HSBC is the only UK bank with retail services and branches in Canada. HSBC coined “the World’s Local Bank” can service you whether you are live and work in Canada and or are moving to Canada.
If you are a British Expat transferring money between the UK and Canada it’s easy with the ability to transfer funds between HSBC Canadian accounts and HSBC UK accounts without having to incur expensive foreign exchange transfer fees that you might have to pay if you were wiring money, using MoneyGram, Western Union or some other money transfer or foreign exchange company.
As an expat you’re quite likely to have a local bank account in at least two countries. Customers of HSBC can view all of their HSBC accounts they have around the world using HSBC’s Global View, a unique service of HSBC’s Internet Banking service.
As a HSBC customer you can make Global Transfers allowing you to transfer money between your eligible accounts in Global View. This service is offered free to their HSBC Premier customers. HSBC Advance customers are charged a small fee for each transfer done.
The main branch is located at:
HSBC Bank Canada
885 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3E9
Barclays Bank is another UK Bank which has investment bank operations in Canada. They maintain investment bank offices in Toronto and Calgary.
Barclays Bank does not offer retail services in Canada but does offer International banking, Investment banking and Wealth and Investment Management.
They provide individuals, corporates and intermediaries with banking, investment solutions and international trading, in multiple currencies, offered in well-regulated and secure locations.
They offer large corporate, government and institutional clients with a broad choice of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs.
Wealth and investment management
They provide international private banking, wealth planning, trust and fiduciary services, investment management, brokerage services and research to clients across the globe.
Barclays offices in Canada:
Sunlife Plaza, North Tower, Suite 1700, 140 4th Avenue SW, Calgary AB, T2P 3N3, Canada
Telephone: +1 403 592 7450
Fax: +1 403 592 7513
Bay Adelaide Centre, 333 Bay Street, Suite 4910 Toronto ON, M5H 2R2, Canada
Telephone: + 416 863 8902
Fax: + 647 260 5076