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Awards and Recognition

Better Banking—The Industry Agrees

EQ Bank strives to help Canadians meet their financial goals. We do this by providing a better banking experience, and any time our efforts land us in the spotlight, it reaffirms our passion and spreads the word throughout the industry.

2020 Celent Model Bank Award WINNER

The Celent Model Bank Awards recognize financial institutions as “model banks” for their outstanding technology initiatives that demonstrate clear business benefits, innovation, and technology or implementation excellence. EQ Bank was the winner in the “Banking in the Cloud” category.

2020 Personal Finance Awards WINNER

For the Ratehub.ca inaugural Personal Finance Awards, the Savings Plus Account was recognized as the top high-interest savings account, highlighted for its high interest rate, no everyday banking fees and free transactions.

2019 Personal Finance Awards WINNER

For the Ratehub.ca inaugural Personal Finance Awards, the Savings Plus Account was recognized as the top high-interest savings account, highlighted for its high interest rate, no everyday banking fees and free transactions.

2018 Best Mobile Banking App in Canada WINNER

For the World Finance digital banking awards, the Savings Plus Account was named the best mobile banking app, highlighted for its simplicity and overall user experience.

2018 Best of Finance WINNER

Ratesupermarket.ca annually recognizes the top products in the personal finance industry, and for the second year in a row, EQ Bank was awarded “best savings account,” highlighted for the high interest rate on the Savings Plus Account.

2018 Personal Finance Awards WINNER

For the Ratehub.ca inaugural Personal Finance Awards, the Savings Plus Account was recognized as the top high-interest savings account, highlighted for its high interest rate, no fees and free transactions.

2017 Best of Finance WINNER

Ratesupermarket.ca annually recognizes the top products in the personal finance industry. EQ Bank was awarded “best savings account,” highlighted for the high interest rate of the Savings Plus Account.

2017 Personal Finance Awards WINNER

For the Ratehub.ca inaugural personal finance awards, the Savings Plus Account was recognized as the top high-interest savings account, highlighted for its high interest rate, no fees and 5 free Interac e-Transfers®.

2017 CASSIES WINNER

EQ Bank earned a bronze at Canada’s premier advertising awards in the “launch of new product/service” category, for the “We Don’t Build Branches” campaign that netted 17,000 new customer sign-ups and an 89% increase in web traffic.