Mining Firm Bitfury Debuts New ASIC Chip
Bitcoin

Mining Firm Bitfury Debuts New ASIC Chip

Bitfury has announced the release of a new Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) chip, as well as a new generation of its Bitcoin mining hardware. The Bitcoin mining firm...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Sep 20, 2018 | 00:00
Canada’s Ontario Securities Commission Approves Bitcoin Mutual Fund
Bitcoin

Ontario Securities Commission Approves Bitcoin Mutual Fund

While the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission continues to contemplate whether or not to approve a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), Canada has taken the plunge. Canadian...

Eustace Cryptus | Sep 13, 2018 | 18:00
Canadian Ghost Town Gambles on Bitcoin for a New Chance at Life
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Canadian Ghost Town Gambles on Bitcoin for a New Chance at Life

With a population of fewer than 100 people, the small Canadian mill town of Ocean Falls sits dormant in British Colombia. Some think the Bitcoin mining boom could help reverse their...

Kevin O’Brien | Sep 05, 2018 | 03:00
Novogratz Sets Next Target Price for Bitcoin at $40,000
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Mike Novogratz Cryptocurrency Merchant Bank Finally Goes Live This...

Serial investor and Bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz is days away from launching his own merchant bank Galaxy Digital LP, which begins trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange August 1...

Wilma Woo | Jul 30, 2018 | 13:00
Mining

Québec Charging Cryptocurrency Miners Double for Electricity

The Canadian province of Québec has been given permission to charge cryptocurrency miners higher electricity rates than those charged to residential customers. Canada has never been...

Nikita Blows | Jul 18, 2018 | 04:00
MapleChange canada
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Ownership Rising Throughout Canada

Canada has seen an increase in its bitcoin ownership rate from 2.9 percent in 2016 to 5.0 percent in 2017. Usage trends have also shifted, with most Canadians now holding bitcoin...

Stephen Webb | Jul 13, 2018 | 01:00
Altcoin News

500,000 in Ontario Own Cryptoassets, New Study Shows

A recent survey of more than 2,500 Ontarians sheds some light on the province’s population overall sentiment towards cryptocurrencies. The Investor Office of the Ontario Securities...

Georgi Georgiev | Jul 05, 2018 | 02:00
Quebec
News

‘Intense’ Bitmain Lobbying Forcing Smaller Bitcoin Miners...

A month after authorities in Quebec lifted a moratorium on allowing Bitcoin miners, local businesses have begun threatening to leave suspecting unfair policies. ‘Very...

Wilma Woo | Jul 04, 2018 | 10:00
News

Operation Cryptosweep: Cryptocurrency Scammers Beware

A joint force, comprised of regulatory bodies from the U.S. and Canada, has announced that they will be facing cryptocurrency scams head-on and will investigate companies which do not...

Nick Chong | May 22, 2018 | 10:00
Canada
Bitcoin Regulation

Canada Steals Crypto Startup From the U.S. With Less Stringent Laws

CBlocks, a Miami based-based cryptocurrency startup is moving to Canada to avoid regulatory trouble in the United States. The firm has been unable to obtain clear legal guidance...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | May 09, 2018 | 01:00
Canada Keeping Their Eye on Unauthorized Exchanges
Altcoin News

Canada Keeping Their Eye on Unauthorized Exchanges

Due to complaints received, the Ontario Securities Commission in Canada is in the process of investigating crypto exchanges in a bid to ensure that they are adhering to the country’s...

Nikita Blows | Apr 07, 2018 | 22:30
Canada app buy bitcoin mogo
Bitcoin

Canadians Can Now Buy Bitcoin With a Credit Card From an App

Bitcoin might get a serious kick towards widespread and unobtrusive adoption as a leading Canadian fintech company Mogo launched a new app letting people buy Bitcoin with a credit...

Georgi Georgiev | Apr 04, 2018 | 01:00

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