Tag: canada

  • Crypto

    QuadrigaCX Prompts Regulators to Move: Will Canada Clampdown on Crypto?

    The QuadrigaCX debacle that has gripped the crypto space so far this year has evidently not gone unnoticed by Canadian financial regulators. In a consultation paper, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) appealed for the input of various crypto market...

    Rick D. | March 14, 2019 | 5:30 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Calgary Police Seek Information About Suspects in $145k Bitcoin ATM Scam

    An unnamed Bitcoin ATM provider serving the Canadian market was scammed last year across a number of the nation’s cities. Police are now seeking information regarding four suspects believed to be involved in the fraud. The four men are believed to have taken around US$145,000 from the machines...

    Rick D. | March 12, 2019 | 11:00 pm
  • Crypto

    Court Grants Quadriga Deadline Extension, $145M in Crypto Still in Limbo

    A Halifax court has granted an extension to QuadrigaCX’s creditor protection deadline. The story of the now-defunct crypto exchange that has most gripped the space so far in 2019 is therefore set to continue. According to court documents, QuadrigaCX’s CEO, Gerard Cotten, died with the only knowledge of...

    Rick D. | March 5, 2019 | 11:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Bomb Threats Strike Hong Kong After Debacle In U.S., Canada

    Over the past 72 hours, bomb threats attempting to extort Bitcoin (BTC) from business owners and governmental agencies have taken the world by storm, affecting thousands across Canada, the U.S., and New Zealand. Although the threats have begun to recede from the limelight in the western world, the...

    Nick Chong | December 16, 2018 | 8:06 am
  • NewsBTC BitAccess Canada

    BitPay Implements First Major PoS Solution in Canada

    A Canadian luxury fine jewelry brand is now accepting Bitcoin as a means of payment at eight stores across the country. Birks Group partnered with BitPay to process all Bitcoin transactions made by customers. Canadian Luxury Jewelry Brand Partners With BitPay to Accept Bitcoin Leading the luxury jewelry...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 29, 2018 | 9:00 am
  • cannabis, Wendy McCormick

    “Perfect Use”: Canadian Crypto Startup Puts Marijuana On Blockchain

    Capitalizing on Canada’s formal legalization of marijuana and weed-related products for recreational use, a fintech company situated in the US’ northern neighbor has revealed plans to track cannabis through a blockchain-based solution. “The Perfect Use For Blockchain Technology” On October 17th, Canada became the western world’s first country to...

    Nick Chong | October 18, 2018 | 4:00 pm
  • Industry

    Banks Hate Crypto In Canada: QuadrigaCX Exchange Sees $28M Frozen

    Although Canada is widely regarded as a progressive nation when it comes to the acceptance of promising technologies and sectors, this forward-thinking hasn’t stopped local institutions from doing their utmost best to curb the growth and maturation of the Canadian crypto space via exchanges. QuadrigaCX Runs Into Banking...

    Nick Chong | October 9, 2018 | 7:50 am

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