royal bank toronto

A family of raccoons has shut down a Toronto bank

As Toronto approaches a year that will be dominated by coverage of the next mayoral election, let’s try not to forget who our real overlords are: raccoons.

In the most recent battle, we tried to fight the war with raccoon-proof garbage bins. In retaliation, they took it a step further and infiltrated our financial sector.

According to a memo issued to customers, an RBC branch near St. Clair and Oakwood has been taken over by the furry bandits.

The memo issued to customers of the Oakwood and St. Clair Branch, posted to a local community group on Facebook. Photo from John Smith.

In the note, branch manager Stephen Clark offers customers suggestions on nearby locations and ATMs due to “some unexpected repairs that arose from a family of raccoons making our ceiling their new home.”

First, they took over our transit system. Then, they conquered our airport. Next, our media fell to a young recruit of the evil masked bandits. Do humans have any hope left in this endless war?

The [fallen] RBC branch is expected to be closed until the end of October, and a customer appreciation party will be held when it reopens.

It’s fair to assume the raccoons won’t be invited.

Lead photo by

blogTO


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

No more cases of coronavirus are being investigated in Ontario

Opening of Eglinton Crosstown LRT delayed until 2022

Toronto's colourful streetcar has found a new home

Thousands shut down Bloor Street for Wet'suwet'en solidarity march in Toronto

There's already a major problem with Ontario's new licence plates

TTC fares are officially going up next month

Stock models from popular internet meme appear in TTC subway ad

What's open and closed Family Day 2020 in Toronto