RBC Articles

RBC Wins Naming Rights to Expanded Convention Centre

The Winnipeg Convention Centre has a new naming rights holder through a partnership with the Royal Bank. The RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg -- as it will be known January 1, 2016 -- is a 10-year agreement for the expanded $180 million facility. “We are thrilled to...

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RBC to Award Gordon Bell with $40K Grant

By Tyler Sutherland View Larger Map Gordon Bell High School will be awarded $40,000 today to fund an after-school program for students aged 12-18. The funding comes from the RBC Foundation and First Book Canada and will be presented during a morning assembly. The...

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Clara Hughes, Jared Funk to Present RBC Grants

By David Klassen Two local Olympic athletes will be on hand for the opening of a new bank in Sage Creek today. Hometown champions Clara Hughes (cycling and speed skating) and Jared Funk (wheelchair rugby) will celebrate Team Canada’s success at the 2012 Olympic and...

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Final Touches Being Put on Inner-City Youth Centre

By Brian Schultz A new children's resource centre at 519 Selkirk Avenue is nearing completion for its grand opening on May 31. The Urban Circle Training Centre is a new and distinctive early learning and child-care centre that will offer 52 new child-care spaces...

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Hockey Winnipeg Receives $25K Grant

Hockey Winnipeg Receives $25K Grant

Hockey Winnipeg is one of 36 recipients chosen by RBC to receive a grant to help fund its programs. The organization has received $25,000 as part of the RBC Play Hockey grant, which helps to invest in the city's growing women's hockey programming, including free...

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Only One Way Down in Annual ‘Drop Zone’ Fundraiser

About 88 brave souls will rappel down 17 storeys today in support of SMD Foundation/Easter Seals Manitoba. The 7th annual Easter Seals Drop Zone will see dedicated "superheroes" make their way down the RBC Building at 220 Portage Avenue as part of the fundraiser. All...

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CURVE 94.3’s Jay Richardson Conquers the Drop Zone

It might not look like a big building compared to the office towers that surround it, but the RBC Building at 200 Portage Avenue is still intimidating when looking 17 stories down. Watch: On Thursday, over 100 brave participants rappelled down the side of the building...

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No Place for Fear in Sixth Annual Drop Zone Fundraiser

Dozens of brave souls will rappel down 17 stories of the RBC Building in downtown Winnipeg on Thursday, all in the name of charity. The annual Drop Zone event in support of SMD Foundation/Easter Seals Manitoba raised over $107,500 last year for children, youth and...

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Volunteers a Plenty at Winnipeg Harvest

Volunteers a Plenty at Winnipeg Harvest

Jack Neima (right), Regional Operating Officer for RBC, helps empty a bag of rice Thursday at Winnipeg Harvest at 1091 Winnipeg Avenue. RBC staff volunteered their time at the food bank and made a generous donation to the "Kids Who Care" program. RBC's assistance is...

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Extra Hands Help Pack Boxes at Winnipeg Harvest

By Sarah Klein In celebration of National Volunteer Week, staff from RBC will help pack boxes at Winnipeg Harvest later today. RBC is lending their time as part of its new Team Service Grant employee program to help out in the community and raise $1,000 for charities...

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RBC’s Cruel Olympic Contest ‘Follow Up’

The Royal Bank of Canada is getting the hopes up of several thousand Canadians who entered to win a trip to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The bank has been running a contest on its website for an all-expenses paid trip to the games in February. Most...

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