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Refreshed 2021 Canadian Prepaid Heatmap Released

CPPO has partnered with the Fintech Growth Syndicate to refresh the 2020 Prepaid Heatmap for 2021. See if your company is on the list. Get your copy of the newly refreshed heatmap, availa...

Study: Canadian Open-Loop Prepaid Market Grows to $4.8 billion in 2019

The Canadian Open-Loop Prepaid Market: 2019 reveals $4.8 billion in total dollars loaded onto open-loop prepaid cards. According to the study commissioned by the CPPO and conducted by Mer...

First-Ever Canadian Prepaid Heatmap

The Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization (CPPO) released the first-ever Canadian prepaid heatmap as industry reaches almost C$5B in loads. The research captures 74 incumbents and new f...

Positioning Prepaid as a vital tool amid the Covid-19 crisis

As countries around the world unveil Coronavirus stimulus measures, the need to get emergency relief funds to those in need has been brought sharply into focus. The International Working ...

Achieving Leadership in Payments: 20022 Labs Releases Discussion Paper on Models for Corporate Ad...

The paper is designed to help key beneficiaries of ISO 20022, corporations and governments identify opportunities to achieve the financial, operational and customer service benefits offer...

Payments Canada: COVID-19 pandemic dramatically shifts Canadians’ spending habits

According to the study, 75 per cent of Canadians spending less than pre-pandemic; 62 per cent using less cash; 42 per cent avoid shopping at places that don’t accept contactless payments.

Open Banking Opportunities for the Canadian Payments Ecosystem

The gaps in the Canadian payments infrastructure are substantial. Finding common ground toward a financial ecosystem that works for all stakeholders is critical in making an open banking ...

The Role of Prepaid and Virtual Cards in a Digital Payments Ecosystem

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically accelerated the development of ubiquitous e-commerce and contactless payment solutions by an estimated 3-5 years. Learn what payments experts say thi...

12 Stats that Show How COVID-19 Has Shifted Payment Preferences

Results from a recent Payments Canada survey indicate how consumer payment preferences have and will continue to shift as a result of the pandemic. Overall, the results indicate a payment...

Year-In-Review: What 2020's Payments Trends Mean for Prepaid in 2021

Amid the global economic challenges, the prepaid market is poised to make its digital payments mark in 2021 as the world looks to continue navigating pandemic-induced financial uncertaint...

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What Contactless Payments Will Look Like Post-Pandemic

Before the pandemic, Canada had already adopted contactless payments but usage has accelerated significantly due to COVID-19, a trend seen in many countries.

Webinar: Virtual Cards in the Era of Digital Payments and Open Banking

Save the date to join FSS and the Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization (CPPO) for a webinar on January 19 that explores implications of the emergent landscape on prepaid issuers and th...

Prepaid is the Platform for Payments Innovation

In the final Keynote of the 2020 CPPO Prepaid Symposium, Sue Kelsey of Mastercard delivers insights from across continents to help set the stage for what a prepaid future in Canada could ...

The Customer Experience Journey: The Key to Fulfilling the Mission

In this 2020 CPPO Symposium session, BankMobile and Ubiquity share a case study on how the digital bank is driving record breaking Net Promoter Scores by focusing on mission, culture, cal...

Gradually Then Suddenly, Covid Accelerates Digital Transformation

This 2020 CPPO Symposium session explores how financial institutions are speeding innovation in the next wave of the digital era to enhance customer engagement and the customer experience.

Operating in an Uncertain Regulatory Environment

This discussion features two of the CPPO’s top legal and government relations advisors and covers the federal regulatory environment, provincial harmonization of GPR rules and how the pay...

Balancing Payments Innovation and Security - Managing the Tension

In this exclusive and candid discussion, Canada’s payment system regulators, policymakers, operators and the Canadian paytech industry face off with their best arguments for how to modern...

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