The Canadian Press

2015-03-02 | Spock Cdn Bill

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The death of Leonard Nimoy last week has inspired people to post photos on social media of marked-up five-dollar banknotes that show former prime minister Wilfrid Laurier transformed to resemble Spock, Nimoy's famous "Star Trek" character. Well, it turns out there's not a lot of logic in the belief that it's against the law to Vulcanize Laurier's likeness.

Date: 2015-03-02
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 34 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << four years Canadians have doodled Spock's pointy ears and sharp eyebrows on Wilfred Laurier has image of the $5 bill the practice flared up again after Leonard Nimoy's death on Friday but contrary to what many might believe the Bank of Canada says it's not illegal to deface banknotes still a bank spokesman says there are reasons to resist the urge to scribble on bills for one she says they are a symbol of the country and long life and prosperity might also take a hit she says retailers are within their rights not to accept the vulcanize bills are long and prosper >>