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TD Bank Closure in Mayerthorpe Prompts Angry Response

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January 12, 2018 at 2:32 pm - Home, Local News
By Erika Chorostil

A crowd of 40 plus people showed up to the Mayerthorpe Legion Thursday evening. A majority of them were up in arms about the decision to close the TD Bank this spring, as it merges with the Barrhead branch.

A number of the issues were centred around the senior population in Mayerthorpe and either their reluctance to travel to Barrhead once the bank closes or their unfamiliarity with online banking.

Mayerthorpe Mayor Kate Patrick on this impacting seniors.

TD’s District Vice President Todd Linnen on if the corporation cares about rural Alberta.

The departure of TD will leave Mayerthorpe with just an ATB Financial to serve the town and zero chartered banks.

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