Winter 2021 Issue

Canadian Corporate Debt: Navigating the Risks Amidst the Economic Recovery

By James Orlando and Brett Saldarelli   Canadian nonfinancial corporate debt has reached new highs, spurred by low interest rates and the desire for firms to hold higher levels of cash. Debt is highly concentrated in specific industries, including real estate and construction. The high level of indebtedness in these …


TerraZero Technologies Provides one of the First Ever ‘Metaverse Mortgages

Financing client’s virtual real estate purchase within the Metaverse, TerraZero’s one of the first ever VANCOUVER, BC– TerraZero Technologies Inc., a vertically integrated Metaverse technology company, announces that it has completed one of the first ever ‘Metaverse Mortgages’ with one of its clients in Ethereum-based Metaverse platform Decentraland ( TerraZero …

Corporate PartnershipsPhilanthropy

GoTo, Finaro, Mastercard, together for more sustainable planet

Finaro joins the Priceless Planet Coalition program, promoted by Mastercard, to restore 100 million trees by 2025 MADRID, SP–GoTo Global, the world’s leading provider of multimodal mobility services, joins Finaro, the global cross-border payment provider, in the Priceless Planet Coalition, Mastercard’s global platform that brings together companies, banks, cities and …


Web Rep rebrands as TransSource

New name reflects the company’s evolution into an industry leading solutions provider in the high-risk merchant transaction processing space SAN JUAN, PR–Kevin Cunningham, president of The Web Rep LLC, an industry leader in payment processing solutions for the world’s premier high-risk merchants, announced the change of its corporate name to …

Corporate PartnershipsLoyaltyPayments

Payfare, Cardlytics Partner to Launch Cash Back Rewards Program

Gig workers can now earn instant cash back with their Payfare cards TORONTO, ON–Payfare Inc., a leading fintech powering instant payout and digital banking solutions for the gig workforce, have created a new rewards program powered by Cardlytics. Payfare cardholders can now earn cash back when they shop thousands of …

Award Winners

Sage announces 2021 winners of 3rd annual Circle of Excellence Accounting Awards

Annual industry awards recognize the best accounting and bookkeeping professionals in Canada TORONTO, ON–Sage, the market leader in cloud business management solutions, announced the 2021 Sage Circle of Excellence Accounting Awards winners. Over the past 20 months, many businesses have shifted to serving their clients virtually and in new ways. …

FinTechIntegrated Payments

Ingenico brand launches PPaaS, Payments Platform as a Service offer

Combining payments solutions and third-party services, PPaaS empowers acquirers and Independent Software Vendors to enable merchants to create compelling commerce and payment options for their customers, bringing instore what has up to now only been possible online PARIS, FR–Ingenico, a Worldline brand, announces the full commercial launch of PPaaS, its …

BNPLPayment Processing

Uplift Launches Enhancements, Solidifies Canadian Travel Market Leadership

Uplift doubles number of partners within travel market TORONTO, ON–Uplift, a Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) solution serving the world’s top travel brands, sees record growth in Canada by doubling the number of partners with some of the top brands in travel and launches many new products and services. Throughout …

BNPLIndustry News

Canadians Ready to Spend but Will Stay Home Again This Holiday Season

Household Items, Gift Cards and Tech Among Holiday Must-Haves TORONTO, ON—-Zip Co Limited released its Holidays Unzipped: Zip Canada’s 2021 Holiday Spending Report. The report* finds that while all Canadians are likely to spend more this year, it’s the younger generations (Gen Z and Millennials) who plan to spend the …

Integrated PaymentsTransportation

Moneris rolls out Open Payments for Transit

Transit authorities processing with Moneris now have the ability to accept a greater variety of cards issued outside Canada in their open payments solution TORONTO, ON–Moneris Solutions, the Canadian leader in unified commerce, has received certification from Discover and UnionPay to process transactions from their respective cardholders in an open …