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Canadian Startup Partners with Authorities to Launch Tax Payments in Bitcoin

According to a press release dated July 15, 2019, the city of Richmond Hill, Canada, is rolling out a project that allows residents to pay property taxes with bitcoin (BTC) through crypto startup, Coinberry. Pay Property Tax with Bitcoin Canadian digital currency platform, Coinberry, has opened negotiations with the city of Richmond

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Canadian Securities Regulators Include DLT in 2019–2020 Business Plan

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) are focusing on understanding and regulating distributed ledger technology (DLT) and its related components. The Canadian securities regulatory agency included a section on DLT and crypto assets in its Business Plan 2019–2022 that was published on July 13. The CSA’s business plan for 2018–2022 was

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Canadian Startup Wants to Upgrade Millions of ATMs to Sell Bitcoin

Canadian exchange Coinsquare has acquired software allowing traditional ATMs to sell cryptocurrency such as bitcoin (BTC), according to a press release on July 3.Coinsquare announced a controlling investment in Just Cash, a United States-based fintech startup that has developed a software that allows users to purchase crypto directly through

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Canadian Blockchain Company Signs Contract with Seoul Ministry of Transportation

Canadian tech firm Graph Blockchain Inc. has partnered with the Ministry of Transportation in Seoul, South Korea, to run a pilot program for blockchain-based traffic data storage, according to a news release on June 24.Graph Blockchain reportedly signed a contract for around $55,000 CAD, or approximately $41,695 at press

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Canadian Pharmacy to Track Cannabis via Blockchain in New Pilot Program

Canadian pharmacy chain Shoppers Drug Mart has partnered with blockchain company TruTrace Technologies Inc. to launch a pilot program for cannabis supply chain tracking via blockchain, according to a report by Bloomberg on June 17.According to the report, this blockchain tracking system will be used to identify and track

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Canadian University to Issue Blockchain-Based Diplomas to Class of 2019

A Canadian tech institute will issue blockchain-based diplomas to its next graduating class, according to an official press release on June 13.The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) has partnered with blockchain marketplace ODEM (On-Demand Education Marketplace) to provide blockchain-based copies of student diplomas for SAIT’s graduating class of

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Canadian University Offers Graduate Training in Blockchain Tech

Canadian-based University of British Columbia (UBC) has announced a blockchain and distributed ledger technology training program for master’s and PhD students. UBC announced the development in a press release on June 11.The training path is reportedly designed to build competency around blockchain tech, and is focused on its application

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Kraken Turns Tables on Canadian Regulators in Nine-Page Rebuttal

By CCN: Kraken is not pleased with the way Canadian regulators propose to go about governing crypto trading platforms.In a sternly written paper to the Canadian Securities Administrators and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, the crypto exchange explained its gripes. The two regulatory bodies have proposed a security

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