Royal Canadian Mint to Unveil Circulation Coin Marking 50 Years of Progress for LGBTQ2 Canadians

The Royal Canadian Mint will officially unveil a new circulation coin recognizing 50 years of progress in the journey to equal rights for LGBTQ2 Canadians. The world’s first circulation coin recognizing LGBTQ2 rights will be revealed at The 519, in the heart of The Village in Toronto.

Guests are also invited to trade their pocket change for this new $1 circulation coin at the conclusion of the program.

Where: The 519 Community Centre Ballroom
519 Church Street
Toronto ON
When: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Media and guest arrival: 10:15 a.m.
Remarks and presentation: 10:30 a.m.
Who: The Hon. Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance
Mr. Randy Boissonnault, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2 Issues
Ms. Marie Lemay, President & CEO, Royal Canadian Mint
Mr. David Morris, Chair of the Board of Directors, The 519
The Reverend Brent Hawkes

 

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