Evolve Funds Files for Crypto ETF in Canada

The ETF would give investors indirect exposure to certain cryptocurrencies.

News  ·  18 August 2021

Bitfarms’ Bitcoin Production Rose 47.5% in July

Bitfarms mined 391 bitcoin in July, its best monthly output on record.

News  ·  6 August 2021

Canada CBDC ‘Probably Necessary’ for Competition, Central Bank Says in Paper

The authors argue a central bank digital currency will likely be positive for Canadians, breaking monopolies in big tech and traditional finance.

News  ·  21 July 2021

Why Crypto Miners Are Expanding Beyond Quebec

Two large bitcoin miners are growing beyond Quebec because of restrictions on the use of power to run their operations.

Features  ·  12 July 2021

Tetra Trust Receives Nod to Become Regulated Crypto Custodian in Canada

The company was certified by the Alberta government to become the country’s first regulated custodian for crypto assets.

News  ·  8 July 2021

A Reckoning for Binance and Other ‘Global’ Exchanges

The biggest crypto exchanges have grown by working around national regulators. Regulators are starting to take notice.

Policy & regulation  ·  28 June 2021

Binance Pulls Out of Ontario Following Actions Against Other Crypto Exchanges

"Binance can no longer continue to service Ontario-based users," the exchange said Friday.

News  ·  27 June 2021

3iQ’s Bitcoin ETF Rises on First Day of Trading on Nasdaq Dubai

The ETF, trading under the ticker symbol “QBTC,” is the first cryptocurrency fund to go public in the Middle East.

News  ·  23 June 2021

Bybit Becomes Latest Crypto Platform to Be Targeted by Canadian Securities Regulator

The action against Bybit follows a similar one the OSC took against KuCoin trading platforms earlier this month.

News  ·  21 June 2021

Hut 8 Mining’s Shares to Be Listed on Nasdaq

Hut 8 will also retain its listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Markets  ·  10 June 2021

Ontario Regulator Takes Action Against KuCoin Trading Platforms for Violating Securities Law

The Ontario Securities Commission said the trading platform has failed to register.

News  ·  8 June 2021

Listed Canadian Firm Hello Pal Buys Dogecoin, Litecoin Mining Startup for $3.5M

The company says it's the first listed company to have a dogecoin mining arm.

Business  ·  27 May 2021

Crypto Lending Firm Ledn Raises $30M From Alan Howard, Coinbase and More

Kingsway Capital, Coinbase Ventures, Susquehanna and other investors also participated in the Series A round.

Business  ·  26 May 2021

Canadian Bitcoin ETF Provider Went on High Alert as Crypto Crash Halted Futures Trading

Horizons ETFs Canada had to “put in place all the business continuity plans,” its CEO said.

News  ·  21 May 2021

Bitcoin Miner Argo Blockchain Purchases Hydro-Powered Data Centers in Canada

The two facilities are powered almost entirely by hydroelectricity, the firm said.

Business  ·  13 May 2021