Canada and Cryptocurrencies: Slow Burn

    The country of Canada is generally quite welcoming of new and unconventional enterprises, and the cryptocurrency business was no exception, enjoying significant freedoms in the Great White North. However, the “excessive financial freedom” it creates concerns the Canadian authorities no less than it does their American neighbors. You may have missed it, but Canada, over…

    Canada, India and Nigeria make steps toward CBDCs adoption

    This week, several central banks at once released announcements regarding national digital money. Financial regulators of Canada, India, and Nigeria made moves toward launching their own central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has this week redoubled its investment and research into crypto’s underlying technology, blockchain, and has set a clear…