Canada getting rid of pennies?

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The federal government has decided to stop production on these little guys since they cost a lot to produce and they really don’t carry very much value at all.

The cut back will save about $11 million a year.

You’re probably wondering about purchases that cost $1.04 or $5.12 (after tax). Well, you can still grab that coffee for a loonie, and that eyeliner for a 5-dollar bill and a dime.


And for all you penny hoarders, time to get those coins out of the jars and get crafting with these cute penny D.I.Ys:

Ombre penny art from

Penny broaches from



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