The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has been investigating the activity of BitMEX for violations of the policy concerning the USA and Canada users.
The municipality of Richmond Hill, Ontario, has reported that the residents and local commercial entities will be able to pay property tax with digital assets since the end of September.
The trading cryptoplatforms under the jurisdiction of Canada will be to undergo the registration in the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC). The measures have been taken due to the restriction of anti-money laundering policy.
The law enforcement authorities of Canada consider bitcoin ATMs an effective tool for illegal income laundering. They have been unexpectedly supported by the mayor of Vancouver. He has suggested refusing the kind of ATMs.
The power regulator of the Canadian province of Quebec has developed new mining regulations. The rules mean the additional volume of the electric power for mining and toughening of the requirements for the mining companies working in the region.
The police took some measures to stop the activity of Vanbex, an issuer of the Etherparty (FUEL) tokens, which had organized an ICO in 2017.