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Last modified: 02 September 2015
2015
September 2015 Consumer Alert: Fraudster impersonating Canadian Bankers Association in phishing email
August 2015 Three police officers win prestigious Canadian Banks’ Law Enforcement Award for innovative investigative work
July 2015 Advancing Security, Openness and Innovation in Canadian Mobile Payments
June 2015 Seniors: Protect Yourself From Financial Abuse - June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
May 2015 $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the Vaulter Bandit
May 2015 $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the Tunnel Rat Bandit (Toronto) 
May 2015 $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of male wanted for bank robberies in Surrey and Langley, BC 
April 2015 Canadian banks accepting donations for Red Cross relief efforts in Nepal 
April 2015 New polling: Value, service and stability underpin 87 per cent positive view of Canada’s banks
2014
October 2014 Bankers nationwide launch new financial education program for Canadian seniors
October 2014 Media Advisory: Bankers nationwide launch new financial education program for Canadian seniors
October 2014 Nominations are now being accepted for Canadian Banks' Law Enforcement Award
October 2014 Canadians embrace value and convenience from new banking and payment technologies - CBA research
October 2014 Canadian banks accepting donations for Red Cross response to Ebola epidemic in West Africa 
September 2014 Canadian banks hold steady in top place according to World Economic Forum ranking: 7th year in a row
August 2014 Four OPP officers from Smiths Falls, Grey County, South Bruce County and Middlesex County win prestigious Canadian Banks Law Enforcement Award
July 2014 Canadian Bankers Association: Momentum towards a Cooperative Capital Markets Regulator is growing
April 2014 Canadians give banks high marks for convenience and value: CBA public opinion research
April 2014 Canadian Bankers Association welcomes new Financial Literacy Leader
April 2014 Canadian Bankers Association statement on the death of Jim Flaherty
April 2014 Canadian Bankers Association Statement on the Heartbleed Bug
April 2014 The Canadian Bankers Association at the Second Conference of the Union bancaire francophone on Financial Education and Inclusion
March 2014 Canadian Bankers Association commends Jim Flaherty on his tenure as Finance Minister
February 2014 Canadian Bankers Association Statement on FATCA Canada-U.S. Intergovernmental Agreement
January 2014 Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Canadian Banks' Law Enforcement Award
2013
December 2013 Canadian banks extend deadline for accepting donations for Red Cross relief efforts following Typhoon Haiyan
November 2013 Canadian banks accepting donations for Red Cross relief efforts following Typhoon Haiyan
November 2013 Canadian Bankers Association to launch financial literacy program for seniors
October 2013 Canadian Bankers Association Welcomes CETA
October 2013 Canadians well-served by competition, choice and innovation in banking: CBA president
October 2013 Are your passwords and PINs secure? It’s Cyber Security Awareness Month - bank safe and foil the fraudsters
October 2013 Competition driving the customer experience in banking: CBA president to address Oakville Chamber
October 2013 Canadian Bankers Association celebrates Canada’s seniors on the third annual National Seniors Day
September 2013 Canadian Bankers Association welcomes agreement to establish a Cooperative Capital Markets Regulator
September 2013 Canadian banks remain soundest according to World Economic Forum, six years in a row
August 2013 Exceptional bravery and investigative excellence earn Montreal and Vancouver police officers Canadian Banks’ Law Enforcement Award
August 2013 CBA offers $10,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of Corey Richardson 
July 2013 CBA offering $50,000 reward for info on series of armed bank robberies in GTA 
July 2013 CBA offering $25,000 reward for info on Sault Ste. Marie bank robbery 
July 2013 Competition Tribunal decision a win for consumers
July 2013 Canadian banks accepting donations for Red Cross relief efforts in Lac-Mégantic 
July 2013 New CBA report shows banks making more credit available to businesses
June 2013 Banks in Canada are collecting donations to support Canadian Red Cross flood relief efforts in Alberta 
June 2013 Reward offered for arrest of “Surgical Mask Bandit” 
May 2013 Canadian Bankers Association welcomes Stephen Poloz as new Bank of Canada Governor
April 2013 CBA Offering $100,000 Reward in Toronto Bank Robbery
April 2013 Police forces launch social media campaign to help catch the Vaulter Bandit 

The Vaulter Bandit is believed to be responsible for 17 bank robberies and the CBA is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible.

