National Instrument 14-101 Definitions
Part 1 Definitions and Interpretation
Section 1.1(3)

Canadian financial institution

In a national instrument or multilateral instrument…“Canadian financial institution” means a bank, loan corporation, trust company, insurance company, treasury branch, credit union or caisse populaire that, in each case, is authorized to carry on business in Canada or a jurisdiction, or the Confédération des caisses populaires et d’économie Desjardins du Québec;