BONOKOSKI: Big banks and scorpions alike during COVID-19 times

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Discussion posted by: IRWeasel

Big banks are frightening enough but, to many Canadians, they can also be like scorpions in the hard slog of the middle class to better their lives. You trust them not to sting you too badly, but they will. The Royal Bank of Canada, for example, which had been my bank since college, has refused me a mortgage when I needed it most, even though the home we then lived in was mortgage-free.