Breaking Barriers: RBC donates $450K to Sask Polytech Skills Enhancement Training

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — A recent donation from RBC is aiming to remove barriers for BIPOC youth in the trades, with a $450,000 donation earmarked for the support of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Skills Enhancement Training projects. The projects focus on women, Indigenous peoples, new Canadians, visible minorities, 2SLGBTQ+ and people with varying abilities. Nakary Lopez Ojeda, a […]

Assessing Canada’s P&C sector in the era of radically low interest rates

Interest rates have been at extremely low levels for some time. This has wide ranging impacts on the insurance industry.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — February 2, 2016 — This past week Aviva Canada announced it would buy up the assets of RBC’s general insurance arm. The deal was a relatively small one for the insurance industry, with about $582 million changing hands to seal the deal. Around 575 RBC Insurance employees will become […]