CALGARY, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - To ensure employee safety and security, RBC Royal Bank announced today that the following 14 branches will remain closed on Saturday, June 22: Canmore, High River, Deer Valley, Turner Valley, Riverbend, Medicine Hat Main, Rideau, 8th and 7th, Bow Valley Square, Calgary Main, Brittania, Hillhurst, Keynote and SunLife. The RBC Direct Investing Calgary Investor Centre is closed until further notice.
"We are deeply saddened by the devastation in Calgary and much of the province. Our thoughts are with the residents, friends and families who were impacted by this tragedy," said Bruce MacKenzie, regional president, Alberta and Territories, RBC. "The well being of our employees and clients is our top priority."
RBC has made a $125,000 donation to the Red Cross to help assist families affected in Calgary. The bank is also collecting donations at all RBC locations across Canada and channelling the funds to the Canadian Red Cross to support its efforts to assist the flood victims.
Clients may access their accounts using online and telephone banking or ATMs. For clients with RBC Direct Investing, they may access account information and place trades by calling 1-800-769-2560 or by signing in online at rbcdirectinvesting.com.
Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) and its subsidiaries operate under the master brand name RBC. We are Canada's largest bank as measured by assets and market capitalization, and are among the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, and investor services and wholesale banking on a global basis. We employ approximately 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 15 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 44 other countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com.
RBC supports a broad range of community initiatives through donations, sponsorships and employee volunteer activities. In 2012, we contributed more than $95 million to causes worldwide, including donations and community investments of more than $64 million and $31 million in sponsorships.
SOURCE: RBC Calgary
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