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BMO launches its own AI financial advice tool

The bank gets in on the personalized advice trend with a mobile service centred on “actionable intelligence.”

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Interac swaps holiday gifts for the ‘stuff’ that matters

The company is focuses more on experiences as Canadians grow concerned about the materialistic nature of the season.

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Simplii looks to smooth foreign currency exchanges

CIBC’s digital banking brand focuses on a service more associated with branches as part of its focus on convenience.

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Onlia wants people to think holistically about insurance

The upstart digital insurance firm is taking a prevention-first approach with its first mass campaign.

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2019 MOY: Clinton Braganza is Scotiabank’s miracle maker

This year’s top Marketer of the Year keeps things loose as the bank makes good on a massive sports investment.

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National Bank, Desjardins invest into Mylo

The fintech app will develop new products with support from the banks, aligning with their own digital goals.

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Canadian Credit Union Association looks to escape the burden of banking

To help members compete with the big banks, the association is focusing on personal goals instead of products.

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Advocis builds its content to make finance approachable

The Financial Advisors Association of Canada aims to change millennial mindsets about money.

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Why CIBC put a customer’s name on a branch

The bank has begun a new client-focused content series to bring the human element back to increasingly digitized relationships.

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Scotiabank uses art to reach small businesses

“Path to Impact” aims to replicate experiences of entrepreneurs, specifically targeting women and physicians.

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American Express shows that rewards work for small businesses, too

The brand enlists three entrepreneurs, including Toronto Raptor Fred Vanvleet, to show the value of its Business Edge card.

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BMO invests in arts-focused AI lab at University of Toronto

From the Tech newsletter: The bank aims to educate employees and understand the human impact of technology.

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Capital One funds accelerator tackling financial stability

Innovative Financial Health will use the support to help startups develop solutions that address a growing issue.

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BMO repurposes Toronto FC’s field for youth teams

The bank brings its professional and community sponsorships together as part of its brand mission to “grow the good.”

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EQ Bank keeps it simple

The digital-only bank, looking to compete with others in the space, talks about its benefits in a way the average Canadian can understand.