Information Security: a two-way road paved with trust

The digital network of relationships is one of the cornerstones of our time. Given the ever-evolving pace of technology and information security most of the day-to-day interactions are permeated with virtual activities that are somehow so natural it makes us wonder that this particular social phenomenon can already be considered…

Canada’s Bitcoin Fund Obtains Mutual Fund Status

  The “first and only” regulated Bitcoin fund, First Block Capital Inc. can now accept accounts of accredited investor RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) and TFSA (Tax-Free Savings Account).  Canada’s Bitcoin Fund is permitting investors to place their units into self-directed registered accounts, offering consistent tax benefits for saving purposes…

Bitcoin Price Analysis (as of September 3rd)

  The past days were a good opportunity for skeptics to consider that the current Bitcoin price rise as a “new found bull momentum”, the cryptocurrency is up with 9% compared to the last week and more than 2% in the past 24 hours (at the time of writing this…

Seeking the opportunity: Cryptocurrency Regulation Postponed

  The Canadian government has recently postponed once again, releasing the final cryptocurrency regulation as well as Blockchain-based companies, stating that no further update will be released to the public before the end of 2019. This decision is mainly based on the actual political context as the government is currently…

Five busted cryptocurrency myths

  In the past year, crypto market grew with more than $600 billion. Even if are not palpable and only exist in your computer, they are used to pay for real things. There are no reasons to remain hesitant when it comes to invest in digital coins the only thing…

Crypto Wallets and How to Guarantee Their Safety

  If you are fascinated but new to the cryptocurrency world, you must learn about an important aspect, significantly more important than your exchanging abilities, and that is what we call crypto wallets safety! All the important cryptos can be held in digital cloud wallets or kept on your computer or any…

Bitcoin and Ethereum Investor Story

  In our inaugural Vlog, we take a look at why Vaughan, Ontario Marketing Consultant, Stefania Sigurdson Forbes invested in BitCoin and Ethereum with BitCanuck. As she understood the medium more and more, she began to see the advantages.

How Blockchain is Transforming Canada

  One of the biggest questions we get a BitCanuck, is getting a clearer understanding of Blockchain, and how it can be applied in a variety of contexts. What is Blockchain?  Blockchain, at the end of the day, is a list of records. From a business perspective, with most of the organizations building their…

Gnosis Cryptocurrency Essentials

  Built off of Ethereum as a decentralized application, Gnosis is a prediction market platform as well as a multisig wallet and a Dutch exchange. The prediction market platform basically uses ‘wisdom of the crowd’ to help predict various scenarios. This has proven useful in gathering information on everything from…

Augur Cryptocurrency Essentials

  Based on the Ethereum network, Augur is a decentralized prediction market. Using the ‘wisdom of crowds’ they essentially create a search engine for the future. It runs on its own token, REP, which people use to buy positive or negative shares in relation to a specific question created by…

How a Nova Scotia Woman Joined Her Family by using Bitcoin

  Wondering why Halifax, Nova Scotia native, Lauren McDonald* decided to invest in cryptocurrency. Without being a “crypto expert”, Lauren was able to work with BitCanuck Customer Support to learn about how it works and make her investment securely. In our new regular feature, “investor stories”, we look into Lauren’s…

The Time is Now to Purchase Bitcoin

  If you’re wondering when is a good time to purchase Bitcoin, the answer is now. Pantera Capital Management founder and CEO Dan Morehead believes the cryptocurrency may have reached its low for this year giving potential investors a great opportunity to opt in. And he isn’t the only one.…

A Field Guide to Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies have been increasing in interest for investors since the creation of the first, Bitcoin, in 2009. There is still some that don’t believe cryptocurrencies are here to stay, but with close to a thousand in existence today, the number of believers is growing. When investing in cryptocurrencies it’s always…

3 Reasons Why Travelers are Embracing Cryptocurrencies

Our world is getting smaller and smaller every day, and Cryptocurrencies are part of it. One group embracing cryptocurrencies are global travelers. The extent of travel ranges. It could be “digital nomads”, people who use telecommunications technologies to earn a living more generally, conduct their life in a nomadic manner.…

3 Reasons Why Canadian Baby Boomers are Investing in Cryptocurrencies

  While the Millennials have certainly been the first to embrace the rise of cryptocurrencies, this year, Baby boomers are becoming investors. It is only natural to accrue more wealth as we age, so the Boomers have more of it, and are looking for places to invest. Based on our…

Canada's Cryptocurrency Entrepreneurs

Canada has lived in the technology shadow of America, but that’s changing quickly. A new wave of Canadian founders are building companies in the Cryptocurrency domain, not just out of Canada, but all over the world. Right when countries around the world seem to be shutting their borders, and intolerance is…