September 18, 2013
ATMIA Canadian Chapter Forms Governmental Relations Committee
ONTARIO — The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) Canadian Chapter is pleased to announce that Access Cash General Partnership, Cash N Go ATM Network, Direct Cash Management, Inc., Stanley Frisco ATMs and Threshold Financial Technologies, Inc. have agreed to form Canada's new Government Relations Committee (GRC).
Chris Chandler, President of Access Cash, will lead the GRC. The committee will provide a forum to deal with the rising tide of proposed legislation and to keep ATMIA members informed about legislation affecting the Canadian ATM industry.
"Over the last few months, ATMIA and the Canadian Bank Machine Association (CBMA) have been working on a plan to unite the industry — to create one single, strong voice to monitor legislation and regulatory issues that could hurt our industry and the bottom lines of ATM businesses," says Curt Binns, ATMIA Executive Director Canada. "As an industry we are stronger when we work together than we are separately."
Chandler and the former members of the CBMA agree. "I am looking forward to serving the ATM industry as Chairman of the Canadian GRC," he says. "I believe by working together we can affect positive change that will help protect the future health and vitality of our industry."