February 11, 2021

COVID-19 has pushed Bank of Canada toward ‘digital loonie’

In a speech today, BoC deputy governor Timothy Lane stated that the COVID-19 pandemic had accelerated the need to digitize cash. Lane stated: “The pandemic may […]
February 3, 2021

Canadian investment firm Accelerate Financial files for Bitcoin ETF

Accelerate Financial Technologies has filed and obtained a receipt for a preliminary prospectus with Canadian securities regulators for the Accelerate Bitcoin ETF (ABTC). Announcing the news […]
January 18, 2021

Former Canadian prime minister names Bitcoin as possible reserve currency

In an interview with investment service Cambridge House’s Jay Martin at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference, Harper stated that the possibility of the U.S. dollar being […]
January 15, 2021

Canada’s first public Bitcoin fund hits $1 billion

Another massive milestone for its public Bitcoin fund has been recorded by Canadian regulated digital asset manager 3iQ. The Bitcoin Fund of 3iQ hit the $1 billion […]
December 29, 2020

Canadian Firm NexTech AR Buys $2M Bitcoin to Diversify Capital

Announced Tuesday, the AR company said it plans on making an initial investment of $2 million in bitcoin and may add more in 2021. According to […]
December 11, 2020

World first Ethereum ETF debuts in Canada

The first Ethereum-based fund in the world to be listed on a major stock exchange launched on Thursday for trading, but not without hiccups. Listed on […]
December 4, 2020

Central bank exec says Canada could launch CBDC sooner than expected

According to a Tuesday interview on the Bank of Canada’s approach to the digital payment systems, Timothy Lane, deputy governor of the Bank of Canada and […]
November 23, 2020

Crypto.com will Launch Visa Cards for Canadians

The Crypto.com has officially announced that Canadian citizens can apply for its Crypto.com Visa Cards which will begin shipping to Canada in January 2021.  The country […]