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Vancouver’s University of British Columbia Launches Canada’s First Graduate Blockchain Training Programmes

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is launching Canada’s first blockchain and distributed ledger technology training path for graduate students.“As the country’s first graduate blockchain learning path, the initiative is transformative to the blockchain sector in Canada and beyond,” said Victoria Lemieux, UBC iSchool associate professor and [email protected] cluster lead. “The initiative will allow students to develop

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Canada’s TruTrace Blockchain Technologies Joins the Flowr Project for Validation of Medical Cannabis at Shoppers Drug Mart

Canadian Blockchain company TruTrace Technologies has teamed up with The Flowr Corporation and joined the Shoppers Drug Mart medical cannabis verification pilot program which was announced last month at the World Cannabis Congress. The Pilot Program is intended to increase transparency, interoperability and product identification within the medical cannabis industry.

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Canada’s University of British Columbia To Launch First Blockchain Graduate Course

The University of British Columbia (UBC) announced that it is launching Canada’s first blockchain course for graduate students in January next year. The blockchain and distributed ledger technology training path for graduate students aims to build capacity for existing master’s and PhD students in this area and help scale Canada’s blockchain industry, UBC

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$150 Million Scandal of Canada’s Biggest Crypto Exchange Sees New Twist in Dead CEO’s 2014 Interview

The recent scandal of QuadrigaCX in which Canada’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange lost $150 million worth of crypto shocked the financial space.It deteriorated the public image of the cryptocurrency sector overnight as analysts condemned the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars following the alleged death of CEO Gerald Cotten who

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Lawyers May Sell Canada’s Biggest Bitcoin Exchange QuadrigaCX to Compensate Crypto Victims

Photo: UnsplashThe name one of Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges QuadrigaCX was being mentioned rather actively in headlines last month when it was revealed that its 30-year-old CEO Gerald Cotten had suddenly died.As a result, a significant amount of cryptocurrency (roughly $150 million or $180 million Canadian) became inaccessible. To put

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Canada’s Crypto Market in Trouble, QuadrigaCX Fiasco and Coinsquare Staff Layoff

It has become abundantly apparent that the Bitcoin crash-induced crypto winter hasn’t managed to seduce bears. The crash in the broader cryptocurrency market, which sent investors running en-masse, has resulted in a number of layoffs at this (not so) budding sector’s most preeminent firms.Coinsquare, a leading exchange headquartered just north

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$190 Million in Crypto Possibly Lost at Canada’s QuadrigaCX Bitcoin (BTC) Exchange

One of Canada’s biggest Bitcoin (BTC) exchange – QuadrigaCX – has possibly lost $190 Million in cryptocurrencies after its founder and CEO died suddenly last December in India due to Crohn’s disease. The death of its CEO , Gerald Cotten, was announced by the exchange early January this year. To

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Canada’s DMG Blockchain Puts 85 Megawatt Crypto Mining Facility Into Operation

Canadian blockchain and cryptocurrency company DMG Blockchain Solutions Inc. has energized its new crypto mining facility, according to an announcement published Nov. 8. DMG states that the facility will start at 60 megawatts, and can expand its capacity up to 85 megawatts.DMG Blockchain Solutions initially revealed its plans to launch

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Canada’s Biggest Crypto Exchange Moves to Europe, With Ripple-to-Fiat Support

Coinsquare, a little-known Canadian crypto exchange, is entering the European market to help businesses in the flowering industry with fiat pairs, including Ripple-to-fiat.Europe Meets CoinsquareTo be frank, the cryptocurrency market hasn’t had the best start to 2018, with the collective value of all crypto assets declining by a staggering 75%.

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Canada’s DMG Blockchain Starts Installing 85 MW Substation for Crypto Mining Expansion

Canada-based DMG Blockchain Solutions has launched the installation of an 85-megawatt substation for crypto mining expansion, according to an official statement July 26. The DMG crypto mining operation will be implemented on an industrial scale with direct support from the local government and electricity providers.DMG Blockchain Solutions is a multi-sector

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