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Decimal currency is adopted in the Province of Canada

01/01/1858

The Province of Canada makes decimal currency mandatory. New Brunswick and Nova Scotia will follow in 1860. (By John Osborne)

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Benjamin Vincent, Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to all Ages and Nations (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1906), 871.

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