The Victory Nickel is a Canadian coin produced between 1943 and The design of the coin was intended to promote the Canadian war effort during World War II. The coin was designed by Thomas Shingles, Master Engraver of the Royal Canadian Mint. The rim
The Gold Kilo coin was created to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. It is encrusted with over 100 diamonds and contains no traces of any other metals. Only 60 of these gold limited edition coins were struck by the Royal Mint.
In Terrance Stanley Fox started his Marathon of Hope by dipping his artificial leg into the Atlantic Ocean in St. His journey came to an end just outside Thunder Bay, Ontario -- he ran an average per day through six provinces.