Project Jasper

Project Jasper was launched in March 2016 with the aim of understanding how distributed ledger technology (DLT) could transform the future of payments in Canada. The project represents a collaborative effort between Payments Canada, its member financial institutions, the Bank of Canada and other market participants.

October 22, 2018
Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and R3 have published a report demonstrating the feasibility of clearing and settlement of securities using distributed ledger technology (DLT). The findings are a result of the... Read more about Jasper Phase III: A collaborative research initiative between Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada and TMX group
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
February 9, 2017
Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, financial innovation firm R3 Lab and Research Centre and seven financial institutions have come together as an industry to investigate distributed ledger technology (DLT) – a shared database – for interbank... Read more about Project Jasper Primer