Canadian Financial Institutions
The Bank of Canada
The website of Canada’s central bank has useful information.
Bank of Montreal
The Bank of Montreal’s site is a comprehensive resource.
Credit Union Atlantic
CUA has been serving Nova Scotians since 1948 with branches throughout the province.
BCI is a federally chartered bank with branches in Quebec, Ontario and B.C. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Banca Commerciale Italiana of Milan, Italy.
Atlantic Credit Unions
Your complete guide to the Credit Unions of Eastern Canada.
Business Development Bank
Billed as Canada’s Small Business Bank, the BDB is owned and operated by the Government of Canada. It does not give grants or interest free loans.
CUCORP Financial Services
CUCORP is owned and operated by the Credit Union Central of Saskatchewan.
Caisse Populaire Desjardins
Beaucoup de choses ici, y compris l’histoire du mouvement et de la Caisse Populaire Desjardins.
Farm Credit Corporation
This federal crown corporation offers financing assistance to farmers and agri-businesses, as well as issuing investment grade notes.
Canada Trust has won an OBE award for Best Foreign Bank Online Banking Program and is listed as a Top Ten Site by Money Page and as a Lycos ‘Best of the Web’ Top 5% site.
First Calgary Savings
With 16 branches, this is Calgary’s largest credit union.
Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments
This organization tries to settle disputes between banks and their customers. Its Board is made up of members from the banking community as well as independent members.
HSBC Bank Canada
Formerly the Hong Kong Bank of Canada, HSBC is part of an international banking company with a strong presence in Canada.
Canadian Western Trust
This wholly owned subsidiary of the Canadian Western Bank offers investment and financial services through independent financial planners.
Canadian Western Bank
CWB is the only Schedule 1 chartered bank with both headquarters and principle operations located in Western Canada.
This Dutch bank is now doing business in Canada online.
Laurentian Bank of Canada
Founded in 1846 as the Montreal City and District Savings Bank, Laurentian Bank is one of the oldest banks in Canada. It became federally chartered in 1987.
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)
CIBC’s site has many features, including SmartStart, a site for young people to learn about the world of money.
Manitoba’s Credit Unions
This site includes maps and links to branches of the Credit Unions of Manitoba.
Servus Credit Union
Formerly known as Capital City, Edmonton-based Servus is the largest credit union in Alberta and the sixth-largest in Canada.
Citizens Bank of Canada
Citizens Bank is Canada’s first branchless bank, accessible by telephone and computer. It was formed by Vancouver City Savings Credit Union, Canada’s largest credit union.