How to trade bitcoin in Canada

When you’re a bitcoin trader, you may have noticed a new rule: It’s illegal to trade it in Canada.

The government’s move follows a flurry of news reports about bitcoin being traded in the country, most notably a report from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) that revealed a group of Canadian bitcoin exchanges had been trading bitcoin and other virtual currencies on their platforms.

But Canada’s bitcoin exchanges have been operating under a different regulatory framework than those of the U.S. or some of the other major markets.

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