- Acquired 100% of the common shares of National Leasing Group Inc.
- Acquired 72.5% ownership of Adroit Investment Management Ltd.
- Acquired branch of National Bank of Greece (Canada)
- Acquired Canadian Direct Insurance Inc. (CDI)
- Acquired Valiant Trust Company
- Acquired Kelowna and Regina branches of Laurentian Bank
- Canadian Western Capital sold to Goepel McDermid Inc.
- Acquired control (80%) of Canadian Western Capital Ltd., formerly Majendie Charlton Securities Ltd.
- Acquired B.C. Bancorp (chartered in '67)
- Aetna Trust Company purchased and renamed Canadian Western Trust Company
- Canadian Western Bank and North West Trust Company amalgamated as Canadian Western Bank
- Acquired Western Canadian Branches of Metropolitan Trust
- Purchased 23% of Charlton Securities
- Larry M. Pollock became President & CEO
- Western & Pacific Bank and Bank of Alberta amalgamated as Canadian Western Bank
- Bank of Alberta chartered
- Western & Pacific Bank of Canada chartered