Economics @ ITT

Why Canadians Are Cutting Their Money in Half

Posted in Uncategorized by ittecon on January 7, 2016

It was reported last week that Canadian citizens have been cutting their official government money in half and using it as a localized alternative currency. The currency is called “Demi,” which means “half” in french. The Demi currency is being used specifically in the Gaspesie region of northern Quebec and is actually accepted by a number of local businesses.

Source: The Surprising Reason Why Canadians Are Literally Cutting Their Money in Half

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