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Canada Needs a Loonie-Linked Digital Currency, Policy Experts Say
Policy think tank C.D. Howe Institute sees Canadian-dollar-linked stablecoins, issued by the Bank of Canada, becoming attractive to Canadians by making them convertible into cash.
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Bank of Canada Governor Says Digital Dollar Project Moving Past Trial Stage
Tiff Macklem said Canada's digital dollar initiative is progressing past the experimental phase and the G7 needs to coordinate on digital currencies.
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Wanted: Economist for Digital Currencies, Fintech as Bank of Canada Studies a Possible CBDC
The move comes as the central bank continues to research how a central bank digital currency would work as well as the possible risks.
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Canada’s Central Bank Is Serious About Designing a CBDC, Job Posting Reveals
The Bank of Canada is preparing to design its own central bank digital currency (CBDC), detailing its plans in a new job posting.
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Bank of Canada Won't Issue Its Own Crypto Unless Libra Succeeds: Deputy Governor
The Bank of Canada does not see the need to create a central bank digital currency unless a competitor – like Libra – starts dethroning the existing fiat.
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Central Bankers From Canada, Netherlands, Ukraine Call Blockchain Unnecessary for Digital Fiat
Central bank digital currencies have been a hot topic in blockchain circles recently, but central banks are lukewarm about blockchains.
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Central Banks Settle Cross-Border Payments With Blockchain for First Time
The central banks of Canada and Singapore have for the first time settled cross-border payments using blockchain and central bank digital currencies.
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Central Bank Crypto Could Bring Economic Gains: Bank of Canada Paper
Central bank-issued cryptocurrency could bring economic welfare gains for Canada and the U.S., according to a researcher from Canada's central bank. 
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85% Of Canadians Are 'Aware' Of Bitcoin, Says Bank of Canada
The results of a nationwide bitcoin survey conducted December by the Bank of Canada are now in.
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