Nov 06, 2014 · “The poppy is the sacred symbol of remembrance and should not be defaced in any way,” said the Royal Canadian Legion. “No other pin, therefore, should be used to attach it to clothing.” The Mint makes its mark on Canadian currency - All circulation coins to bear new symbol Back to Listing OTTAWA, ON (July 21, 2006) — Canadians will soon notice something a little different about their change. Here is a quick reference guide to the names of the most common French symbols and punctuation marks. Note that although French and English use nearly all of the same punctuation marks, some of their uses vary considerably in the two languages. Some symbols of Canada have been officially adopted by the Government of Canada; others, such as objects, food and animals, are recognized worldwide as typically Canadian and are part of our cultural heritage. Enrich your knowledge of the symbols of our country with this quiz! What does the Canadian motto "A Mari usque ad Mare" mean? World Currency Symbols. This page lists global currency symbols used to denote that a number is a monetary value, such as the dollar sign "$", the Pound sign "£", and the Euro sign "€". This list is constantly under development and we rely on input from users like you to keep it as complete and accurate as possible.