Bulloch Technologies and Motion Pay Form Canadian Payments Partnership

Bulloch and Motion Pay to deliver unified Chinese Payment solutions to Canadian Petroleum and Convenience Retailers

TORONTO, CANADA — May 14th, 2019 – Bulloch Technologies, Canada’s leading provider of point of sale and payment systems, Motion Pay, the North American leader in Chinese payment services,  have formed a business partnership to enable Chinese payments across Bulloch’s extensive Canadian network.

Motion Pay is Canada’s leading payment processing partner for AliPay, WeChat Pay and Union Pay.  The global Chinese community is the world’s largest user of mobile payments with over 1B active users of Chinese payment services.  Motion Pay empowers payments for the significant Chinese market which includes permanent residents, visiting students, and tourists.  

 “Our customers prefer to visit merchants who support AliPay, WeChat Pay or Union Pay.  This agreement with Bulloch allows Motion Pay to extend the convenience of mobile payments to over 6,000 Canadian petroleum and convenience stores served by Bulloch.” Riven Zhang, founder and CEO of Motion Pay, said.  “We are working together to integrate frictionless Chinese payments in the store, and at the pump. This partnership is another industry first for both Motion Pay and Bulloch.” 

Bulloch is installed in approximately 60% of combined c-store and gas stations in Canada and processes over 500M transactions annually.   “Our partnership with Motion Pay empowers customer loyalty, speed and convenience for many of our clients,” said Dave de la Plante, Strategy and Program Director at Bulloch. “Motion Pay enables our retailers to offer Chinese payments to their customers as easily as traditional credit and debit transactions.  With Motion Pay, the Canadian petroleum and c-store industry continues to lead in innovation and the digital transformation.

Motion Pay is a champion of industry standard QR code technology to ensure payments are secure, simple and frictionless.  Through its partnerships with AliPay, WeChat and Union Pay, Chinese customers receive the benefits of real time payments, loyalty and special promotions in China and internationally.

About Motion Pay

Motion Pay Technology Inc is the first Canadian company to introduce Chinese QR code mobile payment solutions in Canada. As the leading company to introduce one single solution to Canadian businesses with every top ranked mobile way to pay in China, Motion Pay is truly simplifying Chinese customer’s shopping experience in-store and on-line, and producing more sales opportunities for Canadian merchants.

For more information, please visit: www.motionpay.ca.

About Bulloch

Bulloch Technologies is the software integrator of virtually everything required to operate national, regional and local c-store / gas stations for major brands and smaller independents clients.  Bulloch has partnered with the industry’s leading technology vendors to integrate loyalty, gift cards, mobile apps, mobile and traditional payments, back office, car wash and fuel pricing for its clients. 

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Motion Pay Press Contact

Leo Zhang

Marketing Lead



Bulloch Press Contact

Brad Bossert

Partner, Sales and Marketing



Motion Pay announces the partnership with UnionPay International to offer UnionPay QR code payments across Canada.

May 13, 2019, Ottawa – To kick-off its week for the Payments Canada Summit 2019, Motion Pay Technology Inc. (Motion Pay), the leading cross-border mobile payment solution provider in Canada, announces that it has reached a partnership with UnionPay International, and that it’s launching the rollout of UnionPay QR code payments across Canada. With the acceptance of UnionPay QR code payments, Motion Pay adds to its fully integrated mobile payments business offer in supporting Canadian businesses to attract more Chinese consumers with their preferred payment options.

Founded in 2002, UnionPay serves a card base of over 7 billion globally, which is the largest cardholder base in the world. UnionPay is also the preferred payment method of Chinese outbound tourists. Besides a rich portfolio of card products, UnionPay also offers a variety of mobile payment options to meet cardholders’ increasing demands for safe and easy mobile payment services. So far, users of the UnionPay app can enjoy safe and convenient mobile payment services in 46 countries and regions worldwide.

“Canada is one of the most popular destinations for Chinese outbound tourists, and UnionPay International is committed to offering as safe and seamless mobile payment experience to our cardholders in their travel destinations as that back in China. This is why we choose to partner with Motion Pay which has the abundant experience and knowledge in providing QR Code mobile payment solutions in Canada,” says Senior Executive of UnionPay International, North America. According to Destination Canada, with a record 695K visitors (+9%) YTD, China was Canada’s largest source of long-haul arrivals in November 2018.

