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From: Barbara Stringer <>
Subject: Re: [Ont] Sending Money
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 14:44:31 -0500
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Hi Sandra, Its Barb from Bowmanville, that is exactly who our Son deals
with and we have never had any trouble nor has he but I shall check with
other banks and see, my curiosity is getting to me now.I will let you
all know when and what I find out. Barb

Sandra D wrote:
> My two cents... if you have a Canadian CIBC account, CIBC will either cash the
> US funds cheque if you have enough funds in your account to cover the cheque, or
> can deposit it into your account in Canadian funds. There may be a 15-30 day
> hold on the funds until the cheque has had time to clear, depending on your
> relationship with the bank.
> Sandra D
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <>
> In a message dated 3/23/02 11:02:14 PM Central Standard Time,
> writes:
> > Unless she has a bank account for U.S. dollars they will not cash it.
> > Best thing is get a money order in Canadian dollars from your bank or post
> > office.
> >
> I don't know about this. I have sent Canadians personal checks many times
> and no one has ever said that they had a problem with it. Canadian
> researchers don't seem to mind American money at all because it is worth a
> little more after the exchange rate.
> Any Canadians who have received American checks want to chime in on this one?
> Lynda
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