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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

Get to Know Payments Futures

Payments Futures is here to deliver valuable news stories, opinion pieces and other thought leadership content to the payments/ fintech community. Learn more about our founding principals...

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.

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...

The Future of Fintech is Now

This CPPO Prepaid Symposium panel talks about the recent merger between Galileo and SoFi, their joint mission to use their fintech platforms to promote diversity and equity and what it me...

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