Ever since people began living on Bitcoin, gift cards have been a popular choice. By accepting bitcoins for gift cards from vendors like Tim Hortons and Amazon.ca, CoinCards.ca has been a good measure of the Canadian Bitcoin economy, allowing people who get paid in BTC to access all kinds of goods and services. Recent figures now show that the economy is doing well. CoinCards began accepting or...
The Blockchain Tech (BTL) Group recently made headlines by becoming the first publicly-listed blockchain-related company on the Toronto Stock Exchange, live for trading on its VentureBoard. It is truly a step up for the technology behind Bitcoin in Canada, where the TSX is the premier national exchange, and follows their successful fundraiser of $2 million CAD. The company was founded by brothe...
On October 30th we published an article that was deemed controversial, which covered rumors around CAVirtex. Although numerous shareholders were disgruntled, and some were considering legal action, other community members thought it unfair to only cover one side of the story. The responsible thing to do would have been to reach out to CAVirtex for comments. Joseph David Toth was kind enough to ...
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...