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Crypto exchanges face ‘tailored’ regulatory regime in Canada

Business 17 July 2019

Crypto exchanges face ‘tailored’ regulatory regime in Canada

The Canadian Securities Administrators’ business plan for 2019-22 includes a focus on developing understanding of blockchain as well as approach to regulation.

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Coinberry negotiates with Richmond Hill for crypto tax payments

Business 16 July 2019

Coinberry negotiates with Richmond Hill for crypto tax payments

Richmond Hill is considering adding digitial currencies as a payment option for property taxes.

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Canadian crypto exchanges must register with FinTRAC by June 2020

Business 11 July 2019

Canadian crypto exchanges must register with FinTRAC by June 2020

The new law will require all crypto exchanges in Canada to verify the identity of any client who transacts more than C$1,000 in crypto.

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QuadrigaCX founder gambled with user funds

Business 20 June 2019

QuadrigaCX founder gambled with user funds

It seems like Gerald Cotten might not have just been a bit irresponsible, he might have straight up stole from his customers.

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Canada cannabis blockchain pilot hailed ‘future of medical cannabis’

Tech 19 June 2019

Canada cannabis blockchain pilot hailed ‘future of medical cannabis’

The blockchain pilot is being trialed by Shoppers Drug Mart, part of a chain of around 1,300 pharmacies across Canada.

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Canadian university to issue blockchain-based diplomas to 4,800 students

Tech 14 June 2019

Canadian university to issue blockchain-based diplomas to 4,800 students

The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology becomes the first Canadian university to issue education credentials on the blockchain.

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UBC adds blockchain program for masters and PhD students

Tech 12 June 2019

UBC adds blockchain program for masters and PhD students

The University of British Columbia is looking to diversify higher education, and the approach to blockchain technology, with a new program.

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Vancouver mulls ban on Bitcoin ATMs over money laundering fears

Business 6 June 2019

Vancouver mulls ban on Bitcoin ATMs over money laundering fears

According to law enforcement in Vancouver, a ban would bring an end to a reported surge in criminal use of the crypto ATMs.

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Toronto: Big visions and practical solutions

Editorial 29 May 2019

Toronto: Big visions and practical solutions

The CoinGeek Toronto conference promises vigorous debate on issues and opportunities for BSV. For some early impressions, Charles Miller has been sampling opinions, which he sees as ranging from the visionary to the practical.

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Kraken up in arms over proposed crypto regulation in Canada

Business 17 May 2019

Kraken up in arms over proposed crypto regulation in Canada

Crypto exchange Kraken has submitted a comprehensive response to the proposed security law framework for cryptocurrencies in Canada.

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Bitfarms crypto mining reviving the economy of small Canadian towns

Business 14 May 2019

Bitfarms crypto mining reviving the economy of small Canadian towns

Bitfarms is trying to write a new narrative about mining firms, and reviving the economy of some towns while at it.

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Canada-listed Hut 8 crypto mining firm suffers $136M in losses

Business 9 May 2019

Canada-listed Hut 8 crypto mining firm suffers $136M in losses

Hut 8 has been forced to rethink its priorities as a result of the losses, with swinging cutbacks needed to manage cash flow throughout the reporting period.

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