First Nations Bank of Canada Selects Everlink as their Preferred Switching Services Provider

Posted on January 21, 2011 · Posted in Press Release

MARKHAM, Ontario, January 21st, 2011 – Everlink, a leading provider of Integrated Payment Solutions and Services in the Canadian marketplace, is pleased to announce that First Nations Bank of Canada has selected Everlink as their service provider to process transactions.

Effective December 24th, 2010, First Nations Bank of Canada joins financial institutions across Canada trusting their transaction processing to Everlink. This new multi-year agreement allows Everlink to provide a growing number of industry-leading products and services to a strong financial institution.

“It is very significant to have a client like First Nations Bank of Canada join the Everlink family,” said Mark Ripplinger, President of Everlink. “We are proud of the opportunity to do business with such an innovative and entrepreneurial organization.”

“First Nations Bank of Canada is a leader in providing financial services to Aboriginal Communities across Canada,” said Keith Martell, CEO of First Nations Bank of Canada. “Selecting dependable service providers like Everlink gives us comfort that the needs of our customers will be met.”

About Everlink
Everlink Payment Services Inc. based in Markham, ON, is a joint-venture company owned by FIS and Celero Solutions, and is fully compliant and EMV certified with the Interac, MasterCard and Visa associations. Everlink is a recognized leader in the dependable secure delivery of Electronic Transaction Processing services, EMV Chip, Managed ATM Services and Integrated Payment Solutions in the Canadian financial services marketplace. Everlink is the first in Canada to instantly issue a fully personalized, Interac and MasterCard certified EMV Chip card.

About First Nations Bank of Canada
First Nations Bank of Canada is a Canadian chartered bank primarily focused on providing financial services to the Aboriginal marketplace in Canada. First Nations Bank of Canada is over 80% Aboriginal owned and controlled. The Bank offers Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people, corporations and governments a full range of personal and business banking services including loans, mortgages, investments (registered and non-registered), transaction accounts and cash management.

To learn more about First Nations Bank of Canada, please visit

To learn more about the Everlink suite of integrated payment solutions, please contact one of our Business Development or Channel Sales & Marketing team members at 1-866-388-0076 or view our contact page.

For additional information on any other issues, please contact Paul Mighton, Vice President, Channel Sales & Marketing at or (416) 659-2039