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Gzowski on pennies

Gzowski.jpg"Pennies take up too much space on our dressers at home." 

So said Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty as he announced that Canada is going to phase out the penny.

While there are some who feel a certain nostalgia for the copper coin, many think getting rid of the penny makes cents.

Legendary CBC host Peter Gzowski was pretty clear on which of those camps he was in, and on Thanksgiving Monday in 1985 offered his thoughts on the coin - for which he was decidedly NOT thankful.

 

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