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Dec 07, 2018, 09:00 ET Visa Canada named to the list of 2019 Greater Toronto's Top Employers

TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Visa Canada is thrilled to announce our recognition as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers at Mediacorp Canada Inc. The...


Dec 04, 2018, 13:07 ET Visa Canada recognized on the 2018 List of Best Workplaces Managed by Women

TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Visa Canada is proud to announce that the organization has been named on the 2018 list of Best Workplaces™ Managed by Women. Visa Canada received this honour after a...


Nov 26, 2018, 08:01 ET Visa Canada enters into new long-term agreements with Air Canada, TD and CIBC to be the network partner for Air Canada loyalty credit cards

Agreements are contingent on closing of Air Canada's definitive share purchase agreement with Aimia Inc. for the acquisition of Aimia Canada Inc. TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Visa Canada announced...


Aug 21, 2018, 07:30 ET Air Canada, TD, CIBC, Visa and Aimia Reach Agreement in Principle for Acquisition of Aeroplan Loyalty Business

Purchase price consists of $450 million in cash and the assumption of approximately $1.9 billion of Aeroplan Miles liability Agreement in principle was unanimously approved by Aimia's Board of...


Aug 02, 2018, 20:48 ET Aimia Rejects Bid by Air Canada, TD, CIBC and Visa Canada Consortium for Aeroplan Program

Proposal provided the best outcome for all Aimia stakeholders and Aeroplan members, and provided the only opportunity for all Aeroplan Miles to transfer into Air Canada's new loyalty program....


Jul 25, 2018, 08:00 ET Proposal by Air Canada, TD, CIBC and Visa to Acquire Aimia's Aeroplan Loyalty Business

Benefits both Aeroplan members and Aimia shareholders Allows for smooth transition of Aeroplan members' points to Air Canada's new loyalty program launching in 2020 Provides value to all Aimia...


May 09, 2018, 07:00 ET Visa and PayPal extend partnership to accelerate adoption of digital and mobile payments in Canada

Digital partnership will enhance the payment experience online, in-app and in store for consumers in Canada TORONTO, May 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Visa (NYSE:V) and PayPal (Nasdaq: PYPL) today announced an...


May 08, 2018, 07:00 ET Visa expands real-time funds disbursements capabilities in Canada

TELUS Health and Payment Solutions and Peoples Payment Solutions among the first to implement Visa Direct's capabilities to enable real-time payments for businesses and consumers TORONTO, May 8, 2018 ...


Mar 28, 2018, 08:00 ET Canadian consumers trust familiar payment methods; may be slower to adopt emerging forms of payment, according to Visa study

Findings from the survey indicate Canadians prefer chip-and-pin and contactless payments TORONTO, March 28, 2018 /CNW/ - A new Visa surveyi of 1,000 Canadians exploring perceptions of trust and...


Jan 10, 2018, 07:00 ET Visa Survey Reveals Canadians Are Ready to Say Goodbye to Passwords

Consumers welcome the use of biometrics as faster, easier, and more secure alternatives to passwords TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - A new Visa survey of 1,000 Canadians exploring awareness and...


Aug 19, 2013, 06:00 ET Canadians can boost their charitable giving with Visa payWave It Forward

Visa survey shows 56 per cent of Canadians wish they could give more to charity TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadians are passionate about giving back to communities and causes they care about,...


Aug 08, 2013, 09:00 ET Canadians Go Back to Basics for Back-to-School

Visa Canada survey shows shoppers looking online for better prices and deals 79 per cent of shoppers will be going online to find back-to-school buys 90 per cent will be setting a budget 58 per cent...


May 15, 2013, 06:00 ET Prom offers teachable moment for parents of high schoolers

Visa's free Plan'It Prom app helps parents and teens enjoy prom without overspending TORONTO, May 15, 2013 /CNW/ - As Canadian high school students gear up for prom season, Visa Canada is reminding...


Feb 26, 2013, 16:00 ET Visa Canada finds younger Canadians taking risks with their financial information

Fraud Prevention Month survey finds young people oversharing, putting themselves at risk of payment card fraud TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - A new survey released today by Visa Canada to mark the...


Feb 07, 2013, 09:00 ET The Power of Electronic Payments Stimulates Economic Growth in Canada

Study Concludes that Debit and Credit Card Usage Boosted Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Canada, and Global GDP by $983 Billion between 2008 and 2012. TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - The growth in the...


Feb 07, 2013, 07:20 ET 2013 Visa Infinite Dining Series Showcases Unforgettable Culinary Experiences

Visa Infinite cardholders invited to indulge in exclusive dining experiences with some of Canada's most famous culinary personalities and establishments TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Returning for...


Nov 26, 2012, 12:00 ET New Visa Consumer Authentication Service Combats eCommerce Fraud

Visa information product provides powerful online fraud detection while minimizing friction for eCommerce transactions SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced a new...


Nov 19, 2012, 06:00 ET Tim Hortons and Visa payWave brew up a faster payment solution

Visa's contactless technology now available at participating Tim Hortons restaurants TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Visa Canada and Tim Hortons invite cardholders to 'wave and go' when making...


Nov 15, 2012, 06:00 ET Ready, set, click: Canadians seeking cross-border deals online

Visa Canada survey reveals that among online shoppers 44 per cent of Canadians intend to take advantage of "Black Friday and Cyber Monday" online bargains - a 10 per cent increase from 2011 TORONTO,...


Nov 01, 2012, 06:00 ET Visa Canada Adds to Roster of Online Financial Literacy Games with Launch of Peter Pig's Money Counter

Game release coincides with Financial Literacy Month and Credit Education Week Canada, reinforcing Visa's commitment to improving financial literacy TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - In recognition of...


Oct 23, 2012, 06:00 ET Visa Infinite Dining Series Releases Fall Events

Visa Canada unveils new line up of exclusive Visa Infinite cardholder dining experiences TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Known for its exclusive and unique culinary experiences for cardholders, Visa...


Oct 11, 2012, 06:00 ET Visa Canada and Plan Canada team up to provide financial literacy education tools to girls

TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - Returning as a sponsor for the second year, Visa Canada is pleased to support Plan Canada's "Because I am a Girl" initiative with the distribution of financial...


Sep 10, 2012, 06:00 ET Electronic payments drive nearly one quarter of Canadian GDP growth over the past 25 years

Research by IHS identified travel and tourism, business impact and e-commerce as major drivers of electronic payments' positive influence on Canada's economic growth TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2012 /CNW/ -...


Aug 30, 2012, 12:55 ET Visa Cardholders 'Share the Spotlight' at the Toronto International Film Festival®

Visa Canada offers cardholders exclusive online and in-person access as a major sponsor of the Festival TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Visa Canada is inviting cardholders to 'Share the Spotlight' as...


Aug 08, 2012, 12:01 ET Visa Account Holders Contribute $1.4 Billion to UK Tourism Economy During the London 2012 Olympic Games

Week two of Olympic Games brings additional US$716.7 million in spend on Visa accounts TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - According to Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), international travellers spent an additional...