1900: Desjardins & Other Quebec Curios

November 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Many people stop by their local Caisse Desjardin to do their banking, but did you know that there was a man behind the name? Alphonse Desjardins (not to be confused with [read on]

The Scotia Tower & Other Quebec Curios

February 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Banks like to have tall, fancy buildings. Maybe it’s a capitalist quirk. One such Canadian bank, Scotiabank, like its competitor, the Royal Bank of Canada, has its roots in [read on]