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Data collected on: May 12, 2020
CAD | USD
Payment instrument
Access point
Sending network coverage
Receiving method
ScotiaBank
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.005.00
2.78
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 99.26
2.78
5.285.28
10.5610.56
Small World
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
Low
Receiving method
Agent
High
10.0010.00
-1.47
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 103.60
-1.47
3.533.53
7.067.06
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Call Center
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
20.0020.00
2.29
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 99.76
2.29
12.2912.29
24.5824.58
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
20.0020.00
2.29
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 99.76
2.29
12.2912.29
24.5824.58
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
7.007.00
2.29
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 99.76
2.29
5.795.79
11.5811.58
JN Money
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
Medium
5.995.99
1.28
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.98 and exchange rate charged 101.66
1.28
4.284.28
8.568.56
WorldRemit
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
Medium
0.990.99
5.32
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 96.67
5.32
5.825.82
11.6411.64
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
15.0015.00
2.69
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 99.35
2.69
10.1910.19
20.3820.38
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
0.91
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 101.17
0.91
3.413.41
6.826.82
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
Low
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
2.69
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 99.35
2.69
5.195.19
10.3810.38
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
0.91
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 101.17
0.91
3.413.41
6.826.82
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
15.0015.00
0.27
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 101.83
0.27
7.777.77
15.5415.54
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
Medium
Receiving method
Agent
High
10.0010.00
0.27
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 101.83
0.27
5.275.27
10.5410.54
Royal Bank of Canada
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
13.5013.50
2.54
Percentage difference between market reference rate 0.71 and exchange rate charged 0.70
2.54
9.299.29
18.5818.58
This RSP is not transparent: the exchange rate applied to the transaction was not disclosed. The 0% in the exchange rate margin does NOT necessarily mean that there is no exchange rate cost, but rather that this cost is not disclosed to the sender at the time of sending.
CAM
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
12.0012.00
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
6.006.00
12.0012.00
Total Average Second Quarter
6.656.65
Total Average First Quarter
8.238.23
Total Average
Fee
9.969.96
Exchange Rate Margin (%)
1.671.67
Total Cost Percent (%)
6.656.65
Total Cost (CAD) Total Cost (USD)
13.3113.31
Non-Transparent records
Bank account transfer Debit/credit card Cash
Less than one hour Same day Next day 3-5 days
Bank account Cash
Payment instrument
Access point
Sending network coverage
Receiving method
WorldRemit
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
Medium
0.990.99
5.32
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 96.67
5.32
5.525.52
27.6027.60
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
20.0020.00
2.69
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 99.35
2.69
6.696.69
33.4533.45
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
0.91
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 101.17
0.91
1.911.91
9.559.55
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
Low
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
2.69
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 99.35
2.69
3.693.69
18.4518.45
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
10.9910.99
0.91
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 101.17
0.91
3.113.11
15.5515.55
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
20.0020.00
0.27
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 101.83
0.27
4.274.27
21.3521.35
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
Medium
Receiving method
Agent
High
12.0012.00
0.27
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 101.83
0.27
2.672.67
13.3513.35
Royal Bank of Canada
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
13.5013.50
2.54
Percentage difference between market reference rate 0.71 and exchange rate charged 0.70
2.54
5.245.24
26.2026.20
ScotiaBank
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.005.00
2.78
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 99.26
2.78
3.783.78
18.9018.90
Small World
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
Low
Receiving method
Agent
High
10.0010.00
-1.47
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 103.60
-1.47
0.530.53
2.652.65
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Call Center
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
30.0030.00
2.29
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 99.76
2.29
8.298.29
41.4541.45
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
30.0030.00
2.29
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 99.76
2.29
8.298.29
41.4541.45
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
7.007.00
2.29
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.10 and exchange rate charged 99.76
2.29
3.693.69
18.4518.45
JN Money
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
Medium
10.9910.99
1.28
Percentage difference between market reference rate 102.98 and exchange rate charged 101.66
1.28
3.483.48
17.4017.40
This RSP is not transparent: the exchange rate applied to the transaction was not disclosed. The 0% in the exchange rate margin does NOT necessarily mean that there is no exchange rate cost, but rather that this cost is not disclosed to the sender at the time of sending.
CAM
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
28.0028.00
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
5.605.60
28.0028.00
Total Average Second Quarter
4.454.45
Total Average First Quarter
5.755.75
Total Average
Fee
13.9013.90
Exchange Rate Margin (%)
1.671.67
Total Cost Percent (%)
4.454.45
Total Cost (CAD) Total Cost (USD)
22.2522.25
Non-Transparent records
Bank account transfer Debit/credit card Cash
Less than one hour Same day Next day 3-5 days
Bank account Cash