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First City in Canada to Trial Bitcoin Tax Payments

Canadian citizens in the city of Richmond Hill will soon have the choice to pay their municipal taxes in bitcoin.  In partnership with Coinberry...

Canada Lawmakers Propose a Ban on Cryptocurrency Short Selling

The Canadian Securities Administrators and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) have jointly proposed a framework for cryptocurrency exchanges that would...

Privacy Coins Like Monero Perfect For Buying Cannabis in Canada, Says Expert

Senior market analyst at eToro believes that privacy coin usage in Canada will “almost certainly” increase as the country has officially warned citizens...

First Bitcoin-Backed Loan Issued in Canada

The first Bitcoin-backed loan has been issued to a Canadian company allowing cryptocurrency holders to liquify their assets without selling. Bitcoin Loan a ‘Game...

Canada Delays Regulation of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Companies

The Canadian government has postponed the release of its final regulations for cryptocurrency and blockchain companies. The final published regulations were due this...

Central Bank Crypto Could Bring Economic Gains: Bank of Canada Paper

Central bank-issued cryptocurrency can potentially bring economic welfare gains for Canada and the U.S., according to a central bank researcher. In a working paper published Thursday,...

Bank of Canada: Proof-of-Work Beats Alternative Consensus Systems

Canada’s central bank has championed proof-of-work (PoW) algorithms as part of a new research paper on Blockchain consensus. ‘Irretrievable Sunk Costs’ In its Staff Working...