New members and an annual CPPO Prepaid Symposium added to support the organization’s mission.

RFi Group Sits Down with Peoples Card Services President Peter Read to Chat About the Proliferation of Prepaid Cards in Canada, the CPPO and more. 

A recent payments study conducted by the CPPO revealed that while 99 per cent of Canadians have a bank account there is a growing interest, especially amongst younger Canadians, to adopt alternative payment tools that they view as more convenient. 

Visa and PayPal recently announced a strategic partnership that will combine the power of the largest payments network in the world with the largest digital payments network in the world. 

The CPPO Prepaid Symposium will host senior-level discussions about the prepaid industry and how it drives Canada’s digital economy

Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization (CPPO) second annual payments study reveals a movement towards alternative payment tools and away from traditional banking products for certain occasions and consumers

Toronto, ON – February 6, 2017 – A recent study has found that while 99 per cent of Canadians have a bank account there is a growing interest, especially amongst younger Canadians, to adopt alternative payment tools that they view as more convenient. Prepaid cards continue to grow in both usage and popularity. At the same time, 13 per cent of consumers are using bank accounts less.

Financial Post: Prepaid cards provide a model for partnership between fintech companies and banks

 

Study: What Canadians Really Want- 2016 Holiday Gift Trends

Study: New Data Substantiates Open-loop Prepaid Market Opportunity in Canada

Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization (CPPO) releases data from first-ever Open-Loop Prepaid Market Study in Canada

CPPO legal advisor Sharissa Ellyn clarifies a recent Canadian court ruling affecting open-loop prepaid cards. 

Paybefore: Canadian Survey Finds Gift Cards Are Most Popular Gift This Holiday Season

Payments Journal: Gift Cards are Now the Most Popular Gift This Holiday Season in Canada

 

More than three-quarters (79 per cent) of Canadians want to receive an open loop gift card

Prepaid cards gain traction in Canada.

CPPO launches to support high-growth, multi-billion dollar prepaid market in Canada. Read more via Payments Business.

The CPPO was prominently featured on PayBefore.com, in an article  titled, True North: Canada’s New Prepaid Trade Group

The CPPO was discussed in this morning's Globe and Mail Metro Edition, in an article by David Berman titled, Canada’s big banks are tapping into the growing prepaid card market.

Survey: New Tools Starting To Help Canadians Manage Finances, Budget and Pay

Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization (CPPO) launches to support high-growth, multi-billion dollar prepaid market in Canada

Toronto, ON – June 16, 2015 – With a highly banked population and a reputation around the world for being fiscally responsible, a new survey reveals that many Canadian consumers face challenges with the current ways they manage their finances, budget and pay for goods. As a result, Canadians from coast to coast are considering new financial tools to help them solve these problems and take control of their financial lives.