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Former Canadian PM says Bitcoin can be one of the world’s reserve currencies
Stephen Harper sees Bitcoin alongside gold and the US dollar as a viable global reserve asset.
Bank of Canada raises concerns and risks around digital currencies
Bank of Canada analysts raised concerns over the use of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) as countries around the world weight the use of digital tokens instead of paper-based money.
As Ethereum rips past $300, Canada is getting its own publicly-traded ETH fund
It’s been an explosive past few days for Ethereum.
Atomic Loans raises $2.45m to build a decentralized finance marketplace for Bitcoin
Atomic Loans has been given a boost to develop a decentralized lending protocol for Bitcoin.
RTrade CEO talks Interplanetary File System (IPFS) – potential applications, challenges of good user experience for crypto/web3 devs, ETH 2.0 & ENS Domains
Derrick Foote is a Canadian web 3 entrepreneur dedicated to helping build Web 3 with trust and transparency, giving back data freedom and control online to the users.
Hackathon winner Sheetcoin offers an Ethereum wallet on Google Sheets
The winner of this year’s Ethereum hackathon, Sheetcoin, is a bold project that turned Google Sheets into an Ethereum wallet, enabling users to send ERC20 tokens to any Gmail address directly from their browser.
3iQ expects to launch Bitcoin ETF this quarter after “favorable” ruling from Canada’s top securities regulator
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has ruled to allow crypto fund manager 3iQ to issue a prospectus for its prospective exchange-traded Bitcoin fund, signaling that Canada’s top securities regulator may be about to approve the launch of the nation’s first Bitcoin ETF.
Central bank of Canada considering launch of its own digital currency to enforce KYC and monetary controls
The central bank of Canada is considering launching a sovereign digital currency that would eventually replace cash and combat the “direct threat” cryptocurrencies pose to monetary controls, The Logic reported.
National Bank of Canada, Raiffeisen Bank International participate in global tokenized collateral trial on R3’s Corda
Fintech company Ivno announced that it has successfully completed the world’s first global token trial on R3’s Corda.
QuadrigaCX CEO traded and lost over 21,000 Bitcoin in customer deposits
Ernst & Young revealed that QuadrigaCX, a failed Canadian crypto exchange that lost almost $190 million of its users funds, may have committed fraud.
Genesis Mining allegedly attempts hostile takeover of the board of a publicly traded company
HIVE Blockchain Technologies, a publicly traded crypto mining company in Canada, demanded $50 million from Genesis Mining for alleged breach of contract.
TF Blockchain Opens New Chapters In Portland and Vancouver, Austin Next
TF Blockchain is bringing its blockchain conferences across North America with new chapters in Vancouver (BC), Seattle (WA), Portland (OR), and Austin (TX).
Canadian Court Grants QuadrigaCX 45-Day Extension to Recover Crypto Assets
The Supreme Court of Canada granted QuadrigaCX a 45-day extension to recover cryptocurrency assets that went missing after its founder’s death, keeping the exchange safe from creditor lawsuits while the investigation continues into the loss of $190 million in crypto.
Quadriga’s Cold Wallets “Empty Since April,” Brian Armstrong Suspicious, and Kraken Announces $100,000 for Tips
There is mounting evidence that there is more to the QuadrigaCX incident.
Brian Armstrong Speculates the Death of Quadriga’s CEO Was Used as Cover for Mismanagement
Brian Armstrong, the CEO and co-founder of Coinbase, made a public statement speculating that QuadrigaCX—the exchange that lost $135 million in customer funds—may have used its CEO’s death as cover for earlier mismanagement.
QuadrigaCX Granted Creditor Protection After CEO’s Death Makes $190 Million Inaccessible
Following the sudden death of the 30-year-old founder Gerald Cotten, one of Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges was granted an order for creditor protection in the Nova Scotia Supreme Court while the company looks to recover $190 million in investor funds.
Canada’s First Bitcoin Fund Debuts on NEO Connect, Opens to Accredited Investors
The notion of a Bitcoin ETF may have become retail investors’ lifeline, fixing the spotlight firmly on every move of the ubiquitous financiers of Wall Street.