Investor Relations

Investor FAQs


  1. The common shares of Canadian Western Bank are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the trading symbol 'CWB'. The Bank's Series 3 preferred shares trade on the TSX under the trading symbol 'CWB.PR.A'.

  2. CWB shares can be purchased and sold through the TSX via a registered stock broker.

  3. No. CWB shares must be purchased and sold through the TSX via a registered stock broker.

  4. A share price quote is available here (15 minute delay).

  5. CWB makes every effort to avoid duplication; however, if you are a registered shareholder with more than one broker account, or hold CWB shares under more than one name and/or address, multiple mailings may result. If you receive, but do not require, multiple copies, please contact the Bank’s transfer agent Valiant Trust Company, toll-free, at 1-866-313-1872.

  6. CWB paid a stock dividend effecting a 2-for-1 split of the Bank’s common shares in both January 2005 and January 2007.

  7. Yes. Dividend amounts are reviewed quarterly and approved by the Board of Directors.

  8. A detailed history of dividends paid by CWB is summarized here.

  9. All cash dividends paid by CWB to Canadian residents are designated as “eligible dividends” under the Canadian income tax act.

  10. You can arrange to have CWB dividends deposited directly into your bank account by contacting the Bank’s transfer agent, Valiant Trust Company, toll-free, at 1-866-313-1872.

  11. Yes, details for Canadian Western Bank's Dividend Reinvestment Plan are available here.

  12. Canadian Western Bank originated in 1984 as the Bank of Alberta with approximately $50 million in total assets. The price per share for the initial public offering was $2.50 (adjusted for stock dividends paid in both 2005 and 2007). In 1988, the Bank of Alberta merged with Western & Pacific Bank and the name was changed to Canadian Western Bank. Numerous strategic acquisitions have been completed throughout the Bank’s history with some of the more prominent being Northwest Trust Company (1995), Aetna Trust (1996), Canadian Direct Insurance Inc. and Valiant Trust Company (both acquired in 2004), Adroit Investment Management Ltd. (2008), National Leasing Group Inc. (2010) and McLean & Partners Wealth Management Ltd. (2013).

  13. Reports are available for viewing or download:


    Please contact InvestorRelations@cwbank.com if you wish to receive printed copies of the reports. We would be pleased to mail them to you free of charge.

  14. Click here to view or download regulatory filings and accompanying forms, which are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

  15. Please contact the Bank’s transfer agent Valiant Trust Company, toll-free, at 1-866-313-1872.

  16. If your dividend cheque has been lost, stolen, or has not been received, Shareholders are asked to contact the Bank’s transfer agent, Valiant Trust Company, toll-free, at 1-866-313-1872 as soon as possible.

  17. If you have lost your share certificate or have an estate transfer, shareholders are asked to contact the Bank’s transfer agent, Valiant Trust Company, toll-free, at 1-866-313-1872 as soon as possible.

  18. An events calendar is available here.

  19. Copies of the current and past proxy circulars are available for viewing or download here.

  20. The transcripts for quarterly webcasts and graphs are available for viewing or download here.