Canada is getting rid of the penny AARON COHEN · APR 03 2012
In a move certain to impact jokes about Canadian stereotypes for years to come, our neighbors to the north are jettisoning the penny. One hopes the United States co-opts this move, because it will be as good for us as Michael J. Fox, Wayne Gretzky, and poutine.
Here is noted penny adversary CPG Grey with more information on the move.