Articles of Canada

Canada: Retail CBDC has plans, release time has not yet come

On February 25, Timothy Lane, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, delivered a speech entitled "Money and Payments in the Digital Age" at the "Fintech RDV2020" conference held by the Montreal CFA Association. The Bank of Canada website also published " The report of the "Bank of Korea Digital Currency Contingency Plan" shows that […]

Canada: Blockchain technology is at the core of the government's new policy, with 51% of companies investing

According to recent reports from foreign media, blockchain technology innovation and experimentation have become the core of a series of major new governments that will be enforced by the Canadian government. Image source: pixabay Canada's new "Policy on Service and Digital" outlines the future direction of government services, with blockchain technology and artificial intelligence being […]

Canadian Securities Authority incorporates DLT and cryptographic assets in its 2019-2020 business plan

The Canadian Securities Authority (CSA) is committed to understanding and managing Distributed Bookkeeping Technology (DLT) and its related components. Canadian securities regulators included part of the DLT and cryptographic assets in their 2019-2022 business plan released on July 13. CSA's 2018-2022 business plan was approved on May 28th and represents CSA's efforts to set priorities […]

Innisfil becomes the first city in North America to accept bitcoin municipal taxation

Ohio should be the first city in the world to accept corporate tax on cryptocurrencies, and today a small town in Canada has become the first city in North America to allow its citizens to pay their personal income tax using bitcoin. Innisfil (population 36,500), a 45-minute drive north of Toronto, recently approved an initiative […]