The Canadian Press/Nathan Denette
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Fintech leaders say federal parties’ promises aren’t enough to help Canada compete

MONTREAL — After years of consultations between government and industry on open banking, the fintech sector scored a major win when both the Liberals and the Conservatives included a promise to implement the system if they form government after Monday’s election.

That could clear the way for startups to compete with banks on new tech-enabled services. But some leaders in the industry say the proposals still don’t go far enough.

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