Wait for Me, Daddy Commemorative Toonie Pack

The Royal Canadian Mint has issued a commemorative five toonie pack based on the Wait for Me, Daddy historical photograph.  The photograph was taken October 1st, 1940 in New Westminster, BC by photographer Claude Dettloff, featuring a father heading off to war, leaving his family at home.

Wait for Me, Daddy

You can order your five-pack on the mint’s website while supplies last at face value with free shipping.  There is a limit of three packs per household.

100th Anniversary of the First Canadian Arctic Expedition – 25-cent 12-pack (2013)

For face value and free shipping the newest commemorative 25 cent coins are available from the Royal Canadian Mint.  You get 12 coins in total for three dollars and there’s a limit of two packages per household.


The coins’ reverses were designed by Bonnie Ross (Arctic Expedition) and Tim Pitsiulak (Whales).  There’s already rumblings of some varieties amongst these designs too.

At face value, you can’t go wrong, but these do sell out quickly!