Bitcoin adoption is growing dramatically in Canada, but the rate of cryptocurrency fraud is also increasing at a worrying speed. Between 2017 to 2020, digital currency-related fraud in Canada rose by about 400%, as per the report by RCMP.
Canada has recognized cryptocurrency handling companies such as exchanges and payment service providers, as legitimate ‘Money Services Businesses (MSB)’, as the money laundering and terrorism financing act (PCMLTFA) amendment started acting.
The central bank of Sweden has entered the world's first test of the issuance of their own central bank digital currency (CBDC). This means that the country has become part of those governments (over 15 countries) trying to issue their own CBDC.
Blockchain is one of the technologies that makes it possible today to design digital document management solutions, because, users have the possibility of safeguarding and tracking information or documents of extreme importance.
Leaders from the seven most powerful world economies want to fully explore Bitcoin to its maximum potential. The G7 recently released a report on cryptocurrency investigating the effects of global stable coins. The G7 which includes the US, UK, Germany, Italy, Japan, France, and Canada also has leading hubs for cryptocurrency and blockchain projects.
The CRA - Canada Revenues Agency (Customs and Revenue Agency), a federal authority which administers tax laws, started investigating the impending unknown revenues of QuadrigaCX, a defunct cryptocurrency exchange. On Monday Sept. 16, the Globe and Mail published a report saying that the Trustee on the QuadrigaCX insolvency case has managed to produce the tax returns files for previous earnings of the firm.
It is believed that its innovation that has changed the world so far, and that is why new technological products continue to emerge onto the market with each day that passes. Now, the University of Waterloo, Canada, has successfully conducted an integration of distributed ledger tech (DLT) into energy systems, an initiative which may lead to the extended charging setup for electric vehicles (EVs).
The Office of the Australian Info Commissioner (OAIC) released a statement on Tuesday showing that it has joined other privacy regulators from different parts of the world I’m calling for more info about Facebook’s Libra Network. OAIC and other regulators including United Kingdom Info Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the European Union, the United States, Albania, Canada and Burkina Faso, want to know more about Facebook's information protection framework for its private cryptocurrency dubbed Libra that is expected to be launched in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020.