About Us

The Blockchain Association (BAC), formerly the Bitcoin Alliance of Canada, has been the voice of Blockchain technology in Canada since 2013. We speak for an industry that aims to touch the daily lives of Canadians in every corner of the country — by providing jobs, career opportunities, and by investing in the communities we serve.

BAC is a not-for-profit, industry-funded association representing one of the fastest growing industries on the planet.

BAC is a strong advocate for Blockchain Technology in Canada and works with all levels of government and other stakeholders to support employment growth and career opportunities in Blockchain technology, to promote and sustain community development initiatives from coast-to-coast, and to enhance consumer safety and industry competitiveness. BAC also provides its members with a full range of services and programs including education and training, benchmarking and best practices, networking, advocacy, and industry information.


Vision

To be the most authoritative and effective voice for Blockchain technology in Canada.


Mission

To advance, promote and protect the interests of our members through effective advocacy, communications and education.

BAC has representatives in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Kitchener-Waterloo, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City, Montreal and Halifax.

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History

Founded in 2013, the BAC was originally known as the Bitcoin Alliance of Canada and rebranded to Blockchain Association of Canada in January 2017. The BAC is a federal not-for-profit corporation dedicated to researching, developing, and championing bitcoin and blockchain technologies in Canada. Since launch, the BAC has achieved a number of key milestones including:

  • Canada-wide community and stakeholder engagement.
  • Participation in Senate hearings in Ottawa with the ‘Digital Currency Report’ as an outcome.
  • A well attended Bitcoin Expo in 2014 in Toronto.
  • A bitcoin certificate training conference in 2016 at MaRs, Toronto.


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Partners


Thank you to the following organizations who dedicate their time and resources to building the Blockchain Association of Canada.