Will Cash Soon Be a Thing of the Past?


Alexandre Plourde


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This study examines the potential risks and benefits of moving to a cashless economy. Researchers spoke with consumers, business owners, examined current federal and provincial laws and determines that there are significant risks to consumers (and especially vulnerable consumers) if physical money were to disappear from public life.

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This research received funding support through the Office of Consumer Affairs' Contributions Program.

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