Toonie


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Toonie

An informal term for the Canadian two-dollar coin. It was introduced in 1996. See also: Canadian dollar.
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a native speaker 2 GST Goods and Services Tax, a federal tax of 7% (at the time of the survey, now 5%) on goods and services purchased 3 premier the political leader of a province or territory, analogous to the prime minister of the country 4 toonie informal, a two-dollar coin.
This iconic image has been reproduced on a limited-edition toonie to commemorate the start of the Second World War 75 years ago.
And in their new vid the Toonagers are having a party down on the Toonie Farm with Aisy Waisy.
It's about having women's program funding that gives a toonie per woman and girl-child in Canada," Grant-Cummings explains, "a $30 million dollar budget-right now it's $8.
Albion Gardens provides a monthly Toonie Lunch--attendance ranges from 70-85 people who each pay $2, making the mission self-sustaining.
The project had asked Canadian Anglicans to record "Silent Night" and contribute a toonie ($2) each to support the Anglican Military Ordinariate, which ministers to the needs of women and men of the Canadian Forces.
Toonie, derived from the Newcastle United Football Club, called Toon Army by English fans.
Unlike Toonie, Sponge, Shooter, Puddy and Boop, I have discovered Buzz is a Sarf Londoner.
In no mood to await the verdict, Lena fished out an extra toonie and plopped it into the man's palm.
Moncur was perceived as a toonie rather than a mackem but both quickly became friends because they were true pros who could only play the game one way - with total commitment.
At that time, Canadian Anglicans were asked to record themselves singing Silent Night and to contribute a toonie each.
Each participant was asked to give at least a toonie ($2) toward the work of the Council of the North.