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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CryptoFest will bring together major industry players, and some hugely successful businesses, to show the world the exponential growth we can expect from this new form of money. It is a day dedicated to uncovering the signal in the noise that is Crypto: best practices, emerging tech, opportunities for innovation, ICO’s, investing, mining, and so much more. We will be speaking about Bitcoin Mining in...

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A string of tweets by Quebecois Bitcoin-mining expert Jonathan Bertrand reveals a growing negative sentiment among Bitcoin miners in Quebec. A recent string of tweets by Quebecois Bitcoin-mining expert Jonathan Bertrand has revealed a growing negative sentiment among crypto-miners within the Canadian province. The tweets come as a response to a politically charged debate in Quebec regarding the closed-auction system now being used to determine...

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By pushing a new pawn on the entrepreneurial chessboard of Quebec, the Chinese giant Bitcoin is fueling all kinds of speculation about an ambitious mining project in the province. He should bring a copyright, chance; he would make pennies with all these coincidences, had once slept with pertinent irony in the columns of Duty our colleague Jean Dion. The chronicler had thus perfectly sketched this feeling...

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Hydro-Québec has applied to the "Energy Constable" to apply a deterrent rate to new cryptocurrency mining projects. Provisionally set at $ 0.15 per kilowatthour (KWh), this represents an outbreak of 200% compared to the usual rate. What cool the heat. To read rare exchanges on social networks, it looks like one more nail in the coffin of Quebec actors. "The miners of Quebec live the same thing as...

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Political hints stink Quebec mines in the run-up to elections, while cryptocurrencies impose themselves in parliament. "It is imperative that the public be aware of this madness," said Daniel Leduc recently. He is the initiator of the petition on the site of the National Assembly opposing the Quebec cryptocurrency industry . His call to fight the energy monsters that are companies ensuring the safety of blockchains by mining has...

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The Quebec Bitcoin Mining Meetup is organized by Catallxy and D-Central Technologies, hosted by Francis Pouliot and Jonathan Bertrand at the Catallaxy BlockHouse in Montreal. In this edition, we will focus on providing some key facts, arguments and insights specifically crafted so that Bitcoin mining advocates can better explain the positive contributions of Bitcoin mining to the economy as well as expose popular myths and...

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Job: Bitcoin Miner The Role: As a decentralized cryptocurrency, there is no state or other authority responsible for processing and verifying bitcoin transactions. Instead, bitcoin miners based around the world earn small sums for lending the computing power needed to complete these digital transactions. Each of these transactions is tracked on a blockchain, an open digital ledger that has no central location or owner. Miners are...

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