20 episodes

Welcome to The PayPod, Payments Canada’s multi-episode podcast which explores the trends and topics influencing payments in Canada and around the world.

Hear Cyrielle Chiron, Chief Strategy Officer at Payments Canada and host of The PayPod, interview leading experts and respected thought leaders about the changing payments landscape, the needs of Canadians and how payments Modernization will deliver on them.

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Welcome to The PayPod, Payments Canada’s multi-episode podcast which explores the trends and topics influencing payments in Canada and around the world.

Hear Cyrielle Chiron, Chief Strategy Officer at Payments Canada and host of The PayPod, interview leading experts and respected thought leaders about the changing payments landscape, the needs of Canadians and how payments Modernization will deliver on them.

    Modernizing high-value payment systems | Jean Clement, Richard Dzina, James Southgate, Mike Hoganson

    Modernizing high-value payment systems | Jean Clement, Richard Dzina, James Southgate, Mike Hoganson

    Jurisdictions around the world are modernizing their high-value payment systems, with ISO 20022 as a key driver. Canada is keeping pace. Lynx, Canada’s new high-value payment system, launched in August 2021. To put this landmark development into a global context, this episode of The PayPod will revisit a discussion from The 2021 SUMMIT that features an overview of the high-value payment system work underway in three different jurisdictions: the U.K., Europe and the U.S.

    GUESTS:
    -Jean Clement - Advisor, Payments Systems - European Central Bank
    - Richard Dzina - SVP - The Clearing House
    - James Southgate - Senior Manager, RTGS Renewal Programme - Bank of England
    - Mike Hoganson - Director, Modernization - Payments Canada

    Register for The SUMMIT, Payments Canada's annual conference, at www.thesummit.ca

    • 54 min
    Canada's payments modernization plan | Andrew McFarlane, Andrew Obee, Derek Vernon & Sue Whitney

    Canada's payments modernization plan | Andrew McFarlane, Andrew Obee, Derek Vernon & Sue Whitney

    In this episode, host Cyrielle Chiron introduces a prerecorded webinar from The SUMMIT Series that took place earlier this year. The discussion explores Canada's payments modernization plan and what upcoming changes in payments will mean for individuals, businesses, and the future of payments in Canada - featuring Andrew McFarlane of Payments Canada, Andrew Obee from Ficanex, Derek Vernon from BMO, and Sue Whitney from Central 1.

    • 49 min
    Trends shaping payments in 2021 | Kate Frankish

    Trends shaping payments in 2021 | Kate Frankish

    Evolving technology and payments innovation continues to transform the way Canadian consumers and businesses make payments. In this episode, host Cyrielle Chiron, is joined by Kate Frankish, Director of Strategy at Pay.UK to discuss the trends and topics influencing the payments landscape on a global scale in 2021.

    • 32 min
    How retailers are navigating new economic realities | Marilyn Schaffer & Wendy MacKinnon

    How retailers are navigating new economic realities | Marilyn Schaffer & Wendy MacKinnon

    Retailer businesses from hardware stores, to clothing stores to restaurants, could not have anticipated lockdowns, nor the restrictions implemented in phase I and II of re-opening due to COVID-19. While there have been many struggles, some retailers managed to quickly pivot by leaning on e-commerce to help them sustain revenues and jobs. While the virus caused chaos in many industries, it is also driving new technological adoptions and creating new opportunities for growth. Will this mean more support for new methods of payments and changes to Canada’s payments systems? Cyrielle Chiron is joined by XTM Inc. CEO Marilyn Schaffer and Wendy MacKinnon, CEO & Founder of Digital Retail Apps, to discuss how retailers and paytech players are adapting to meet the shift in purchasing habits.

    • 46 min
    Current state of central bank digital currencies | Rod Garratt & Francisco Rivadeneyra

    Current state of central bank digital currencies | Rod Garratt & Francisco Rivadeneyra

    Several central banks around the world, including the Bank of Canada, are exploring central bank digital currency (CBDC). There are many benefits that a CBDC could bring to an economy, however, there are complexities and uncertainties as well. What considerations are being made by central banks AND governments prior to the creation of a digital currency? What are the complexities and risks with introducing a CBDC? The Paypod host Cyrielle Chiron is joined by Rod Garratt, Pellish Chair in Economics, University of California Santa Barbara, and Francisco Rivadeneyra, Director, CBDC & FinTech Policy, Funds Management and Banking, Bank of Canada, to discuss the current thinking around CBDCs.

    • 51 min
    Opportunities & challenges for expanded access to Canada's payment systems | Anne Butler Jason Young

    Opportunities & challenges for expanded access to Canada's payment systems | Anne Butler Jason Young

    The PayPod host Cyrielle Chiron is joined by Anne Butler, Chief Legal Officer and Vice President of Policy and Research at Payments Canada and Jason Young, Head of Legal and Company Secretary at PayPay Canada to discuss why Canada needs to expand membership to payments systems and how ongoing efforts to update existing payments legislation for new entrants and Paytechs is more important than ever to stay competitive. The group dives into the status of the Retail Payment Oversight Framework (RPOF) and other ongoing work to advance payments modernization efforts.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

CDeSouza ,

Great start

Thanks for leveraging the podcast format for this info. I’m still keeping up to day with the documentation and attending the Summit but this helps with information retention and understanding.

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