In the years since the 2015 Paris Climate Treaty Canadian Banks have provided almost $700 billion to companies that are active in fossil fuels.
If you bank with RBC, Scotiabank, TD Canada Trust, BMO, or CIBC, your money is contributing to the climate crisis by helping coal, oil and gas companies. For the data, see this report: www.tinyurl.com/banks-fossilfuels
Can you switch to a credit union? Send a letter to your bank manager, telling her or him why you are moving. There’s a template for a letter here: https://tinyurl.com/letter-to-bank
Can you switch your investments, using a socially responsible investment advisor? You can find one here: www.riacanada.ca