Charles Schwab Canada and Laurentian Bank of Canada subsidiary B2B Trust announced last week they’ve signed an agreement that will enable the firm to offer to its Canadian customers banking and financial products designed by B2B Trust and marketed under the Schwab Canada brand name.

Under the agreement, B2B Trust will develop a Schwab Canada cash management account that Schwab plans to offer by fall 2001. The account will include a broad range of products such as chequing accounts, VISA cards, debit cards, bill payment and online and telephone-based services.

Headquartered in Toronto, Charles Schwab Canada can be reached at With head offices in Toronto B2B Trust can be reached at