Canadian Banks: Branch and ATM Locations and Features

Retail Banks
Branch and ATM Locations
Updated Weekly
Location Data
Financial Institutions

Canadian retail and commercial banks branch and ATM locations and features data

This is an example data from history; subscriber data is updated daily
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Charts of Canadian Banks: Branch and ATM Locations and Features

Applications

  • Competitive analysis and benchmarking
  • Score trade areas to determine new opportunities
  • Optimize branch/ATM network (expansion and contraction)
  • Use with consumer demographics and behavioral data to find new prospects
  • Integrate data for up-to-date location services mobile apps

DOCUMENTATION

Canadian Banks: Branch and ATM Locations and Features

Overview

This data product provides locations and features data for the Canadian retail and commercial banks listed below.

Coverage - Canadian Financial Institutions

These are the Canadian financial institutions and geographical coverages of financial institutions in this product:

ALTADATA Code Bank Name Country Geo Web-site
RBCXX Royal Bank of Canada Canada All locations https://www.rbc.com/
TDCAX TD Canada Trust* Canada All locations https://www.td.com/ca/en/personal-banking/
SCBNK Bank of Nova Scotia Canada Toronto Metropolitan Area https://www.scotiabank.com/
BMOXX Bank of Montreal Canada Toronto Metropolitan Area https://www.bmo.com/
CIBCX Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Canada Toronto Metropolitan Area https://www.cibc.com/

Coverage - Dimensions and Attributes

The dataset contains the location services and features that are provided in bank locations such as if the location is wheelchair accessible, drive up or Chinese spoken, etc.

A sample location card view shows how the data comes together to provide different attributes about a branch location.

Branch Spoken Languages

Canada is globally known for being a welcoming and accepting country and it is being recognized as one of the most diverse countries in the world. Canadian Big Five banks' workforce is a great proof that more than 80 languages are spoken to give the best experience to their clients.

This data product provides the spoken languages for each branch locations so you can see the diversity and compare them.

Branch Features and Services

Branch features from different banks have been standardized allowing for easy comparison of the banks' offered features.

Frequently mentioned branch features and services provided are:

Services & Features BMO CIBC RBC Scotiabank TD Canada
Accesible Parking NM Yes NM NM NM
Drive Up NM NM Yes NM NM
Electric Vehicle Charge Station NM NM NM Yes NM
Free Parking NM Yes NM NM NM
Night Deposit Box NM Yes Yes Yes NM
Safe Deposit Boxes Yes NM Yes NM Yes
Wheelchair Access Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

*NM - Not Mentioned: This features or service was not mentioned in the bank source, but may be available.

This data set is updated every week; there may be new branch services or ATM features not listed here.

ATM Features

Frequently mentioned ATM features and services provided are:

Services & Features BMO CIBC RBC Scotiabank TD Canada
Accepts Deposits NM Yes Yes NM Yes
Chip Capable NM NM Yes NM NM
Drive Up NM Yes Yes NM NM
Envelope-Free Deposits NM Yes NM NM NM
Voice Guidance NM Yes Yes NM NM
Wheelchair Access NM NM Yes Yes Yes
Withdrawal (USD) NM Yes Yes Yes NM

*NM - Not Mentioned: This features or service was not mentioned in the bank source, but may be available.

This data set is updated every week; there may be new branch services or ATM features not listed here.

Location Work Hours (branch_hours)

This data product provides the working hours of the branches.

  • All financial institution location products on ALTADATA have the same standardized format for working hours enabling you to merge and analyze locations equally.
  • Hours are provided in the same order; the week starts on Sunday and ends on Saturday.
  • If the location is not open on a day the value shows "Closed" such as "Sun: Closed"

Example:
Sun: Closed, Mon: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM, Tue: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM, Wed: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM, Thu: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM, Fri: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM, Sat: Closed

Address Components (address)

This data product provides both the original addresses (from the original data sources) and a clean/quality checked version of the addresses and components. You may use the original address to verify the data from the data source weblink (web_link).

Below is an example of two fields that provide the most accurate information about the location addresses:

Original Address (orig_address): 2 Deans Rd Witless Bay NL

Address (address): 2 Deans Rd, Witless Bay, NL A0A 4K0, Canada

ALTADATA location data products like this one has standard address components which are listed below. You may also reach that address components in DATA\Dictionary section by filtering Metric Type = Geo which may give you all address components.

Address Components: Latitude, Longitude, Address Country, State/Province, Region/County, FSA Area, FSA Code, FSA Region, Locality/City, Postal Code, Street Name, Street Number

Methodology and Data Verification

  • All locations have been collected with our advanced proprietary crawling and scraping techniques from hundreds of links that are provided on the banks' websites.
  • All links and information have been quality checked, unified and enhanced in terms of address components and location attributes.
  • You will be able to verify all locations by using original addresses and locator web-links we provide in the data set.
  • This data set is updated every week on Mondays.

Key Features

  • Updated Weekly on Sundays
  • Covers Big Five Canadian Banks: BMO, CIBC, RBC, Scotiabank, TD
  • Covers all branch locations of the Big Five, and the data is updating if a new branch has opened/closed a branch or updated a feature within a week
  • Standardized branch service features and hours attributes
  • Parsed and standardized branch address information
  • Provides latitude and longitude of each locations so it can be used in geo-mapping applications

Data Provider

Alta Bering

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DATA DICTIONARY

52 Data Columns

Update Date (update_date)

Indicates the update date of the data

Altadata Institution Code (altadata_code)

A five digit unique code for the financial institution

Financial Institution Lookup (financial_institution_lookup)

A slug text of the financial institution name to call from the Altadata API

Financial Institution Number (financial_institution_number)

Indicates the 3-digit unique number of the financial institution

Financial Institution Name (financial_institution)

The name of the financial institution

Financial Institution Branch (financial_institution_branch)

The name of the financial institution if it is a credit union

Financial Institution Category (category)

Indicates the category of the financial institution (i.e. Domestic Bank, Foreign Bank, Credit Union etc.)

