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Navigating 2021: 21 Charts for the Year Ahead
December 8th, 2020
5 New Consumer Buying Habits That are Here to Stay
November 26th, 2020
Three Research-Backed Tips for Dealing with Uncertainty in Business
November 13th, 2020
Episode Six: Sewn in Canada?
November 30th, 2020
Five Tips for Retailers: How to Plan for a Successful 2020 Holiday Season
November 20th, 2020
CANN Forecast + SheEO: Making a Difference Through Technology and Radical Generosity
November 18th, 2020
Start a business in a pandemic? Young people ask: Why not?
November 2nd, 2020
Episode Eight: Bedridden by COVID, Can Ernesto Save His Restaurants?
November 12th, 2020
The Green Beaver: From Home-Based Hobby to Global Business
October 13th, 2020
Business Real Estate in 2020: Managing the Costs and Watching the Trends
October 20th, 2020
Episode Four: Chris Barrett - Put Your Best Click Forward
October 6th, 2020
Episode Two: Ujwal Arkalgud - Adapting to the Changing Face of the Canadian Consumer
October 23rd, 2020
How a “Made in Canada” Approach Helped One Garment Manufacturer Thrive
October 16th, 2020
Episode Five: Christian Dion - Kick-up Your Online Marketing
October 6th, 2020
Matt and Brandi Bialek on How Blast-Off Fireworks is Taking Off
October 7th, 2020
Classic Diner Meets Modern Technology – How Hynes Restaurant Adapted During COVID-19
September 10th, 2020
Helping Businesses During COVID-19
Helping Businesses During COVID-19
We know that many businesses are facing difficult challenges due to the pandemic. We’re here to support businesses with immediate and longer-term relief solutions. Contact us to find out about the relief programs that are available.
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Build Your Online
Sell More With An Online Store
Get Bookmark fees waived for 6 months (a $239.70 value).1
To help your business thrive, it's more important than ever to give your customers the option to buy online. In collaboration with Moneris† and Bookmark†, we've created an exclusive offer for RBC clients1 - Build your online store with Moneris Online and Bookmark, and Moneris will waive the Bookmark fees for 6 months.1 Plus, you’ll enjoy preferred rates on UPS± shipping and accessories, including up to 50% off small package shipping.2
Taking your business online is easy:
- Build your website with Bookmark: No coding or design experience needed.
- Accept payments with Moneris Online: Process debit or credit card payments through your website.
- Ship to customers with UPS: Enjoy preferred rates on UPS shipping and accessories.2
Start a New Business
Challenging times can offer good opportunities to start a business.
Learn how you can get an idea off the ground with our five start-up steps. Each step includes guides, tools, templates and resources to help you along the way.Learn more
Offers & Services Beyond Banking
Hire students with skills matched to your business needs using Canada’s largest campus recruiting platform. Take advantage of government subsidies supporting students and diversity employment.Learn more
Hire young talent with skills matched to your business needs using Canada’s largest campus recruiting platform. Take advantage of government subsidies supporting youth and diversity employment.Learn more
Business banking that fits your needs
- Pay taxes online – File and submit federal and provincial taxes conveniently and efficiently
- Send a wire transfer – A fast and secure way to pay your domestic and international vendors. Use when guaranteed funds are needed to close the deal.
- Pay employees and vendors - Pay your domestic and international vendors, virtually anywhere in the world, in over 25 currencies.
RBC Mobile App5
Business banking in the palm of your hands
- Track business spending with NOMI - Gain insights to make informed financial decisions.
- Improve cash flow with our Request Money feature to remind clients about outstanding invoices and receive real-time notifications on outstanding payments
- Send money electronically to pay bills, transfer money between accounts and send Interac e-Transfer payments to vendors and suppliers
Or text “RBC” to 722722 and we’ll send you the link
Frequently Asked Questions
The Government of Canada is providing the Canada Emergency Business Account to support Canadian businesses that have been adversely affected by COVID-19. Businesses that are approved for CEBA will receive a $40,000 loan for immediate financial support to cover short term operating expenses, payroll and other non-deferrable expenses which are critical to sustain business continuity. In order to request enrollment for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA), as per the Government of Canada’s requirements, the organization must meet certain criteria based on their qualifying stream.View Details
You can register to receive eligible amounts to be paid to you by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) such as the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), directly in your RBC business account.View Details
Business Clients can conveniently pay and file government remittances such as Federal or Provincial taxes (GST/PST) and payroll source deductions online.View Details
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All other trademarks are the property of their respective owner(s).
MONERIS and MONERIS & Design are registered trademarks of Moneris Solutions Corporation. BOOKMARK is a trademark of Bookmark Your Life, Inc.
