Canadian Credit Unions expand mobile payments with Interac® Debit on Google Pay™
Toronto, ON —The Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) announced today that Access Credit Union (MB), Affinity Credit Union (SK), Assiniboine Credit Union (MB), Innovation Credit Union (SK), Prospera Credit Union (BC), Servus Credit Union (AB) and Steinbach Credit Union (MB) are the first credit unions in Canada to launch Interac Debit on Google Pay. Members of these credit unions can now make purchases directly from their chequing or savings accounts at retailers displaying the Interac Flash logo, or within apps of participating merchants, with eligible Android™ devices.
“The Canadian credit union sector is continually working together and with partners to offer payment options that members want,” said Martha Durdin, President and CEO, CCUA. “Whether it’s for the member who is driven by convenience, or is a tech enthusiast, Google Pay is a mobile payment option that allows all members to pay with the speed and security that they expect.”
The Google Pay integration is a collaborative development involving some of Canada’s largest credit unions. CCUA partnered with Interac Corp. and Everlink Payment Services to extend support for Interac Debit on Google Pay. It provides consumers with a seamless mobile payment option designed for speed and security.