ATMIA Canada Newsletter
ATMIA Canada Newsletter
Hello Canada ATMIA Members,

I am very happy to confirm the dates for our 2020 Canada event in Vancouver as April 7th - 8th. This will be the premier ATM event in Canada. It’s now time to put our Vancouver event into your 2020 travel budget, with its theme of “Advancing the ATM into the Next Generation, Together”.

We have many goals between now and the end of the year, with the most important being our Advocacy Activities and Funding Contributions. One fair way to calculate this would be around $5.00 per deployed machine so that we can act on behalf of the industry and prevent negative media attention from dominating. To drill down on the last few monthly reports of Hill & Knowlton, click here to get a great idea what your contributions are used for.

Smash & Grab in Canada. This type of physical attack is where the bad guys put a rope or chain around the ATM and pull it off the machine`s base. It is then taken to a remote location to remove any cash. Unfortunately, this type of theft is still very active in our geography from ocean to ocean.

On the Cannabis front. Although approved at the federal level, there are several municipalities which continue to struggle with their distribution channels. We will be staying out in front of this issue and share progress with all members.

I am pleased with our renewed Memberships to date:

Federation Desjardins - Renewal Associate Level
TNS Smart Network - Renewal Board Level  
Exchange Network - Renewal Board Level 
Royal Bank - Renewal Board Level 
Paper Dimensions - Renewal Small Business
Tibbs Management - New Member
Marsh Canada - New Member Board Level
Fast Funds - Renewal Small Business
Touch Cash - Renewal Associate

I would like to hear from anyone who has good ideas for increasing membership. You are welcome to simply give me a digital introduction and I will take it from that point onwards. Don`t leave your industry colleagues out in the cold. We are one industry which rises or falls together.

Best regards to all,

Curt Binns,
Executive Director, ATMIA Canada


ATMIA Membership Benefit Reminder

There are so many benefits to ATMIA membership, it's easy to lose track of them all.  Watch the Newsletter each month for reminders about one of those membership benefits and tips about how to take advantage of it.

Member to Member Introductions

Connecting with ATMIA members is easy. Sign into your account at, then go to the Member Directory and search for new contacts by keyword, company type, country or region. Full contact and other pertinent information is displayed for each ATMIA member.
Simply click the Request Introduction button to email a personalized message with your contact information. Recipients will know that ATMIA sanctioned your outreach.

Membership News

More than 10,000 Racers Participated in the 16th Annual Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon, Raising Over $500,000 for Local Community Charities

Known as "the people's marathon", over 10,000 participants lined up at the start line for one of the seven running events this weekend at the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon, raising over $500,000 as part of the Scotiabank Charity Challenge.
Cal Dewolfe (2:34.41) and Clara Lownie (3:24.24) were first to cross the finish line in the Scotiabank Full Marathon after a fantastic run through the vibrant streets of Halifax, Nova Scotia for the 16th annual Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon weekend. (click here to read the full story)
RBC Joins the Equality Fund Collective

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) today announced that it has joined the Canadian-led, first of its kind, Equality Fund. This ground-breaking collective combines national and international gender-lens granting, multi-sector philanthropy and a new innovative investment arm, to deliver new momentum for women’s movements and support the advancement of gender equality in Canada and around the world. (click here to read the full story)

Scotiabank Furthers Commitment to Human Rights as It Becomes the First Canadian Bank to Adopt the UN Global LGBTI Standards for Business
Scotiabank announced its signing of both the UN LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex) Standards for Business Conduct and the UN Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs), further demonstrating the Bank's continued commitment to Diversity and Inclusion and the alignment to the Bank's Sustainable Business strategy, launched in its 2018 Sustainable Business report.
"Scotiabank is committed to being an inclusive employer and an advocate for women and members of the LGBTI community. We aspire to be the employer of choice for a globally diverse workforce," says Brian Porter, President and CEO, Scotiabank. "We are pleased to endorse these two initiatives." (click here to read the full story) 

Industry News

The Role of Cash and Bank Branches in Keeping Small Businesses Thriving
Business Secretary Greg Clark’s recent inaugural Business Council meeting for Small Businesses highlighted that small companies represent an overwhelming majority of the businesses in the UK.

Given how important these businesses are for our economy, it’s clear more should be done to enable them to grow. Access to cash and bank branches is vital in enabling small businesses to thrive, the main three reasons being consumer demand, costs associated with card payment facilities and the services bank branches offer. (click here to read the full story)
Older Generation Bribing Younger Family Members for Tech Support

A new Kaspersky survey has found that more than a third (35%) of over 55s would struggle with daily technology challenges without some support from their children. Due to this, they are turning to younger family members with regular cries of ‘Can you just… fix the internet?’, ‘… show me how to upload to the cloud?’ or ‘… secure my online banking app?’ (click here to read the full story)

Top 6 Reasons Why Using Cash-Only Rocks

While I am a cash-only person by circumstance (paid off the credit cards and never reopened accounts), I am so grateful that I live in a cash world. Of course, having only cash is not always convenient and does occasionally make it difficult to rent a car — but overall I am so happy to no longer be a slave to the credit card industry and the high interest rates that are overwhelming so many people around the nation.There are also so very good reasons why using only cash is completely logical. Here are my top 6 reasons why using cash-only rocks. (click here to read the full story)

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Brand Building Opportunity

Sponsoring ATMIA Canada Chapter newsletter can help your company build brand awareness, stay top of mind, increase customer loyalty and drive new sales.  

Member Rate = $500 for 1 Issue, or $1,000 for 3 Issues

Sponsorship includes:
  • Logo and website link in newsletter top box, right column
  • 500 word company backgrounder article with two photos placed in media library on ATMIA website for two years with distribution to global and regional members. If taking up 3 issue offer, same article can be shared via link in each of the following two newsletters
Email Curt Binns, Executive Director Canada Chapter, for more information.

Member of the Month

Newer Technologies Limited was founded in 2003 by Ryan Pickering who has been in the ATM industry since it was deregulated in the late 1990's. Newer has grown organically and has found success in working with ISO Partners as well as having direct ATM locations. With our resources we are able to help our ISO's with wholesale purchases of ATM's, a menu of available help to management of their networks, first and second line service of their ATM's, parts stocking and repair and when requested support for their clients and even cardholders. We have prided ourselves in taking care of our ISO's networks with the same fury and intensity that we take care of our own direct ATM locations. We are also able to provide leasing, cash loading and armoured courier services to all our ISO's and direct customers.   

NTL's head office is located in the Tri-City region of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge. However, you can find our ATM's and ISO Partners all across Canada.   From Coast to Coast. 

Ryan Pickering: President, although Ryan is more of a GSM. He is the oil that makes the machine run smoothly. Ryan places a high priority on keeping everyone happy and making sure everyone is giving 100% every day. The success of NTL is due to constant attention to detail and ensuring everyone has what they need at all times to handle any situation that could arise.  

Newer Technologies Limited is a leader in service, support and management of its entire network. We believe the ATM machine should not ever be on the Merchants mind.
If you would like your company to be considered for Canada's Member of the month, please send your information to me at
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