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From: Barbara Stringer <>
Subject: Re: [Ont] Sending Money
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 16:08:06 -0500
Hi Jan, its Barb from Bowmanville, you have just saved me some time on
telephone calls as I know the CIBC doesn't charge as that is where our
Son has his Canadian business, out of curiosity I was going to check at
the other banks but thanks for the info, now I won't have to call.Barb
possibly it could be mainly the Bank of Montreal? They seem to have some
weird policies in place.
Jan Breuls-Dorang wrote:
> We get cheques from the in-laws in the US quite often and I've never been
> charged for cashing a US cheque in over 14 years. I bank with Royal, TD &
> Canada Trust and haven't been charged, it's always been included in my
> monthly bank charges for self-service. Usually there has been a ten day
> hold on the cheques.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Barbara Stringer [mailto:]
> Sent: March 25, 2002 2:42 PM
> Subject: Re: [Ont] Sending Money
> Hi its Barb from Bowmanville again, now with all our business we have
> done for our Son, nothing of that nature has been mentioned but I shall
> phone the bank to-day and let your know for sure. That is a very good
> point. Thanks Barb
> "C. L. Radford" wrote:
> > I have read with interest on this money exchange/checks US vs Canadian
> > ...
> > About 6 months ago I had the
> > pleasure of having someone do a look up at the Archives...there was a
> > price set, job completed and was very pleased...she asked that payment
> > be made in cash US because the banks in Canada charge $5 to $10 to cash
> > the check...or they charge against her account...
> > Then, shortly afterwards I had another
> > occasion to send money for service, and they too asked me to send
> > cash...the same reason...now, it didn't
> > matter to me...except in the loss of the letter they would be out...but,
> > in light of this ongoing thread, does this ring true?
> > Carol
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "JohnO" <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Sunday, March 24, 2002 6:56 AM
> > Subject: [Ont] Sending Money
> > : There is absolutely no problem whatsoever in sending a cheque
> > : (note spelling!) denominated in US$ to someone in Canada.
> > : One of the listers in fact has sent my a/c in Canada several cheques
> > : in US for little jobs I've done for her in the UK.
> > :
> > : Don't do it in reverse however. Most US banks don't have any idea
> > : what the CDN$ is or where the country is if it comes to that!
> > :
> > : John Overholt, ex banker who has worked in Canada, US and UK.
> > : Kingston upon Thames,Eng.
> > :
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