March 2013 Safeguard your money: How to protect yourself from identity theft
February 2013 Nominations are now being accepted for Canadian Banks' Law Enforcement Award
2012
November 2012 Atlantic Canada leading national growth in small business lending: CBA president
November 2012 $100,000 Reward Offered by Canadian Bankers Association
November 2012 Banking on Atlantic Canada's Economic Future: CBA president to address the Halifax Chamber of Commerce
November 2012 Use of mobile banking continues to grow: Canadian Bankers Association
November 2012 Banks across Canada accepting donations for Red Cross response to Hurricane Sandy
November 2012 A+ in financial literacy – media invited to attend high school money management seminars during Financial Literacy Month
October 2012 Small Business Week™: Increase in bank lending helps drive innovation and growth for small and medium sized enterprises
October 2012 Financial institutions collaborate with industry stakeholders to assure consistent treatment of wire payments through Best Practice
October 2012 Calgary Police Looking for Robbery Suspect; Canadian Bankers Association Offering $10,000 Reward
September 2012 Canadian Bankers Association announces new Director for Quebec
September 2012 Five years in a row – Canadian banking ranked soundest by the World Economic Forum
August 2012 Bracebridge and Calgary police officers receive awards for fighting crimes against banks
July 2012 CBA encourages provinces/territories to enact Pooled Registered Pension Plan legislation
June 2012 Banks in Ontario accepting donations for Red Cross flood relief efforts in Thunder Bay
May 2012 CBA president praises B.C.’s economic success and how strong banks contribute to the economy
May 2012 The impact of global forces and local policies on banking in B.C.: CBA president to address Vancouver Board of Trade
May 2012 CBA president praises Alberta’s economic success
May 2012 How global and local forces may impact banking in Alberta: CBA president to address Calgary Chamber
May 2012 Financial industry announces guidelines for mobile payments in Canada
April 2012 Canadian Bankers Association statement regarding Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) bank report
April 2012 CBA president calls for financial regulation that balances bank stability with innovation and competition
March 2012 195 years and counting – what the future holds for Canada’s banks: CBA president to address the Economic Club of Canada
March 2012 Canadian Bankers Association: key measures in the 2012 federal budget will contribute to economic growth
March 2012 “Grandma, is that you?”: CBA provides advice on how to avoid the grandparent scam
March 2012 Nominations are now open for Canadian Banks' Law Enforcement Award
March 2012 CBA welcomes new rules for mortgage prepayments
March 2012 Free seminars help students learn the financial basics 

News releases for Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland.

