Payments Perspectives

Welcome to Payments Perspectives - a series of articles authored by individual staff members from Payments Canada that cover a range of payments-related topics and issues. The series also welcomes and encourages you, the reader, to submit comments and suggestions on ideas put forward in this series to help shape and progress the discussion. 

DISCLAIMER: Articles are written to reflect the interests and views of the author(s), and are not intended as an official Payments Canada statement or position. Furthermore, all commentary will be moderated and reviewed before posting and will be subject to standard community rules and guidelines.

December 13, 2018
Summary This piece provides a summary of the key factors that drive the emergence of tiered relationships in payment systems and other financial market infrastructures. More specifically, the piece highlights key considerations surrounding... Read more about Economics of Tiered Participation in Payments
December 11, 2018
Summary The global payments landscape continues to evolve in line with the commercial demands of businesses and their stakeholders. While resources devoted to payments processing by Canadian businesses are estimated to have declined... Read more about Business Payments in Canada: A Trilogy of Surveys Point to Inefficiencies
December 10, 2018
Welcome to the launch of Payments Canada’s Payments Perspectives series. Here, readers can find short articles authored by individual staff members that cover a range of payments-related issues. Importantly, articles are written to reflect... Read more about Introducing The Payments Perspectives Series