Nonetheless, bank spokeswoman Josianne Menard said Tuesday that scribbling on bills inappropriate because it defaces a Canadian symbol and source of national pride.
Canada's central bank said this week it's not illegal to deface or even mutilate banknotes, although there are laws that prohibit reproducing a current bill electronically.
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Sgt Frank Best, of Northumbria Police, said: "This type of offence defaces
neighbourhoods and costs council taxpayers thousands of pounds to have it removed or repaired.