Canadian Payment Methods & Trends

The Canadian Payment Methods and Trends report is an annual publication focused on trends in how Canadian consumers and businesses make payments. The report also provides expert insight on key drivers, emerging issues and relevant developments taking place within the Canadian and international payments ecosystem.

December 14, 2017
Payments Canada’s 2017 Methods and Trends Report shows credit cards leading the pack, the rise of mobile / online banking and the advent of social media payments OTTAWA, December 14, 2017 – Convenience and rewards are the dominant themes in this... Read more about Canadians motivated by convenience and rewards when it comes to payment choices
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
December 18, 2015
As part of its second Payment Methods and Trends Report, the Canadian Payments Association (CPA) gathered 2014 retail payments data from payment service providers, consultants, and researchers from the Bank of Canada. This data helped form a... Read more about Canadian Payment Methods and Trends: 2015
October 1, 2012
Earlier in 2012, the CPA invited Canada’s payment service providers, financial institutions, and payment researchers and consultants to participate in a payments data exchange, to obtain a comprehensive look at retail payments in Canada in 2011. To gauge the evolution of payments over recent years, the data was compared to data gathered from 2008, revealing several interesting trends. Read more about Examining Canadian Payment Methods and Trends - Report