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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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Canadian Blockchain Expert Alex Tapscott and NextBlock Global Limited to Pay $1M for Misleading Investors

About Richard KasteleinFounder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), a partner at ICO services collective Token.Agency ($750m+ and 90+ ICOs and STOs), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the

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Canadian Bitcoin Miner Turns a Corner, Bolsters Local Economies

By CCN: Canada continues to grow its reputation as a friendly destination for bitcoin mining, which has been of particular benefit to the country’s provinces.Canada is attractive because of its energy cost efficiencies, which at least one crypto mining operation is taking advantage of.Emiliano Grodzki, founder and chief strategy officer

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Major Canadian Banks Choose Blockchain Solution for Identity Verification

SecureKey Technologies, the company behind the blockchain-powered Verified.Me identity verification system is now available for consumers of a number of major Canadian Banks including CIBC, Desjardins, RBC, Scotiabank and TD – with BMO Bank of Montreal and National Bank of Canada to launch soon and un Life Financial Inc. has

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Five Canadian Banks Employ SecureKey Blockchain System to Identify Users

Five Canadian banks will be employing a blockchain-based user identification system developed by tech startup SecureKey Technologies, Bloomberg reports on May 1.Per the report, the Verified.Me digital identity system is now available to clients of the Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto-Dominion Bank, Bank of Nova Scotia, Canadian Imperial Bank

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Canadian Regulator Introduces New Rules for Crypto Mining

Régie de l’énergie, the energy regulator of the Canadian province of Quebec, has released new rules for cryptocurrency miners. The development was announced by major Canadian electricity provider Hydro-Quebec on April 29.Under the new regulations, the Régie de l’énergie has ordered power producer Hydro-Quebec to allocate 300 megawatts (MW)

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Ledger Provides Secure Wallet Management Solution to Regulated Canadian Crypto Exchange

French hardware wallet producer Ledger is set to provide its secure crypto infrastructure solution to regulated Canadian crypto exchange National Digital Asset Exchange (NDAX), according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on April 29.NDAX — which offers crypto asset trading services for both retail and institutional clients —

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Canadian Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Officially Declared Bankrupt

Canada's major cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX has been officially declared bankrupt, local media outlet CBC reported on April 8.Quadriga’s bankruptcy was reportedly approved today by Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Michael Wood, and follows the court monitor Ernst & Young’s (EY) recommendation that it should be declared bankrupt earlier this

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