to four should get at least three hours of physical activity throughout the day

Stampeders return to Grey Cup with 32-28 win over Edmonton Eskimos

The Stampeders will face the Toronto Argonauts next Sunday in Ottawa for the title

Nebraska approves TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline

Nebraska’s Public Service Commission approved TransCanada’s Keystone XL route in a close vote

B.C. VIEWS: China a better partner than U.S.

B.C. is slowly winning the softwood lumber war

Most Read