Canada’s Leading Jewelry Brand Birks Group Now Accepts Bitcoin

Canada’s largest jewelry brand Birks Group will reportedly allow its users to pay for their products with Bitcoin as the company enters into a partnership with BitPay. Canada Sees Continuous Adoption Regardless of the recent declines in the cryptocurrency market, Bitcoin’s widespread adoption continues. In an official press release, Birks Group – Canada’s leading luxury […]

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Crypto Really Is Cool in Israel

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech have taken the stage in Israel. The country’s first dedicated cryptocurrency investment company has launched two funds, expecting to raise $50 million in assets under management. Moreover, an Israeli mining company eyes an public offering in Canada. Bear Market? Whatever… Despite 2018’s declining prices, Israel’s top leadership has long considered issuing a […]

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First Bitcoin-Backed Loan Issued in Canada

The first Bitcoin-backed loan has been issued to a Canadian company allowing cryptocurrency holders to liquify their assets without selling. Bitcoin Loan a ‘Game Changer’ Canadian company Ledn, has purportedly become the first and only local lender to issue Canadian dollar loans using Bitcoin as collateral, according to local media Wealth Professional. Bylls CEO, Francis Pouliot […]

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Parliamentary Elections in Quebec Might Impact Local Bitcoin Mining Operations

The French-Canadian province has quickly become a cryptocurrency mining hotspot due to the naturally cold weather and cheap electricity. However, the industry might be seriously impacted following today’s local parliamentary elections.  An Important Vote In early 2018, the provincial government of Quebec was loaded with demand on behalf of cryptocurrency mining companies from China and […]

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Mike Novogratz Cryptocurrency Merchant Bank Finally Goes Live This Week

Serial investor and Bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz is days away from launching his own merchant bank Galaxy Digital LP, which begins trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange August 1. ‘We Want To Be Globally Traded’ After an eight-month period of haggling with regulators, the cryptocurrency-focussed project will go live under the GLXY ticker, with plans […]

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500,000 in Ontario Own Cryptoassets, New Study Shows

A recent survey of more than 2,500 Ontarians sheds some light on the city’s population overall sentiment towards cryptocurrencies. The Investor Office of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) recently conducted a survey of more than 2,500 participants in order to better understand the city’s overall predisposition towards the field of cryptocurrencies. Measurable Interest The study […]

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Canada Keeping Their Eye on Unauthorized Exchanges

Nikita Blows · April 7, 2018 · 10:30 pm Due to complaints received, the Ontario Securities Commission in Canada is in the process of investigating crypto exchanges in a bid to ensure that they are adhering to the country’s securities laws. The amount of different digital currencies available to trade has increased exponentially since Bitcoin […]

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Canadians Can Now Buy Bitcoin With a Credit Card From an App

Georgi Georgiev · April 4, 2018 · 1:00 am Bitcoin might get a serious kick towards widespread and unobtrusive adoption as a leading Canadian fintech company Mogo launched a new app letting people buy Bitcoin with a credit card. Canadian Can Now Buy Bitcoin from Their Phones Mogo, a Vancouver-based Fintech Company, also claims to […]

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Marathon Launches Massive Bitcoin Mining Operation in Quebec

Adam James · March 12, 2018 · 11:30 am Bitcoin mining operations have officially commenced today at Marathon Patent Group, Inc.’s new mining facility in Quebec, Canada.  Marathon, and a Sprint Marathon Patent Group, Inc. has commenced mining operations in Quebec. According to reports from NASDAQ via Globe Newswire, Marathon had previously announced the purchase […]

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