The French-Canadian province has quickly become a cryptocurrency mining hotspot due to the naturally cold weather and cheap electricity. However, the industry might be seriously impacted following today’s local parliamentary elections. An important vote In early 2018, the provincial government of Quebec was loaded with demand on behalf of cryptocurrency mining companies from China and around the world. However, the Parti Liberal du Quebec – the political...

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Bitcoin could be significantly impacted by an election for perhaps the first time ever today as Québec voters go to the polls in the French-Canadian province's parliamentary elections. The general elections are the province's first since tensions arose earlier this year over how electricity should best be allocated for bitcoin mining. Bombarded with demand in early 2018 by miners from China and elsewhere, the provincial government - headed by the Parti...

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