Welcome to the Canadian Consumer Rewards Coalition.
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Every day, millions of Canadians use reward-based credit cards to make purchases from basic necessities to fun and novelty items, collecting reward points while doing so. The CCRC fights to protect Canadians’ hard-earned points and rewards, and their ability to keep collecting and using them against any encroachment by government or other groups. We have been able to do so thanks to the support of everyday Canadians across the country. Join us to help us keep up our fight.
For years, retail businesses have been pressuring the Canadian government to lower credit card transaction fees known as interchange fees. These fees are in part what funds and makes rewards possible, along with other perks of paying by credit card. If fees are cut, reward points could be scaled back or disappear entirely, costing hundreds of dollars every year to Canadian families. Learn more about interchange fees and how they are connected to your credit card rewards here.
The volume and value of cash transactions have significantly decreased over the years, according to the Bank of Canada. Instead, many Canadians prefer to pay for everyday purchases with credit cards, allowing them to earn cashback rewards and take advantage of other...
Seven in 10 Canadians (70 per cent) said they have used credit to pay for essentials items, including groceries and utilities, within the past 12 months, the data showed. Alternatively, one in three survey respondents (33 per cent) said they have redeemed credit card...