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The 5 major banks have been paying a dividend uninterrupted for +180 years. Actually NA is also considered a major bank in Canada, so there are 6 major banks.

You may have better information than I. My statements regarding the length of time dividends were paid was derived from the link below.

Some quick facts:

None of them reduced their dividend.

Again true. I believe it looks that way from the above link due to currency exchange rates. The value of the Canadian dollar, in which the dividend is paid, fluctuates in value vs the US dollar.
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