The Official CryptoCanucks Shop Is Now Live! Shop Now

Insights

Sharing our understanding and opinions of the cryptocurrency markets

The Ethereum Hardfork: What It Means And How It Effects You

On January 16th, 2019, Ethereum is supposed to undergo a hardfork known as Constantinople. Though many people are viewing this network upgrade as a “new” hardfork, it is actually the second phase of “Metropolis“; the name of the overall systems upgrade. The first phase was called “Byzantium” and was successfully implemented in October of 2017. Before … Continued


How Blockchain Technology Could Replace Your Resume

The ability for a blockchain to ensure the legitimacy of someone’s credentials has long been a theorized use case for the technology, which could be great news for those job searching. Largely, this ties to the idea that blockchain technology is granting value to digital assets and qualifications that were previously easy to duplicate and … Continued



Canada Could be Well-Positioned for the World’s Digital Asset Transformation

By: Alex Tapscott The recent price decline — a rare collision of factors — has proved that people overestimate the potential for technology short term and underestimate it long term Canada has a rich history of innovation, but in the next few decades, powerful technological forces will transform the global economy. Large multinational companies have … Continued



Blockchain Technology IRL: More Than A Bitcoin

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government, and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day. While some ventures may fail, others could go on to become household names if blockchain proves itself to be as revolutionary as many are predicting. Recently, CoinTelegraph … Continued


Blockchain Year in Review: The Late, But Not Great, 2018

By: Aaron Grinhaus – Grinhaus Law Firm As the sun sets on 2018, I hear echoes of what optimists have been saying about cryptocurrencies over the past several years, that they are to blockchain what email is to the internet: the first use case, but certainly not the only use case. Lately, much of the news has been focused around the falling price … Continued


Shyft Partners With Fintech Platform Uulala

Shyft, the global blockchain-based network that facilitates the secure sharing of attested and compliant data, has announced the signing of a Letter of Understanding (LOU) with Uulala, a social impact organization that aims to accelerate the financial inclusion of the under-banked. As part of this partnership, Uulala will become a strategic technology integrator on the Shyft … Continued



Canadian Parliamentary Committee Calls for Cryptocurrency Regulation

The Canadian parliamentary finance committee, after conducting a review of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA), recommended three ways the Canadian government should monitor and regulate cryptocurrencies. While conducting the review, which began in February 2018, the finance committee held 18 meetings and heard testimony from 70 expert witnesses. The … Continued