2011
December 2011 CBA response to Supreme Court of Canada decision on securities regulation
November 2011 Bank chief economists to discuss the state of the domestic and global economies at Ottawa luncheon
November 2011 Looking for a useful Christmas gift? How about post-secondary education savings
November 2011 Canadian Bankers Association: PRPPs will increase access to pension plans
November 2011 Canada’s banks welcome Carney appointment to head Financial Stability Board
October 2011 Strong, sound banks help Canada weather global economic turmoil
October 2011 Safety and soundness during global uncertainty; CBA President to address International Finance Club of Montreal
September 2011 Canadian Bankers Association recognizes Canada’s seniors on first annual National Seniors Day
August 2011 Durham and Edmonton police officers honoured for exceptional efforts in fight against financial crime
August 2011 Financial institutions in Canada accepting donations for Red Cross relief efforts in the Horn of Africa
June 2011 Summer is here; time to think about…Christmas
June 2011 Federal budget focussed on Canada’s economic recovery and long-term competitiveness: Canadian Bankers Association
June 2011 Canada Post Strike: Canadian Bankers Association provides recommendations for bank customers
May 2011 CBA president: Steps needed to preserve Canada’s banking advantage for the benefit of the Canadian economy
May 2011 Banks in Canada accepting donations for Red Cross Alberta Fires response
May 2011 Banks in Canada accepting donations for Red Cross flood response operations in Western Canada
May 2011 Banks in Canada accepting donations for Red Cross flood response operations in Quebec
May 2011 The Montreal Police Service is looking for two suspects in robberies of financial institutions: A reward of $10,000 is offered for each suspect (in French only)
April 2011 Fraudster impersonating Canadian Bankers Association to obtain personal and financial information
April 2011 The City of Calgary Newsroom: Bank Robberies - Seeking Public Assistance
March 2011 Federal budget keeps the focus on Canada’s economic competitiveness: Canadian Bankers Association
March 2011 Canadian banks accepting donations for Red Cross relief efforts in Japan
March 2011 International Fraud Prevention Experts in Ottawa March 7 and 8 for Fraud Prevention Conference
March 2011 Toronto Police Service: Police request assistance with fraud investigation, Unique gold bars stolen, valued at $1,895,751
February 2011 Nominations Now Being Accepted for Canadian Banks' Law Enforcement Award
February 2011 Canadian Bankers Association to host roundtable: Why Canada needs a Canadian Securities Regulator
February 2011 Task Force on Financial Literacy report a good blueprint for improving financial literacy of Canadians – Canadian Bankers Association
February 2011 Terry Campbell named next President and CEO of the Canadian Bankers Association
January 2011 Canadian Bankers Association files factum with Supreme Court in support of a national securities regulator
January 2011 New International Financial Reporting Standards will change how banks report financial results
January 2011 CBA event highlights how new International Financial Reporting Standards will change how Canadian banks report financial results
2010
December 2010 Canadian Bankers Association welcomes increased access to private pension plans
November 2010 Banks in Canada help newcomers find their financial footing
October 2010 Small Business Week: Working with your bank to help your business grow
September 2010 Canadian Bankers Association welcomes report from Task Force on Financial Literacy
September 2010 York Regional Police: Press conference announces reward for serial bank robbery suspect
September 2010 Canada ideal location for Global Risk Institute: Canadian Bankers Association
September 2010 Good news for all Canadians: World Economic Forum again ranks Canada’s banks as the world’s soundest
September 2010 Nancy Hughes Anthony announces retirement from the Canadian Bankers Association
August 2010 Toronto and Burnaby police officers recognized for outstanding efforts in fighting financial crime
August 2010 Binders, backpacks and budgets: Financial tips for students heading back to class
August 2010 Canadian banks accepting donations for Red Cross relief efforts in Pakistan
July 2010 Record number of Ontarians banking online
July 2010 British Columbians flock to online banking
July 2010 Atlantic residents turn to online banking in record numbers
July 2010 Quebec residents flock to online banking
July 2010 Record number of Prairie residents logging on to bank
May 2010 Overwhelming majority of Canadians against global tax on banks in Canada
May 2010 Canadian Bankers Association welcomes legislation to create a national securities regulator
April 2010 Teach money matters in school as part of a national strategy on financial literacy: Canadian Bankers Association
April 2010 Canadian Bankers Association recommends governments allow more flexibility in Canada’s private sector retirement savings system
April 2010 Final Call for Nominations for the Canadian Banks' Law Enforcement Award
March 2010 Canadian Bankers Association responds to Ontario budget
March 2010 Canadian Bankers Association welcomes Canada-wide pension consultations
March 2010 Canadian Bankers Association: Reaction to federal budget
February 2010 Parents and teens agree - financial literacy a family affair
February 2010 Nominations Now Being Accepted for Canadian Banks' Law Enforcement Award
January 2010 Banks call for colleges of supervisors to better manage risk: IBFed