May 3, 2012
Please note that times are local.
The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, will participate in a ceremony to commemorate the end of production of the penny for Canadian circulation on Friday, May 4, 2012.
The ceremony will take place at 11:00 a.m. at the Royal Canadian Mint facilities located at 520 Lagimodière Boulevard, in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
A media availability will follow.
For further information:
Mary Ann Dewey-Plante
Office of the Minister of Finance
Department of Finance