Browsing the "Canada" Tag

Now There’s a Canadian Dollar-Pegged Stablecoin on the Way

| Yogita Khatri

Toronto-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare is launching a stablecoin pegged 1:1 to the Canadian dollar.

Canadian Court Rules Drug Dealer Must Hand Over $1.4 Million in Bitcoin

| Yogita Khatri

A Toronto judge has ruled that a 30-year old drug dealer must forfeit 281.41 bitcoins used in illegal activities on the dark web.

Police Freeze Accounts, Seize Luxury Cars in Probe of ICO Promoter Vanbex

| Marc Hochstein

Canadian police have frozen assets of the founders of Vanbex, as part of a fraud probe into the firm's $22 million ICO.

Canadian Municipality Set to Accept Bitcoin for Property Tax Payments

| Yogita Khatri

The Town of Innisfil, Ontario, will accept bitcoin for property tax payments from next month in a one-year trial project.

From Law to Lawlessness: Bits of the Untold QuadrigaCX Story

| Christine Duhaime

QuadrigaCX was once a well-run exchange but changed course overnight, writes a lawyer who represented the firm early on.

Canada Proposes Regulatory Framework for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

| Yogita Khatri

Canadian financial regulatory authorities have called for public comment on rules for cryptocurrency exchanges in the country.

Bitfury Integration to Bring Bitcoin Lightning Payments to More Merchants

| Yogita Khatri

The Bitfury Group has partnered with business payments processor HadePay to bring lightning network-based bitcoin payments to merchants.

QuadrigaCX Has Sent All Its Bitcoin and Ether to ‘Big Four’ Auditor EY

| Anna Baydakova

QuadrigaCX's "hot" wallets for bitcoin and ether have been nearly emptied, with the funds now held by court-appointed monitor EY.

Pharma Giant Tests IBM Blockchain in Bid to Improve Clinical Trials

| Yogita Khatri

Pharma giant Boehringer Ingelheim is set to trial IBM blockchain in Canada to raise the quality of processes and records in clinical trials.

Canadian Watchdog Says It Doesn’t Regulate QuadrigaCX Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

British Columbia's securities watchdog has said that it has no remit to regulate troubled crypto exchange QuadrigaCX.