RBC launches MyBusiness Dashboard

A unique tool that helps small business owners make smart decisions to manage and grow their businesses

TORONTO, November 23, 2017 - Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has introduced MyBusiness Dashboard, a tool that brings together key metrics from the best online software into a single view to help owners make faster and better decisions to manage and grow their businesses. This first-of-its-kind offering in the Canadian marketplace is free to any small business owner in Canada.

MyBusiness Dashboard provides business owners with a current and complete summary of their business performance at a glance – at any time, on any device – with no more jumping between multiple spreadsheets and apps or manually compiling and interpreting the data. By securely aggregating the right information into one easy-to-understand dashboard, it’s simple for business owners to plan ahead, allocate resources and make more informed decisions that impact their bottom line.

RBC first bank in Canada to enable bill payments using Siri

New capabilities also include the launch of seamless P2P transfers within iMessage, further strengthening RBC’s award-winning mobile banking app

TORONTO, August 1, 2017 - Who doesn't wish they had an assistant to pay their bills? Thanks to an update to the RBC Mobile app, Royal Bank of Canada ("RBC") personal banking clients are now the first in Canada who can ask Siri to pay their bills on iPhone and iPad.

RBC also launched seamless Interac e-Transfer® payments within iMessage, which means clients can send a transfer without leaving their iMessage window. Building on its market leading, free person-to-person (P2P) money transfer services for chequing account clients launched last year, and money transfers with Siri earlier this year, RBC continues to develop simple and innovative ways for clients to make payments and bank with their mobile devices.

RBC wins Global Retail Bank of the Year for third time 

TORONTO, May 12, 2017 - Canada’s banking industry shone at the Retail Banker International (RBI) awards competition in London last night, with four Canadian banks winning prizes.RBC led the way with two awards, including the competition’s most coveted prize, Global Retail Bank of the Year.

Having previously won in 2014 and 2015, RBC is the first ever bank to win three times. RBC also won Best Branch Strategy, cementing its spot as the top winner in the competition that attracts hundreds of entries from around the world.

RBC makes sending money simple, instant and now free
RBC first to offer free Interac e-Transfer payments for all personal chequing accounts

Whether splitting the bill, paying the babysitter, or reimbursing a sibling for that awesome Mother’s Day gift, Canadians are increasingly using person-to-person payments as part of their daily spending. As a market leader in payment innovation, RBC is making it easier and more cost effective for clients to send money by offering unlimited free Interac e-Transfer payments on all personal chequing accounts. Please click on the above link for the complete announcement and details.

RBC commits US$300,000 in support of Hurricane Irma relief efforts

TORONTO, September 11, 2017  - Today, RBC announced a funding commitment of US$300,000 to support organizations providing relief and humanitarian efforts for those affected by the devastating damage caused by Hurricane Irma in many Caribbean countries and the state of Florida in the U.S.  While relief and recovery efforts get underway, our thoughts remain with our employees and those individuals impacted by Hurricane Irma and the after-effects of this unprecedented weather system.

Our deepest appreciation extends to relief workers, first responders and volunteers who continue to ensure the safety of those now suffering as a result of this storm.


Young Canadians get creative to Make 150 Count

TORONTO, June 28, 2017 - RBC today shared the results of RBC Make 150 Count, a Canada 150 initiative designed to empower young Canadians to make a difference in their communities, in their own unique way.

'To help celebrate Canada 150 we gave $150 to thousands of young Canadians, with no strings attached, and challenged them to make a difference,' said Mary DePaoli, executive vice-president and Chief Marketing Officer, RBC. 'What they did gives us great insight into what drives this thoughtful, incredibly creative generation. It’s clear that young Canadians have a deep understanding about what is important in their communities and are passionate about making a difference.'