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For sole proprietorship registration “get all your registration fees back” offer is inclusive of any applicable taxes, and for incorporation, “$319 back” offer is inclusive of any applicable taxes (“Offer”). Offer available when you register or incorporate with Ownr and open a new RBC business deposit account (“bank account”) within 60 days (“Qualifying Criteria”). Once you complete the Qualifying Criteria, you must log back into your Ownr account and click ‘Refund Me’. You will receive the refund to your bank account within 7-10 business days of clicking ‘Refund Me’ . To qualify for this Offer your bank account must remain open for a period of 1 year from the date your bank account is opened. If you received this Offer then changed or closed your bank account within 1 year, we reserve the right to debit your bank account for the value of this Offer, plus applicable taxes, even if this places you into overdraft. Offer may be revised or withdrawn at any time without notice. No minimum account balance required.
Terms and conditions apply. Promotion runs from July 17, 2020 to May 30, 2021 (“Offer Period”). To be eligible for a 6-month fee waiver on the Bookmark Business Plan (“Offer”), you must be or become a Moneris merchant, have an RBC personal or business bank account for the settlement of transaction proceeds and sign up for a Bookmark Business Plan during the Offer Period. Monthly fee of $39.95 shall apply after the expiry of the 6-month fee waiver period on the Bookmark Business Plan which may be cancelled at any time. Offer is subject to change, cancellation or withdrawal at any time. Please click here for complete details of offer terms and conditions, including additional restrictions regarding offer eligibility.
This promotional offer (the "Offer") is not transferable, cannot be combined with other promotional offers or discounts and is time limited. In order to take advantage of this Offer and receive certain UPS preferred rates, you must visit ups.com and create a UPS account or sign-in with your existing UPS account. The services provided by UPS are subject to the UPS Canada Terms and Conditions of Service and such terms and conditions are available at UPS.com/ca.
Receive 3 months of free payroll processing and free implementation when you are referred by Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC”) by January 31, 2021 and have entered into ADP’s standard form services agreement by February 28, 2021. Cannot be combined with any other promotions and is only available to new ADP clients in Canada and ADP Clients who have previously only obtained Complimentary Access to ADP HR Assist, in each case that are referred by RBC and have 1-49 employees. Applies only for Small Business Payroll solutions – ADP Workforce Now On the GoSM, TeamPay by ADP® (including ADP HR AssistSM bundles), TeamPay by ADP Live, and Comprehensive Outsourcing Services. Free payroll processing applies to the recurring payroll processing fees paid by you to ADP. “Recurring payroll processing fees” exclude, without limitation: (i) any underlying payroll funding obligations (wages, taxes, third party remittances); (ii) any fees for official bank cheques, tax or special one-time reports, third-party remittances or cheque stuffing; (iii) Year-end services; (iv) refundable deposits or third party pass-through charges (including delivery charges); (v) direct expenses/charges (e.g. NSF fees); (vi) penalties and interest; (vii) fees for shipping, delivery and installation of equipment or software, custom programming, the sale or leasing of equipment or software, or maintenance; and (viii) income derived from the float. ADP reserves the right to discontinue or modify this promotion at any time.
Certain terms and conditions apply. Please visit go.moneris.com/rbc for complete details and restrictions regarding offer eligibility. To be eligible merchants must enter into credit and debit processing agreements and rent or buy a terminal from Moneris. Offer is subject to cancellation or withdrawal at any time. Promotion runs from March 11, 2020 to March 31, 2021. MONERIS and MONERIS & Design are registered trademarks of Moneris Solutions Corporation.
RBC Mobile is operated by Royal Bank of Canada, RBC Direct Investing Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc. RBC Canada, RBC Wallet and RBC Rewards are operated by Royal Bank of Canada.
This offer is not transferrable. In addition to the one (1) free Business Post you will receive upon initial sign-up with Nextdoor, as an RBC Business Client you will also get an additional two (2) free Business Posts per month (regularly $125/post) for six months and one (1) free Local Deal (valued at $125) (collectively, “Offer”). “RBC Business Clients” are RBC clients who have an RBC business bank account or an RBC business credit card (excluding RBC commercial credit cards). Offer is valid for the first 6 months from the date of sign-up. The Local Deal is a way for businesses to share deals and promotions. RBC Business Clients must either sign up with Nextdoor via the RBC Offers for Business platform or if they who have an existing business account with Nextdoor must email Nextdoor at the email address provided in the offer terms in the RBC Offers for Business platform using their email associated with their business account for Nextdoor in order to receive the Offer. Offer must be activated before September 30th, 2021. Offer will be applied to your Nextdoor business account within 48 hours after the initial Nextdoor business account sign-up via RBC Offers for Business or for RBC Business Clients with an existing business account with Nextdoor upon email receipt.
For more information on business posts, please visit: https://help.nextdoor.com/s/article/Business-posting-guidelines?language=en_CA .
For more information on Local Deals, please visit: https://help.nextdoor.com/s/article/Offers-rules-best-practices-official?language=en_CA
Nextdoor Canada Ltd, and not Royal Bank of Canada, is responsible for the terms and conditions applicable to this offer.
Upon enrolling in RBC Online Banking for Business, it may take up to 4-6 weeks to view RBC Business Offers.