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Canada is getting a new coin that's full of colour, and you'll be able to find the green toonie in your change soon!

The Royal Canadian Mint has revealed that it's honouring the "rich and diverse cultural heritages" of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people across this land with this new $2 coin.

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June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, and June 21 was National Indigenous Peoples Day.

This is a time to "recognize the rich history, heritage, resilience and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples across Canada," according to the Government of Canada. And what a beautiful time to celebrate.

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This Tuesday marks an important day in Toronto as the city celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day.

A Sunrise Ceremony took place at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto around 5:30 a.m. on June 21 and was the first in three years. It was led by Elder Garry Sault of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.

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