About American Express


Company Overview

American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. We make it easier, safer and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need and for merchants to sell their goods and services through innovative payment, travel and expense management solutions.

American Express began in Canada in 1853, with the opening of offices in Toronto and Hamilton. Today it operates as Amex Canada Inc. and Amex Bank of Canada, and employs about 1,600 Canadians.


Career Opportunities

What you choose to do for a living is one of the most meaningful decisions you can make. At American Express, our job is to help you excel at yours. Find out why American Express Canada is such a great place for your future.


Latest News

Check here for news releases about American Express' Canadian businesses, products, services, and other initiatives. 


Corporate Citizenship

Click here for information on The American Express Foundation, which supports charitable and non-profit organizations across Canada.


Lost or Stolen Card


In Toronto: (905) 474-9280
North America: 1 800 668-2639
International (please call collect): (905) 474-9280


Travel Emergency Service


For assistance when you need it most,

Travel Emergency Service at 1-800-678-5523