Manitoba Business: Merchants Bank of Canada
Established in 1864 with headquarters at Montreal, Quebec, the Merchants Bank of Canada operated branches across western Canada including several in Manitoba through much of the early 20th century. It was absorbed by the Bank of Montreal in 1921.
Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.
Monuments to Finance, Vol. II: Early Bank Architecture in Winnipeg by David Spector, City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, August 1982.
Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.
We thank Robert Smith and Jordan Makichuk for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 12 July 2022