Ottawa Adds Mobile Phone Payments to Code of Conduct

This Monday, Finance Minister Joe Oliver added mobile phone payments to the voluntary code of conduct governing credit and debit card payments in Canada, among other updates.

Rogers & CIBC Launch New Mobile Payment Service

CIBC and Rogers used a downtown Tim Hortons shop to launch a new mobile wallet service on November 2nd. The first purchase was made by Olympic gold medallist Simon Whitfield who paid for a coffee using the CIBC Mobile Payment App on a BlackBerry smartphone from Rogers. To use the service, a secure SIM card […]

Square Payment Service Now Available in Canada

Square, founded by Twitter creator Jack Dorsey, has launched it’s mobile payment system in Canada making it even simpler for businesses to accept credit cards. Square provides a free Mobile Card Reader that plugs into the headphone jack of an iPhone, iPad, or Android device and runs with a free app called Square Register, which […]