“It’s a great opportunity for Motion Pay to expand its service scope to businesses across Canada,” says Eric Paquet, Motion Pay’s President and Chief Operating Officer, “We are thrilled and feel very humbled to have been selected by UnionPay International to offer the UnionPay QR code payment service. We believe this partnership will definitely benefit both parties by reaching more Canadian merchants and ultimately facilitate the shopping and payment experience for Chinese consumers”.

To pay with UnionPay QR code payment service, customers can add their UnionPay cards into the mobile application of “UnionPay” and press “Pay & Receive” to either scan the merchant’s standalone QR code signage or let the cashier scan the QR code that automatically generated from the app to complete the payment. UnionPay International will also launch several rounds of promotional campaigns in 2019. The app users will enjoy various discounts when shopping via UnionPay APP.

About Motion Pay

Motion Pay Technology Inc is the first Canadian company to introduce Chinese QR code mobile payment solutions in Canada. As the leading company to introduce one single solution to Canadian businesses with every top ranked mobile way to pay in China, Motion Pay is truly simplifying Chinese customer’s shopping experience in-store and on-line, and producing more sales opportunities for Canadian merchants. For more information, please visit: www.motionpay.ca.

About UnionPay International

UnionPay International (UPI) is a subsidiary of China UnionPay focused on the growth and support of UnionPay’s global business. In partnership with more than 2,000 institutions worldwide, UnionPay International has enabled card acceptance in 174 countries and regions with issuance in 51 countries and regions. UnionPay International provides high quality, cost-effective and secure cross-border payment services to the world’s largest cardholder base and ensures convenient local services to a growing number of global UnionPay cardholders and merchants. For more information, please visit: www.unionpayintl.com/en.

Motion Pay Media Contact

Leo Zhang

Marketing Lead



Embassy of The People’s Republic of China in Canada announced the partnership with Motion Pay to accept Alipay and WeChat Pay. By partnering with Motion Pay, the Chinese Embassy in Canada becomes the first stationed-abroad Chinese diplomatic institution in North America (The second worldwide) to accept Alipay and WeChat Pay. Through this partnership, Motion Pay reaches a significant milestone marking its 2ndanniversary into the market. Read more

New payment system for Chinese tourists in P.E.I.

Williams, Nicole. “P.E.I tourism industry taking new steps to meet growing demand of Chinese visitors”. CBC News. Aug 07, 2018

Island businesses and the provincial government are developing new strategies to meet the demand of more Chinese visitors.

The province is also encouraging tourism operators to add Motion Pay, which allows Chinese customers to make purchases with their mobile devices. “There’s a real focus and need to have convenience for the Chinese customer so we wanted to take action on that,” said Kevin Mouflier, the CEO for Tourism Industry Association of PEI (TIAPEI).

Photo Credit: CBC News

The system is fairly new to the region, but Mouflier said the goal is to have hotels, cottages, and golf courses incorporate the new payment system at their businesses. Click here to read more on CBC News.

For more information about Motion Pay’s products and services, please contact us at info@motionpay.ca or call us at 613-319-6686.


New Payment System Available at Golf Courses for Chinese Customers

The provincial government is encouraging Prince Edward Island tourism operators to add Motion Pay to their electronic payment offerings for Chinese clientele.

Motion Pay allows users of Alipay and WeChat Pay to use QR codes on their mobile phones to make purchases. The system is now in place for customers of the Brudenell, Dundarave and Links at Crowbush Cove provincial golf courses.  Read more

Boosting Chinese Tourism in Ottawa | CTV Ottawa News

On July 30th, Riven Zhang, Motion Pay’s CEO & Co-founder was interviewed by CTV News talking about the most popular Chinese payment methods – Alipay and WeChat Pay. It’s a great honour to establish our partnership with Ottawa Tourism. Read more

Ottawa Tourism and Motion Pay Sign Agreement as preferred Chinese Payment Partner

Allows payment via WeChat Pay and Alipay OTTAWA, May 11, 2018—Ottawa Tourism signed an agreement today to make Ottawa-based fintech company Motion Pay the organization’s preferred Chinese payment partner (see photo attached). Under the terms of the agreement, signed in the office of Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, Ottawa Tourism will promote the service to its […]



