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Good news for merchants: More power to push back against high credit card fees

June 26, 2017
As part of CFIB’s fight for fairness in the credit card industry, we’re pleased that Visa and Mastercard will soon provide merchants with the power to put surcharges on some transactions. Find out what this means for your business.

Big news for small business: first-ever credit card fee reduction announced

November 4, 2014
Visa and MasterCard have announced the first-ever reduction in the interchange fees that small business owners pay to accept credit cards. CFIB and its members played a key part in this announcement.

Credit card processing fees cost ratepayers millions each year

August 12, 2014
Over the last 5 years, MPI paid over $40 million in credit card processing fees to accept credit cards from ratepayers. CFIB estimates MPI could save Manitoba drivers up to $9 million per year by ending acceptance of credit cards for payment of autopac premiums.

Download your POS card and place it by the cash register

June 28, 2013
Canada's Code of Conduct for the credit and debit card industry is unique in the world and provides merchants with new powers in their dealings with credit card companies and banks. We believe that the best way to ensure the credit card companies do not increase merchant fees even further is for merchants to act directly and promote the benefits of paying with Interac or cash.
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