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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.

The 2019 Canadian fintech market map by CB Insights and PwC

Navigating the Canadian fintech market map

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.

FSS Launches Embark to Digitally Strengthen MSMEs

CPPO member FSS launches Embark to digitally strengthen MSMEs.

Incomm Expands in Canada With Metro Grocery Chain Deal

CPPO member Incomm expands in Canada with payments deal with Metro grocery chain.

Introducing Payments Futures: Canada’s Payments Thought Leadership Hub

In this Q&A, we chat with Jennifer Tramontana, co-founder and executive director of the CPPO, to discuss the launch of Payments Futures.

Gift cards: The payment lifeline of the crisis

Payments providers and fintech companies enable merchants to sell gift cards for use during or after the pandemic.

Canada: A Bystander to the Payments Evolution

The future of Canada’s payment infrastructure and supporting policy is at a critical crossroads. There are two options for consideration: either we move very quickly to redevelop the unde...

Fintech and Finance Convention (FFCON) Rise

A Canadian platform for high growth and emerging start-ups/scale-ups, professionals, regulatory bodies and ecosystem stakeholders across all tech stacks, fintech sectors and funding relat...

Women in Payments Symposium 2020

Women in Payments Symposium is a place to form meaningful connections with other women in the payments industry, gain fundamental skills, and get ahead of industry trends.

Fourth Annual Prepaid Symposium

Transformation to digital banking is the focus of one-day user conference and educational event

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