Bitcoins

Increasing Number Of Canadians Choosing To Be Paid With Bitcoin

CP | Ethan Lou, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Business

A small but growing — and surprising — number of workers are rejecting Canadian dollar salaries for Bitcoin, according to a Waterloo, Ont., payrol...

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The Last Canadian Bank To Bail On Bitcoin?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 02.20.2014 | Canada Business

A Vancouver-based bitcoin exchange says its account has been shut down by the Bank of Montreal and claims the bank is closing all accounts owned by bu...

Bitcoin ATM Lands In Toronto

CBC | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Business

Bitcoin — that real but seems not real — rather puzzling form of digital money now has its own Toronto ATM machine. The digital cryptocurrency, ...

The Week In Review: Will That Be Cash, Charge Or Bitcoin?

Marni Soupcoff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business
Marni Soupcoff

This week, Bitcoin got a (rocket) boost when Sir Richard Branson announced that his company Virgin Galactic will accept the digital currency as payment for space flights. "While the world of travel is rapidly advancing, the world of payments is changing fast too," Branson wrote in a blog post Friday. "Sometime in the future, innovative payment models such as Square, Clinkle and Bitcoin will become serious challengers to traditional banks, which will spur more competition and give customers even more options." More and more businesses are coming to the same conclusion as Branson.

Albertans Now Using Bitcoins To Pay For Their Chai

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.01.2013 | Canada Alberta

Remedy Cafe's Indian cuisine is delectable and their chais nearly legendary but that's not what's got people across Canada talking. It's the fact E...

Are BitCoins Tax Exempt?

CBC | Posted 06.26.2013 | Canada Business

Just in time for tax season, the Canada Revenue Agency says the users of Bitcoins will have to pay tax on transactions in the upstart digital currency...