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Canadian Bitcoin Markets No Comments

This has been an intense week (or more) for the value of bitcoin. The rollarcoaster ride has been going on for a couple of weeks now. Here are a few snapshots of what things have looked like over the past 10 days in the Canadian bitcoin markets and beyond: First There's Bitfinex... The steady rise followed by that big drop. Note the volume spikes. Now let's look at BTC-e... ...


CAVirtex Trouble

CAVirtex: Scam in the Making? No Comments

CAVirtex is Canada’s oldest and most well-known Bitcoin exchange, founded in 2011. For a while, they were the only exchange option available to Canadians, until QuadrigaCX rose to challenge them. Other newcomers such as the Taurus Bitcoin Exchange now offer significantly lower fees, but CAVirtex maintains the largest volume by far. As a result, CAVirtex remains the exchange of choice for thos...



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Another Exchange for Canadian Bitcoin Trading? No Comments

The Canadian regulatory environment is more relaxed currently than our American neighbours so it is a logical extension of any serious Bitcoin exchange to offer Canadian Bitcoin Trading services to crypto-hungry Canadians. Coinbase will be offering Bitcoin trading to Canadian users. Coinbase has been on a steady expansion path moving beyond the US and into Europe with additional Global plans a...


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Charting Canadian Bitcoin Trading – Market Snapshot Comparison No Comments

We have gathered some information about the past week's activity in Bitcoin trading. This has been a hectic week with some shocking new territory having been hit. Take a look at the charts below that cover 10 days worth of activity from two popular USD markets compared to CAVirtex. Here's a snapshot of Bitfinex taken on August 28,2015: Here's a snapshot of BTC-e taken on the same day: ...


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Canadian Bitcoin Markets No Comments

From time to time we will be taking a look at the Canadian Bitcoin (and some altcoin) markets and how they are performing in comparison to others. Aside from the difference in dollar value the Canadian markets for cryptocurrency tend to follow the same trajectory as other International markets but they are not as subject to quick variances like other, larger exchanges. Two of the highest volume...


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Ethereum Trading in Canada Using Canadian Exchanges No Comments

We covered the Ethereum Frontier launch at Decentral in Toronto but that's only where the fun began. Ethereum is one of the most anticipated cryptocurrency projects to launch since the blockchain was invented and there are many eager speculators and developers waiting to see what will happen next. For those who bought Ethereum during the pre-sale these are exciting times. Ether previously purch...


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Ethereum Trading in Canada is Here No Comments

Another addition to the excitement surrounding Ethereum... Ethereum trading is now available! If you have Ether or want to get some Ether you will be happy to learn that Canadians can buy and sell Ethereum at Coinsquare! Following Frontier’s launch, Coinsquare Ltd. (d.b.a. Coinsquare, Coinsquare.io) is pleased to announce that its Ether market is live effective today! “Ethereum is amon...


Buying Bitcoins

How To Buy Bitcoins in Canada and Where To Get Them No Comments

So you're a Canadian who has discovered Bitcoin and now you want to try using them. You've done some research, downloaded a wallet but now what? There are many ways to buy Bitcoins in Canada and it's becoming easier as more companies are finding ways to simplify the process, you just need to know where to look. Exchanges Exchanges are marketplaces where you can buy and sell Bitcoins fo...


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