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 | 1 year ago
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 | 1 year ago
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 | 1 year ago
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 | 1 year ago
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 | 2 years ago
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 | 2 years ago
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 | 2 years ago
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 | 2 years ago
canada
News

Newegg Opening Bitcoin Payments to Canadian Customers

Newegg, North America’s leading technology-focused e-retailer, announced on Wednesday that the company is affording customers in Canada the option of paying for products with...

Adam James | 2 years ago
News

Bitcoin Cash Is ‘Downright Scam’: Bitcoin Educator To...

Canadian Bitcoin tech entrepreneur and educator Jonathan Hamel has told a parliamentary hearing that Bitcoin Cash is a “downright scam.” Hamel: ‘BCash’ Isn’t...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
Quebec
Bitcoin

Marathon Launches Massive Bitcoin Mining Operation in Quebec

Bitcoin mining operations have officially commenced today at Marathon Patent Group, Inc.’s new mining facility in Quebec, Canada.  Marathon, and a Sprint Marathon Patent Group...

Adam James | 2 years ago
Quebec giving cold shoulder to Bitcoin miners
News

Quebec Giving a Cold Shoulder to Many Bitcoin Mining Operators

Operators looking to move their Bitcoin mining business to Quebec may be out of luck as the Canadian province is giving a cold shoulder to many of them. The fact that a number of...

Jeff Francis | 2 years ago

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