Majority of bank branches open Easter Monday

Last modified: 17 March 2008

For Immediate Release
March 18, 2008

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Bankers Association is reminding Canadians that all bank branches will be closed on Friday, March 21 for the Good Friday statutory holiday. The majority of branches will be open on March 24, Easter Monday, during their regular branch hours, with the exception of branches in Nunavut which will be closed for a territorial holiday.

  • Friday, March 21, 2008 (Good Friday): All branches closed.
  • Monday, March 24, 2008 (Easter Monday): Nunavut branches closed. All other branches open for business with regular branch hours.

Branch openings on Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23 may vary. Check with the individual branch directly for information on hours of operation.

For more information about bank holiday closures throughout the year, visit the CBA website at and click on “Consumer Information.”

The Canadian Bankers Association works on behalf of 54 domestic chartered banks, foreign bank subsidiaries and foreign bank branches operating in Canada and their 249,000 employees to advocate for efficient and effective public policies governing banks and to promote an understanding of the banking industry and its importance to Canadians and the Canadian economy.

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For more information:
Melanie Minos, Canadian Bankers Association
Tel: (416) 362-6093, ext. 220
Cell: (416) 587-7733, E-mail: