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Hydro-electric power plant that supplies energy to Bitfarms' Cowansville facility (Aoyon Ashraf/CoinDesk)
CEO of Canadian Utility That Proposed Banning New Power to Crypto Miners Exits
Hydro-Québec CEO Sophie Brochu will officially step down in April after three years leading the company.
Hydro-electric power plant that supplies energy to Bitfarms' Cowansville facility (Aoyon Ashraf/CoinDesk)

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Canadian Energy Provider Hydro-Quebec Proposes Stopping Electricity Supply to Blockchain Industry
The utility asked Canada's energy regulator to suspend the allocation of 270 megawatts that had previously been planned for blockchain industry in Quebec.
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Bitcoin Miner Canada Computational Unlimited to Go Public
The company is set to trade on the TSX Venture Exchange in Toronto under the ticker symbol “SATO.”
Quebec flag. (Derek R. Audette/Shutterstock)

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Quebec Weighs Plan to Sell 500 Megawatts to Crypto Miners
Hydro-Quebec has submitted to the Quebec government the main guidance to select crypto companies to work with.
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Quebec's Chief Scientist Denies Dismissing Crypto Concerns
Reports this week erroneously suggested that Quebec's Chief Scientist dismissed concerns about the illicit usage of bitcoin, his office said.
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Quebec Pushes Hydropower Utility to Halt New Bitcoin Mines
Quebec is temporarily suspending new cryptomining operations from setting up facilities in its low-cost power region.
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'Hundreds' of Crypto Miners Said to Be Descending on Quebec
Hydro-Quebec may charge an industry-specific rate to crypto mining farms to deal with overwhelming demand for Quebec's cheap energy resources.
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Quebec Lures Cryptocurrency Miners as China Sours on Industry
Cheap and abundant electricity, cold weather and a stable political climate are making the Canadian province attractive to bitcoin mining operators.
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Canada Court Holds ICO Organizer in Contempt
A Canadian court ruled against the organizer of an ICO after it was alleged that they repeatedly violated orders to cease soliciting investors.
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ICO Ban? Canada's Regulators Are Giving One Token Sale a Big Break
An ICO startup has been accepted into Quebec's regulatory sandbox, demonstrating how regulators there want to accommodate the burgeoning industry.
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