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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

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

Blackberry to add 800 jobs in Ottawa, build self driving cars

Blackberry teamed up with federal government and will be investing $350m to build self-driving cars in Ottawa. Federal government will pitch in $40m while Blackberry itself will be investing $310m. The jobs will be added over the next 10 years. In January, Ontario government has announced greater leway for self driving cars to operate in … Continue reading Blackberry to add 800 jobs in Ottawa, build self driving cars

Toronto loses Amazon HQ2, but gains 600 tech jobs

Amazon said it will be looking to hire 600 technology professionals over the coming years. This is on top of 800 they already employ in Ontario’s capital. This news comes to addition of many other tech companies like Microsoft, Facebook, and Shopify opening new offices and hiring thousands of new employees combined. Toronto can not … Continue reading Toronto loses Amazon HQ2, but gains 600 tech jobs

Doug Ford allows self-driving cars in Ontario

Doug Ford, recently elected Ontario premier, has decided to cut down on some red tape when it comes to self driving cars in Canadian province of Ontario. Of course, it will not be free for all , and drivers would need to follow the following exemptions: Regular folks like you and me can use self-driving … Continue reading Doug Ford allows self-driving cars in Ontario

Same Day Deliveries for Weed in Ontario

You do not need to be Amazon Prime member to get your weed same day in Ontario. Province has announced that they will now allow same day deliveries. The Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation, or OCRC for short, has started tender process to pick the couriers. Pricing for deliveries were not announced, but ORCR hopes to … Continue reading Same Day Deliveries for Weed in Ontario