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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Results tabulated from the survey of teachers indicate that seven of the eight teachers (accounting for 87.5%) claimed to have taught the Canadianism loonie in class; five (62.5%) had taught GST, the First Nations, and RCMP; four (50%) had taught anglophone, premier, toonie, PST, and francophone; three (37.5%) had taught LCBO, two-four, Canuck, and have province; two (25%) had taught impaired driving, bachelor, and whiteout; and one (12.5%) had taught UHIP, Canadian Tire money, have-not province, crown corporation, baby bonus, and OHIP.
Bob 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.
Embark on a long-distance walk and ask your family and friends to pledge a toonie per kilometre.
My doctoral parchment and a toonie will get me a cup of coffee.
Today, children and youth up to age 24 can join for a toonie. One hundred per cent of this membership fee goes directly to a new trust fund called Kids Helping Kids in Canada.
According to Jeff Blair (http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/baseball/where-did-all-the-fans-go/article1546472/) of the Globe and Mail, the Blue Jays are discounting far fewer tickets (remember "toonie Tuesdays"?) since Paul Beeston succeeded Paul Godfrey last season.
24 h in a d 24 hours in a day 60 s in a m 60 seconds in a minute 7 d in a w 7 days in a week 100 c in a d 100 cents in a dollar 12 m in a y 12 months in a year 25 c in a q 25 cents in a quarter 60 m in an h 60 minutes in an hour 1000 y in a m 1000 years in a millenium 52 w in a y 52 weeks in a year 5 c in a n 5 cents in a nickel 2 d in a t 2 dollars in a toonie 100 y in a c 100 years in a century 10 c in a d 10 cents in a dime
Her and your great granddad and ten of your great aunts and uncles." He shook his head, and a minute later gave a toonie to an old Indian who smelled like beer.
Townsend might have been at his erratic worst in the last two matches but now that John Leslie is back to play big brother and make decisions for him, McGeechan reckons Toonie will be okay.
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 $8.1 million."