loonie


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loonie

Canadian slang
a. a Canadian dollar coin with a loon bird on one of its faces
b. the Canadian currency
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Outside of one or two sequences--like Loonie triumphantly taming a tremendous wave as hair metal blazes away on the soundtrack--the film avoids the conventional, exciting aesthetics associated with surfing on screen.
A much weaker loonie could then allow the bank to carry on to a 1.5% overnight rate by year end 2015.
Following upon Mundell, the thesis in what follows is that ignoring the international value of the loonie in the framing of Canadian monetary policy, and in particular ignoring the loonie's dramatic swings vis-a-vis the U.S.
In fact, a weaker loonie triggers higher domestic prices, which hit consumers in the wallet, and higher importing and financing costs, which hurt businesses and government.
Global Banking News-March 19, 2014--Central bank forecast dims prospects of loonie
If the late Francis Magalona is known for makabayan songs and Gloc-9 inspires awe for being motormouth, then let Loonie's "intricate and detailed" lyrics lure the Pinoy music lover.
The Canadian dollar (loonie) cannot remain immune from such a milieu, as the first trading week of January demonstrated.
Inducted were Kerry Coleman Oldmixon (class of 2003, track and field), John Loonie (1987, basketball), Larry Penoncello ('66, basketball), Jonathan Pires ('00, football) and Garrett Trombi ('95, wrestling).
Imagine if, on a given Sunday this year, we all give just a loonie; a solitary loonie, less than the price of a cup of coffee.
For most of your lifetime, the Canadian dollar was worth less than the American dollar--if you took a Canadian loonie into an American store, you would have been able to buy only 80 to 90 cents' worth of stuff.
For the first time in 30 years, the Canadian loonie is worth more than the U.S.