Best GIC Rates

Don't go to your bank looking for the best GIC interest rates - go to their affiliates.  Look at the RBC bank online rates below - the 5-year rate is 2%.

Compounded Annually and Paid at Maturity

Term
to
Maturity
For Investments of
$500
to
$99,999.99
$100,000
to
$249,999.99
$250,000
to
$999,999.99
$1,000,000
to
$4,999,999.99+
[%][%][%][%]
1 to 1.5 years less a day1.2501.2501.2501.250
1.5 to 2 years less a day1.5001.5001.5001.500
2 to 2.5 years less a day1.5501.5501.5501.550
2.5 to 3 years less a day1.5501.5501.5501.550
3 to 3.5 years less a day1.7501.7501.7501.750
3.5 to 4 years less a day1.7501.7501.7501.750
4 to 4.5 years less a day1.6001.6001.6001.600
4.5 to 5 years less a day1.6001.6001.6001.600
5 years2.0002.0002.0002.000

But look at what RBC Dominion Securities is offering, a range of products from other institutions with up to a 2.6% 5-year GIC interest rate: