TD Bank bans credit card purchases of cryptocurrencies, following major banks around the world. #NEWS
Indian software firm and Canadian research institute have partnered to promote Blockchain research and application across India. #NEWS
India’s tech industry is working with Canada’s Blockchain Research Institute to integrate blockchain into Indian businesses and government.
Government-backed researchers in Canada are planning to unite with India’s technology industry association NASSCOM to research blockchain. Together, the two hope to create an global epicentre for studying the implications and applications of the innovative tech leading to increased “high-end technology capabilities.” Blockchain: Beyond Cryptocurrency The teaming up of Canada’s Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) and […]
Cryptocurrency mining is more competitive than ever. With enormous rig constructions consuming more energy than many of the nations of the world dominating the once cottage industry, cutting every possible cost is vital. For this reason, miners like cool climates where electricity is cheap. Endless rows of components brute forcing numerical combinations to release cryptocurrency […]
The Canadian Securities Exchange announces Ethereum-based Security Token Offerings (STOs), positioned as a “fully-regulated” alternative to ICO funding. #NEWS
Harvest Portfolios has received approval to issue Canada’s first ever Blockchain-based Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). #NEWS
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said his country isn’t planning on making changes to existing tax code to deal with cryptocurrencies. Rather, the main focus will continue to be on “making sure that we understand what’s going on underneath that market, to make sure that we aren’t introducing […]
The World Economic Forum is working with the Canadian and Dutch governments to pilot a digital identity project that focuses in part on blockchain.
This week the well known Canadian digital asset exchange, Coinsquare announced its plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO) hoping to raise $150 million CAD ($120Mn USD). Coinsquare hopes the funding will help the platform be a direct competitor with cryptocurrency brokerage services like Coinbase and other U.S. based exchanges. Also read: Russia Finalizes Federal Law […]
A Canadian peer-to-peer Bitcoin exchange has fallen victim to a failed heist attempt. The incident occurred at Canadian Bitcoins, a business located in the Nepean area of the city of Ottawa. According to reports in the Ottawa Sun, three armed suspects gained entry to the Concourse Gate property out of which the company works. Those […]
The governor of the Bank of Canada thinks Bitcoin is nothing more or less than gambling. Stephen Poloz, 62, told CNBC he does not believe in the term cryptocurrencies, arguing that new payment technologies like Bitcoin are definitely “cryptos but not currencies.” He made further statements about how Bitcoin cannot be called either an asset […]
VersaBank, based in Canada, is developing a “blockchain-based digital safety deposit box” as part of an effort to tap the tech for new services.
The National Research Council of Canada is trialing the ethereum blockchain for recording government contracts.
Latest crypto PR stunt: KFC Canada introduces the “Bitcoin Bucket” you can only buy with BTC #NEWS