A nickel for your thoughts on penny abolition

MP introduces private member's bill to halt penny production

Friday, April 4th, 2008

The expression “A penny for your thoughts” and countless others may be a thing of the past if a Winnipeg MP has his way.

Pat Martin, New Democratic MP for Winnipeg-Centre, introduced a private members’ bill in the House of Commons on Wednesday that, if passed, would end production of the penny, eliminate it from circulation, and round prices for cash transactions to the nearest nickel. (read more)

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