Best Banks in Canada

Following are the best and most prestigious banks in Canada:

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) - It is Canada's largest and most stable bank as measured by assets and market capitalization. Global Finance Magazine named RBC the best bank in Canada in October 2008, and the safest bank in Canada from 1999-2008. It is also one of the world’s financial, social and environmental corporate leaders as on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

Scotiabank - It offers a full range of retail, commercial, corporate, investment and international banking services. The bank has been recognized as Global Finance Magazine's Best Foreign Exchange Bank in Canada for 2008, Euromoney Magazine's Best Bank in Canada - 2007, one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada - 2008 by The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Magazine, as well as one of Canada’s 71 Global Leaders by The Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity - 2007.

TD Bank Financial Group - It was named Best Bank in Canada by Euromoney Magazine (2008). Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices around the world, TD Bank Financial Group provides a full range of financial products and services to customers worldwide. TD also ranks among the world’s leading online financial services firms.

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