Coast Capital Savings, Canada’s second largest credit union, is giving consumers the chance to sign a eight feet by ten feet greeting card “thanking” banks for the $3 billion in fees they supposedly charge each year.

The $12.3 billion Vancouver, B.C.-based CU said it is running a tongue-in-cheek campaign spotlighting bank fees and getting Canadians to evaluate their monthly banking costs. According to a survey commissioned by Coast Capital, Canadians are paying $14.30 each month in service fees. Added up, that is an average of $171.60 per Canadian annually and a combined total of $3 billion each year, based on the CU’s estimate of the number of Canadians with checking accounts.

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