Our Research

Note: Research papers are published in the language of the author, with an abstract and executive summary in both official languages.

September 19, 2017
OTTAWA, September 29, 2017 – Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada and enterprise software consortium R3 today released detailed findings from the experiment with distributed ledger (blockchain) technology that has garnered international attention... Read more about Payments Canada, Bank of Canada and R3 release detailed findings of blockchain experiment
November 16, 2016
Need for fast, flexible and secure payments system drives Modernization in Canada Ottawa, ON – (November 16, 2016) – Payments Canada has released new research that reveals the changing payment behaviours of Canadian consumers and businesses. The... Read more about Canadian Payment Methods and Trends Report finds cash is king, for now
September 1, 2016
Payments Canada has released a new discussion paper that promotes conversation about credit risk in the Automated Clearing Settlement System (ACSS), which isn’t widely understood. A Primer on Credit Risk in Payments Canada's Automated Clearing... Read more about A Primer on Credit Risk in Payments Canada's Automated Clearing Settlement System (ACSS)
June 16, 2016
Research by Payments Canada and the Bank of Canada explores payment system modernization initiatives around the world and reveals a global trend towards infrastructure enhancements that support faster payments. Clearing and Settlement Systems from... Read more about Clearing and Settlement Systems from Around the World: A Qualitative Analysis
March 28, 2016
Bank of Canada and the Canadian Payments Association Workshop on the Modelling and Simulation of Payments and Other Financial System Infrastructures Workshop Announcement and Call for Papers Read more about Workshop Announcement and Call for Papers