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Canada: Bitcoin (BTC) Fund 3iQ Scores Listing on Toronto Stock Exchange

Canadian digital assets investment firm 3iQ has announced the listing of its Bitcoin Fund on the Toronto Stock Exchange following the completion of its initial public offering. 3iQ Bitcoin Fund Finally Completes IPO According to a press release on Thursday (April 9, 2020), 3iQ merged with 3iQ Bitcoin Trust, with the Bitcoin

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Canada Tightens Crypto Regulations Alongside AML/CTF Overhaul

The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Canada (FINTRAC) has announced it will soon implement new anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financing (CTF) regulations. The laws including updated guidelines for virtual currencies.In a departmental report published on March 10, FINTRAC emphasizes that the establishment of “an enhanced AML/[CTF]

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Central Bankers From Canada, Netherlands, Ukraine Call Blockchain Unnecessary for Digital Fiat

KYIV, UKRAINE — Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) have been a hot topic in blockchain circles recently, but central banks are lukewarm about blockchains. Representatives of a number of the world’s central banks discussed their CBDC projects last week in Kyiv, Ukraine. The one-day conference was arranged by the National Bank

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Walmart Canada Rolls Out Blockchain-Based Freight and Payment System

Walmart Canada — the retail giant’s Canadian branch — has rolled out an automated blockchain-based network for freight tracking and payments management, according to a Nov. 14 press release.The new system, which was developed in collaboration with blockchain company DLT Labs,  is designed to improve freight and payment processing,

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