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This Canadian Exchange Is Leading the Way on Regulation – The Merkle

There’s nothing that sends shock waves through the crypto markets like the prospect of regulation. And there’s also nothing so hard to establish on a global scale. After all, how can you regulate something when you can’t agree on what category it falls into, and when laws vary across jurisdictions and cultures? One Canadian exchange, Coinsquare, is taking an interesting approach that just might prove ...

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This Canadian Bank Is Reaching Out to Blockchain Startups and ICOs

Financial institutions in Canada have largely embraced blockchain technology, with most major banks, including the central Bank of Canada, conducting pilot projects or at least research into the uses of blockchain technology in banking. In fact, the Bank of Canada has gained a reputation for blockchain-friendliness with its experiments with mock digital currencies and payment systems on the Ethereum blockchain. ...

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Canadian Barter Platform Introduces Its Own Cryptocurrency

Canadian online trading and barter platform Bunz Trading Zone is launching its own cryptocurrency, BTZ, local paper The Globe and Mail reports April 9. BTZ  (pronounced “bitz”) is reported to be “the first Canadian cryptocurrency to launch to an already-established community – its own members.” Bunz was launched in 2013 as a private Facebook group by fashion designer Emily Bitze ...

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Canadian LocalBitcoins Volume Is Picking up Quickly – The Merkle

Even though the cryptocurrency markets are reeling right now, overall demand for Bitcoin is not slowing down in the slightest. According to LocalBitcoins, the demand for Bitcoin is spiking in Canada. That in itself is rather interesting, as the country has been pretty silent on the cryptocurrency front these past few years. Canada Shows a Healthy Appetite for Bitcoin Looking ...

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Newegg to Accept Bitcoin Payments from Canadian Customers

Newegg Inc., the online e-commerce site that is rivaling Amazon for sales in technical equipment and electronics, is expanding its payment options to include bitcoin for its customers in Canada. Apparently unfazed by recent price volatility and citing “the increasing mainstream awareness of cryptocurrencies,” Newegg is showing its confidence in the future of the cryptocurrency by extending its current policy ...

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Canadian Homeowner Will Only Take Bitcoin for Condo Sale

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A Toronto man is demanding digital currency for his Ontario property. Former Wall Street businessman Derryn Shrosbree has listed his home for 35 bitcoins- $450,000 in today’s market. He told CBC News that the move was driven by a belief in the technology: “I believe it’s ...

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Subsidiary of Canadian Stock Exchange Operator To Open Crypto Brokerage Service

Canadian stock exchange operator TMX Group announced that its subsidiary, Shorcan DCN, has entered into an agreement with Paycase Financial to launch a cryptocurrency brokerage service, a press release stated March 22. TMX Group is best known as the operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and Paycase Financial is a decentralized financial services provider based out of Toronto. The ...

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Canadian Bitcoin Entrepreneur Slams BCH As ‘Scam’ Duri… | News

Bitcoin (BTC) tech entrepreneur Jonathan Hamel appeared in front of Canada’s House of Commons Standard Committee on Finance yesterday, March 19, and declared: “Pay close attention, other cryptocurrencies are downright scams, like BCash [Bitcoin Cash (BCH)].” Hamel first posted on Twitter about his upcoming testimony during a Parliamentary cryptocurrency discussion, without mentioning BCH: I will appear today before the @OurCommons ...

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Major Canadian Bank Files Patent To Make Credit Scores… | News

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), reportedly the country’s largest bank, filed a patent for a credit score platform using Blockchain technology this past fall, according to the patent application from the US Patent and Trademark Office released March 15. The patent describes a Blockchain-based credit score platform where “credit records are recorded using blocks linked by identification data. The ...

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