Category Archives: Canada

Financial inclusion also an issue in Canada

Accessible banking services are key to reducing poverty – The Globe and Mail. Contrary to common belief, financial inclusion policies are also needed in industrialize countries. Here some arguments.

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Remittances: $24 billion a year sent home from Canada

Remittances: $24 billion a year sent home from Canada.

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NFC’s come back

Why NFC Could Soon Become the Real Deal │NFC Mobile Payments │n>genuity Journal. Lots of experts are now saying that NFC could make a quick come back, mainly due to the advent of HCE technology to bypass the secure element … Continue reading

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Regulatory requirements to carry out Bitcoins activities in Canada

Can you carry out Bitcoins activities in Canada without legal risks? | Osler Insights: A Blog on Technology, Innovation and Outsourcing.

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Canada’s First Open Mobile Wallet to go live in Spring 2014

TD Bank Group | PC Financial and TD Announce Ugo™ – Canada’s First Open Mobile Wallet. Interesting commercial development for mobile wallets in Canada. From the consumer side, the application is restricted to NFC enabled mobile devices that run on … Continue reading

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Canadian chip & PIN has worked to curb Debit Card Fraud

Chart of the Week – Canadian Interac Debit Card Fraud Losses (2006-2012).

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Rogers granted patent for bank

Rogers Communications Inc granted letters patent for bank | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post. After more than a year of the announcement, Rogers has finally landed patent for opening its own bank. Where does this move leave the partnership … Continue reading

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