Meridian launches new line of Visa credit cards

TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Meridian, Ontario's largest credit union, announced today the launch of a new family of Visa retail and business credit cards. 

"We pride ourselves on continuing to diversify our products and services to help make the lives of our Members that much easier," says Bill Whyte, SVP & Chief Member Experience Officer at Meridian. "Our new comprehensive family of cards will offer a range of options to suit our Members' needs including cash back, travel rewards and US dollar cards."

Some of the features of these new cards include:

  • Ability to apply for the new retail credit cards online
  • Streamlined online application process
  • Mobile phone insurance
  • Purchase protection and extended warranty
  • Leading cash back 'earn rates'
  • Visa Infinite privileges
  • Travel Rewards including trip cancellation, medical coverage, baggage insurance and collision damage
  • One of the first Infinite Business Cards available in Canada


Meridian continues to partner with Collabria to offer our Members innovative and competitive solutions to meet all of their financial needs.

"We are very excited about our "First of its kind in Canada" payment services partnership with Meridian," says John Dundas, CEO of Collabria. "Together we have developed a unique and innovative credit card program, focused on providing value for personal and business Members, in Meridian's typical creative and forward thinking style."

Members can sign up for one of the new cards by visiting your local Meridian Credit Union branch or by visiting

About Meridian
With over 70 years of banking history, Meridian is Ontario’s largest credit union, helping to grow the lives of its more than a quarter of a million Members, including over 23,000 business Members. Meridian has $14 billion in assets under management and delivers a full range of financial services online, by phone, by mobile and through a network of 86 branches, and commercial banking services in 11 locations. Meridian Members also have access to THE EXCHANGE® Network, with more than 3,300 no-fee ABMs across Canada and 500,000 ABMs in the United States. For more information, please visit:

SOURCE Meridian Credit Union

For further information: Priya Ramsingh, Manager, Media and Stakeholder Relations, 647-530-3472

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