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Bybit, KuCoin each fined more than C$2 million in Canada for securities compliance failures
Ontario's market regulator has fined Bybit and KuCoin for operating unregistered trading platforms in the state.
Canadian leadership debate reveals massive Bitcoin ignorance among candidates
Political hopefuls of the Conservative Party of Canada mostly demonstrate a lack of understanding of Bitcoin and the nuances of crypto.
Crypto research by Bank of Canada confirmed what we knew all along
The results of two separate studies, on awareness and ownership, and a quantum computing simulation, show a mixed bag of results.
Was Netflix’s “Trust No One: The Hunt For The Crypto King” a propaganda play?
The Netflix documentary brings cryptocurrency to the masses, albeit from a less than flatterring set of circumstances.
Coinbase introduces new rules for crypto transactions in some countries
Due to legal requirements, Coinbase will ask for additional information before issuing crypto transactions to Canada, Japan and Singapore.
Canadian authorities struggling to seize Freedom Convoy crypto donations
Canadian authorities have only managed to freeze 30% of the roughly $1 million in crypto donations made to the Freedom Convoy as of March 18th.
Here’s why Binance preparing to leave the Canadian province of Ontario
Binance's users from Ontario have been receiving mixed signals from the exchange platform since mid-2021. Yesterday, Binance finally made up its mind and announced its departure from the Ontario market as well as it'll provide fee waivers and reimbursements.
European crypto investment products recorded outflows totalling $59 million last week
While the European investment products saw outflows last week, the Americas, notably Canada and Brazil, recorded inflows.
Canada’s “frozen” Bitcoin on the move despite draconian measures
Available data shows that the protesters frozen Bitcoin ended up in crypto exchanges like Coinbase and Crypto.com.
Crypto wallet tells court it will ‘be there to serve’ when the Canadian dollar ‘becomes worthless’
Crypto wallet provider Nunchuk tweeted that it had been ordered to release information and freeze assets but cannot comply with the court order as it is unable to do so "by design."
Is Canada planning to make the financial surveillance act permanent?
Canadians have been withdrawing their funds from traditional banks due to the financial surveillance regulations.
Canadian Police to block cryptocurrency transactions amid truckers protest
In an attempt to block funding of the Freedom Convoy protest in Canada, the Canadian police RCMP have sent letters to crypto exchanges effectively ordering them to stop donations to the protesters.
Canadian protestors respond to emergency crypto measures with the Freedom Convoy Token
Canadian authorities close the net on protestors with sweeping powers to restrict financial transactions.
Canada expands AML rules to include crypto amid ‘Freedom Convoy’ protests
The Canadian government has invoked the Emergencies Act to expands its anti-money laundering and terrorist financing rules to cover cryptocurrencies and crowdfuding as a counter measure against the "Freedom Convoy" protests.
Accounting giant KPMG adds Bitcoin and Ether to its balance sheet
KPMG in Canada adds both bitcoin and ether to its corporate treasury. The crypto asset allocation is a first-of-its-kind investment for the accounting and advisory company.
GoFundMe’s wretched treatment of Canadian truckers was the best advert for Bitcoin
Censorship resistant Bitcoin steps in where GoFundMe falls apart, demonstrating its utility in times of crisis.
WonderFi Technologies all set to acquire Canadian crypto platform Bitbuy in a $162 million deal
The acquisition is expected to close during the first half of 2022
The first regulator in the MENA region greenlights Binance, as the crypto exchange registers in Canada
Binance announces registration in Canada, as well as being greenlighted in the Kingdom of Bahrain, while Turkish authorities issue a hefty fine for the crypto exchange’s local unit over failing to comply with the country’s new regulations.