Payments Canada welcomes Telus, Canada Revenue Agency, WestJet and Prosper Canada to Stakeholder Advisory Council

Published: May 13, 2021

Payments Canada welcomes the 2021 appointees to its Stakeholder Advisory Council (SAC) from across the payments ecosystem, whose wide range of views are pivotal to the role of SAC and the future of payments in Canada. 

Our new appointees will bring corporate, government and consumer input to the council. In addition, their respective areas of expertise will bring insights to key issues as a result of the pandemic, specifically the acceleration of new payment methods, remittance of government benefits, the recovery of hospitality and travel, as well as financial inclusion. Together, with returning council members, the new appointees represent a diversity of experiences and perspectives. 

Join us in welcoming the new 2021 SAC appointees.

New members: * effective April 1, 2021:

  • Canada Revenue Agency
  • Prosper Canada
  • Telus
  • Westjet

Returning members:

  • Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
  • Fiserv
  • Public Service and Procurement Canada

Payments Canada would like to thank its outgoing council members for their many contributions.

The Stakeholder Advisory Council debates and delivers important advice and insight to our management team and board of directors on key elements of the future of payments, including Payments Canada's Modernization initiative. Our 2022 call for nominations for SAC will open Fall 2021. Should you have any questions about the selection process or how to get involved, please contact

More information about our advisory councils can be found on our Member Advisory Council and Stakeholder Advisory Council pages.