Exchange Bank of Canada

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Exchange Bank of Canada
FormerlyCurrency Exchange International of Canada Corp
IndustryFinancial services
Founded2016 (2016)
ProductsForeign currency exchange
international payments
ParentCurrency Exchange International

Exchange Bank of Canada (EBC; French: Banque de change du Canada) is a Schedule 1 domestic bank in Canada.[1] EBC is a subsidiary of Currency Exchange International and specializes in wholesale foreign exchange solutions to financial institutions and businesses.[2]


In October 2012, Currency Exchange International, Corp. applied to the Minister of Finance in Canada for letters patent continuing its wholly owned subsidiary, Currency Exchange International of Canada Corp. as a bank under the Bank Act. The company was to change its name to Exchange Bank of Canada in English and Banque de change du Canada in French, and with its head office in Toronto, Ontario.[3]

In September 2016, Currency Exchange International of Canada Corp. was given the order to commence and carry on business as Exchange Bank of Canada (EBC), in English, and Banque de change du Canada, in French, and is now operating as a Canadian Schedule 1 bank.[4] The order to continue as a federally regulated financial institution was made by Canada's Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) after the Letters Patent were issued by the Minister of Finance.[5]

Products and services[edit]

Exchange Bank of Canada's products include the exchange of foreign currencies, international wire transfers, sale of foreign bank drafts, and foreign cheque clearing. EBC does not take deposits or make loans or deal directly with retail customers, only establishing direct relationships dealing with businesses and financial institutions.[6]

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  1. ^ O'Connor, Sarah. "Canadian Treasurer Magazine Fall 2016". Lloydmedia Inc – via Issuu.
  2. ^ "New Banks In Canada Look to Target Niche Markets". The Globe and Mail. Phillip Crawley. September 25, 2016. Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Canada Gazette – Archived". Canada Gazette.
  4. ^ Rudin, Jeremy. "Superintendent of Financial Institutions". Canada Gazette. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Guide for Incorporating Banks and Federally Regulated Trust and Loan Companies". Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions.
  6. ^ "Currency Exchange International Announces "Exchange Bank of Canada"". Yahoo Finance Canada.