Alipay and Motion Pay Technology Inc. Reach Significant Milestone in Connecting Chinese Consumers with Merchants Across Canada

Partnership Powers Acceptance of Alipay in Retail, Restaurants, Hospitality and Luxury Sectors in All Major Cities Across Canada

March 5, 2018 – Alipay, the world’s leading digital payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, today announced that its partnership with Motion Pay Technology Inc. (Motion Pay) has resulted in a significant number of merchants across Canada enabling Alipay at point-of-sale. Motion Pay is a Canadian-based fintech company that empowers Canadian merchants to accept Chinese payments.

Through the partnership, Alipay is now accepted in all major cities in Canada including Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Ottawa, Banff, among others, and across several categories including retail, restaurants, hospitality, and luxury.

“We are thrilled with the success of our partnership with Motion Pay to date, which has played an instrumental role in our growth across Canada this past year,” said Souheil Badran, President of Alipay, Americas. “As our first Canadian partner, Motion Pay has helped us to reach critical mass in acceptance points across Canada. We look forward to continuing our relationship and enabling even more Canadian brands and retailers to connect with the growing number of Chinese consumers seeking items they can’t find at home, and simplifying payments by offering Alipay’s familiar method.”

Alipay is China’s leading online payment provider and the primary means of online and mobile payment for Chinese consumers. Through the partnership, Alipay’s more than 520 million active users in China will be able to use their Alipay Mobile Wallet at point-of- sale with Motion Pay merchants, both in-store and online.

“Chinese consumers are a rapidly-increasing segment for Canadian merchants,” said Eric Paquet, president of Motion Pay Technology Inc. “We continue to drive Alipay’s Canadian market adoption in every major Canadian city from Halifax to Vancouver. Many Canadian merchants can already attest to Alipay helping their business expand Chinese commercial, tourism and trade opportunities.”

Marco Pasteris, VP of Business Development of the Birks Group Inc., compliments the Alipay-Motion Pay payment solution, “Thanks to Motion Pay, we are one of the first merchants to accept Alipay in Canada. Our payment solution from Alipay and Motion Pay offers data security, stability and efficiency on transactions.”

Nathan Xu, co-founder of Baby enRoute, sees great growth potential providing this payment service. “We received so many benefits from accepting Alipay in our store. It helps us to provide a fast checkout service to our customers and allows us to maintain our existing payment process. Through Alipay’s ‘Discover’ function we can offer marketing promotions that attract more Chinese customers who come to our store willing to spend because of the simplicity and familiarity of Alipay.”

About Alipay

Operated by Ant Financial Services Group, Alipay is the world’s largest mobile and online payment platform. Launched in 2004, Alipay currently has over 520 million active Chinese users and over 200 financial institution partners in China. Alipay has evolved from a digital wallet to a lifestyle enabler. Users can hail a taxi, book a hotel, buy movie tickets, pay utility bills, make appointments with doctors, or purchase wealth management products directly from within the app. In addition to online payments, Alipay is expanding to in-store offline payments both inside and outside of China. Over 40 million brick-and- mortar merchants now accept Alipay across China. Alipay’s in-store payment service covers more than 38 countries and regions across the world, and tax reimbursement via Alipay is supported in 24 countries and regions. Alipay works with over 250 overseas financial institutions and payment solution providers to enable cross-border payments for Chinese travelling overseas and overseas customers who purchase products from Chinese e-commerce sites. Alipay currently supports 27 currencies. Follow us on Twitter @antfinancial and @alipay.

About Motion Pay Technology Inc.

Motion Pay is the company that brought Alipay to Canada. Motion Pay is a Canadian Fintech that connects Canadian businesses to Chinese consumers. From modest corner stores to renowned luxury brands, Motion Pay empowers a wide variety of businesses to access the
massive Chinese consumer market with a full suite of the most convenient and secured on-line and in-store mobile payment products. For more information please visit www.motionpay.ca or call at (613) 319-6686.

Photo (from left to right): Motion Pay’s Eric Paquet (President & COO), Riven Zhang (Co-Founder & CEO), and Shen Shen (Co-Founder & CTO)


Eric Paquet, President and Chief Operating Officer

Motion Pay Technology Inc.




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