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Toronto Drug Dealer To Pay $1.9m Bitcoin To Ontario

The largest Canadian bitcoin bust happened this week. Toronto court ordered a drug dealer to pay $1.9m bitcoin found on his computer to the province. Superior Court Justice Jane Kelly ruled that way due to the fact that Matthew Phan, local drug dealer, used the money to buy guns and drugs. Phan did not agree … Continue reading Toronto Drug Dealer To Pay $1.9m Bitcoin To Ontario

Transport Canada is Funding 45 min Toronto – Montreal Hyperloop Train Study

Transport Canada is funding a study to see if it is feasible to build an electric tunnel to take passengers from Toronto to Montreal on speedy hyperloop train in just 45 minutes. The Hyperloop is a new intercity transportation concept. Promoters are engineering the design to provide travellers with a travel mode featuring very high … Continue reading Transport Canada is Funding 45 min Toronto – Montreal Hyperloop Train Study

3 Reasons Why Toronto Tech Scene is Thriving

Toronto has been in the news a lot due to its growth when it comes to technology businesses. American and Canadian companies have been investing heavily into Toronto, for example just in one month alone, September 2018, more than $1.4 billion dollars was invested into the city. So what drives companies to come and invest … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Toronto Tech Scene is Thriving

Working in IT in Quebec? Soon You Might Need To Choose Between Your Religion or Your Job

Quebec government has announced that they have tabled the secularism legislation bill soon to come into full force in Quebec. Francois Legault’s Coalition Avenir Quebec government has declared that they will ban the wearing of religious symbols by public sector employees in position of authority, such as teachers, prosecutors, judges, and police officers. Position of … Continue reading Working in IT in Quebec? Soon You Might Need To Choose Between Your Religion or Your Job

Tesla Model 3 Hacked in Canada

Two hackers in Vancouver had won a Tesla after they have found loophole in Telsa’s web browser that let them bypass security. This happened at a Pwn2Own hacking contest in Vancouver where so called white hackers and security experts gather to try to exploit various computer systems . Pwn2Own has been going on for over … Continue reading Tesla Model 3 Hacked in Canada

Canada Revenue’s Downed Website is Now Up

The Canada Revenue website was down for most of the day Monday April 25th this week. CRA said the issue was temporary and they were trying to fix it asap. Both business and personal services were down, and it was impossible to look up any tax related information. Some people were furious as the deadline … Continue reading Canada Revenue’s Downed Website is Now Up

Canadian Government To Subsidize Electric Cars

In Canada, the government has decided to introduce $5,000 subsidy when you buy an electric car anywhere in Canada to get more people to buy electric vehicles. In order to get the subsidy your electric car has to cost less than $45,000. Provinces like Quebec and British Columbia have already subsidies for electric cars, but … Continue reading Canadian Government To Subsidize Electric Cars