The Canadian Energy Board Gives New Benefits to Blockchains

A new regulation, which will delight Canada’s crypto-miners, has just been created by the Régie de l’énergie on April 29th . This energy regulator in the province of Quebec has ordered the allocation of 300 megawatts to the Blockchain sector by the Hydro-Québec electricity supplier. 300 MW for crypto mining Open to the Blockchain and crypto-currency for some time, Canada […]

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Netflix expands its presence in Canada

Netflix will produce more movies and television series in Canada. In a statement released Tuesday, the American company announced the creation of a development center in Toronto with the lease of two large spaces that will be converted into a studio. Four floors plus adjacent offices were leased to Cinespace Studios (164,000 square feet) and […]

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Corruption: Canada back again

The level of corruption in a country is closely linked to the state of health of its democracy, says a report released Tuesday. Transparency International’s annual report for 2018 states that two-thirds of the world’s countries score less than 50, on a scale where “0” indicates absolute corruption and “100” indicates total cleanliness. Canada lost […]

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Mission of peace in Mali: Romania will succeed Canada

Romania will succeed Canada after its peace mission in Mali, which ends next summer, announced Thursday the Canadian Foreign Minister in a joint statement with his Romanian counterpart. “Romania will provide transport helicopters to the United Nations peacekeeping mission for stabilization in Mali (Minusma) at the end of Canada’s deployment to Gao in 2019,” Chrystia […]

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Canadians support ban on handguns

More than half of Canadians support a ban on the sale of handguns to the general public, according to a poll by Nanos Survey on behalf of CTV News. The probe unveiled Monday shows that 48% of Canadians are in favor of banning the possession of guns, while 19% of respondents were rather in agreement […]

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Trump threatens to exclude Canada from NAFTA

Washington | Donald Trump repeated Saturday his threat to expel Canada from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), after the suspension of tough trade negotiations that largely stalled on his intransigence. “There is no political necessity to keep Canada in a new NAFTA agreement. If we do not reach a good deal after decades of abuse, […]

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Saudi Residents to Stay in Canada

A little more than a thousand Saudi resident doctors who are studying in Canada could finally stay in Canada, the Globe and Mail revealed Monday evening. According to the newspaper, the 1053 medical residents in university hospitals in the country have received a letter from the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education stating that they can […]

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