Sub Category (sub_category)

Indicates the sub category of the financial institution (i.e. Schedule 1, Schedule 2, etc.)

Parent Company (parent_company)

Parent Company or Holding of the financial institution

Data Country (country)

2 digit country code where the bank is located

Location ID (location_id)

A MD5 conversion of the location unique identifier that is given by the financial institution. This id will not be changed unless financial institution changes it

Location Name (location_name)

Name of the location

Location Type (location_type)

Type of the location ( Branch or ATM )

Location Type Detail (location_type_detail)

Location Type Detail is the given type of the facility by the bank. If there is no specific type of the location, this value will be branch or ATM.

Special Note (special_note)

Special notes give additional information collected from the data source and standardized by the data provider. This information may indicate special conditions where it can not be categorized in other data fields (i.e. Closure Alerts, Opening Alerts etc.)

Web-Link (web_link)

Web-link is one of the verification fields where you can use to verify the location from the source. If there is no specific web link the value gives the bank's locator address and you can use the original address information to verify the location.

Original Address (orig_address)

Original Address is the physical address given in the data source. This field can be used to verify the location by using web link or bank's web locator.

Latitude (latitude)

Latitude value of the location

Longitude (longitude)

Longitude value of the location

Address (address)

Address is standardized and cleaned version of the original address created and verified by ALTADATA. All addresses have the same structure and geo standards.

Address Country (addr_country)

Country information of the location's address

State/Province (addr_state)

State or Province of the location address

Region/County (addr_region)

Region or county of the location address

Forward Sortation Area (FSA) Code (fsa_code)

A forward sortation area (FSA) is a way to designate a geographical unit based on the first three characters in a Canadian postal code. All postal codes that start with the same three characters — for example, V8W—are together considered an FSA.

Forward Sortation Area Name (fsa_name)

The name of the Forward Sortation Area

FSA Area Type (fsa_area_type)

Indicates if the area is urban or rural

FSA Region (fsa_region)

The region name of the first character of the FSA code that is defined by Canada Post Corporation

Locality/City (addr_locality)

Locality or city of the location address

Postal Code (addr_postal_code)

Postal code of the location address

Street Name (addr_street_name)

Street name of the location address

Street Number (addr_street_number)

Street number of the location address

Location Tags (location_tags)

Location tags give the list of relevant tags about the location. For example, an ATM is located in a gas station will have the following tags "ATM, Car Wash, Convenience Store, Establishment, Finance, Food, Gas Station, Point of Interest, Store". These tags can be used to identify the location properties and new tags are added by ALTADATA. There are more than 100 tags currently using to identify a place in this data set.

Phone (phone)

Phone number of the facility

Transit Number (transit_number)

The transit number (five digits) identifies the branch after the financial institution number

Branch Languages (branch_languages)

Languages provided at the branch

ATM Languages (atm_languages)

Languages provided at the branch

Branch Features and Services (branch_features_and_services)

Features and services available at the branch

Branch Hours (branch_hours)

Branch hours are the working hours of the location. All hours are standardized, starts from Sunday ends at Saturday. If the working hours are not provided at the data source or the location is ATM the value may be null.

Branch has ATM (branch_has_atm)

Indicates if an ATM is located at the branch

ATM Features (atm_features)

Features available at the ATM

Extra Information (extra_info)

Extra information is all attirbute fields that is not standard to all data products but provides an extra information for an individual data source of businesses.

Open on Saturdays (open_on_saturdays)

If the facility is open on Saturdays. Shown as TRUE/FALSE, whereas it can be NULL, if the Working Hours is not available.

Open on Sundays (open_on_sundays)

If the facility is open on Sundays. Shown as TRUE/FALSE, whereas it can be NULL, if the Working Hours is not available.

Open Early (open_early)

If the facility is open before 9AM, at least on one day of a week. Shown as TRUE/FALSE, whereas it can be NULL, if the Working Hours is not available.

Close Late on Weekends (close_late_on_weekends)

If the facility is open after 5PM, at least on one day of a weekend. Shown as TRUE/FALSE, whereas it can be NULL, if the Working Hours is not available. (Having any of "is_open_saturday" or "is_open_sunday" as TRUE is a prerequisite.)

Close Late on Weekdays (close_late_on_weekdays)

If the facility is open after 5PM, at least on one of the weekdays. Shown as TRUE/FALSE, whereas it can be NULL, if the Working Hours is not available.

Is French Supported (is_french_supported)

If the branch supports French language or not (TRUE or FALSE). It can also be NULL, if the language info is not provided at the source.

Is Chinese Supported (is_chinese_supported)

If the branch supports Chinese language or not (TRUE or FALSE). It can also be NULL, if the language info is not provided at the source.

Is Spanish Supported (is_spanish_supported)

If the branch supports Spanish language or not (TRUE or FALSE). It can also be NULL, if the language info is not provided at the source.

Is Hindi Supported (is_hindi_supported)

If the branch supports Hindi language or not (TRUE or FALSE). It can also be NULL, if the language info is not provided at the source.

Is Arabic Supported (is_arabic_supported)

If the branch supports Arabic language or not (TRUE or FALSE). It can also be NULL, if the language info is not provided at the source.

Is Portuguese Supported (is_portuguese_supported)

If the branch supports Portuguese language or not (TRUE or FALSE). It can also be NULL, if the language info is not provided at the source.

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