The mission of the CBA is to support the creation of public policies that contribute to a sound, thriving banking system that works for Canadians. Each of our specialized divisions contribute to our advocacy work on behalf of the banking sector. Rapid technological change, innovation and customer expectations provide opportunities to help shape the public policy framework that will foster the future success of Canada and Canada’s banks.

Learn more about our leadership team.

Our people and culture

Based in Toronto with regional offices in Ottawa and Montreal, the CBA currently employs approximately 60 staff.

Diversity and inclusion

The CBA believes in fostering an inclusive, creative and professional team that works effectively together to best contribute to our advocacy work on behalf of the sector. Everyone is welcome. The CBA promotes a work environment of mutual respect, dignity and understanding of all individuals. All employees are expected to conduct business with integrity, honesty and respect.

The CBA’s Culture Code embodies the values that we believe in and serves as a framework for our interactions within our colleagues and others.

Learn about the CBA’s Culture Code.

Work/Life Balance and Benefits

The CBA rewards employees with competitive market-based salaries with the opportunity to earn a bonus and a generous employee benefits package that includes:

  • Physical wellness and mental health supports
  • Flexible work arrangement opportunities
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Paid sick, annual and personal leave
  • Parental leave and support for new parents
  • Pension and retirement benefits

We also have fun. We are small but competitive group and we like to gather regularly scheduled all-staff meetings, lunch ‘n learn events and social events.

Community involvement

As the industry association for the banks, the CBA and its employees are also committed to giving back to communities. Over the years, employees of the CBA have participated in events and fundraisers and provided donations to the Child Development Institute, the United Way of Canada, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society, the North York Harvest Food Bank, the North York Women's Shelter, Denise House and the Cure Foundation.

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