Membership

The BAC is dedicated to growing the blockchain community in Canada. If you are in academia, represent a business or a blockchain enthusiast, we would love to hear from you and have you in our community.

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Membership Services

Recent Victories

BAC's ongoing work with all levels of government and regulators has had some exciting results for our industry. BAC is dedicated to serving the community through the establishment of a Government Relations committee to ensure the voice of our industry is heard. Some of the recent Blockchain victories in Canada include:

  • Establishment of a Regulatory Sandboxes with the OSC, AMF, & FINTRAC
  • Compliance Forum participations to educate regulators, lawyers, and industry stakeholders
  • Participation in the Senate of Canada‚Äôs Banking Trace and Commerce Committee Study on Digital Currency - Click here to view the report

Ongoing Advocacy

BAC has representatives in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Kitchener-Waterloo, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. Directors, advisors, and members are keeping a close eye on all government related issues affecting Blockchain Companies and participants of all sizes. BAC is currently active on a number files dealing with competition, regulations, education, and preparation.


Conferences, Meetups & Workshops

BAC and its members run and support some of Canada's most successful Blockchain specific events. In 2014 the BAC held the Bitcoin Expo in Toronto. In 2016 the BAC held the Blockchain Training Conference in association with C4 and the Bitcoin Foundation. Monthly meetups are taking place across the country bringing thousands of stakeholders together to network, learn, and create.

BAC and partner organizations also offers Blockchain specific events including hackathons, workshops, summits, and roundtables to activate membership and generate value.


Recruitment & Retention

BAC offers its members an opportunity to meet face-to-face with potential job seekers at our meetups, events and upcoming job fairs.

CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium(C4), a partner of the BAC, offers premium and corporate BAC members a discounted rate towards a Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP), Certified Bitcoin Expert (CBX), and Certified Ethereum Developer (CED) designation programs.


Publications

BAC provides members with the most important and timely communications in the Canadian Blockchain Industry.

Our free monthly e-newsletter is packed with blockchain industry-related information from all around the world. If you haven't signed up yet, click here to subscribe.

Members Only Content (Coming Soon)

The members-only section provides exclusive access to White Papers, research, information on critical issues, and much more.

Blockchain Guides

BAC has created a series of Tip Sheets that provide members with tools to help train staff and community members on key issues relating to Blockchain Technology. These quick and easy resources include check-lists, best practices, and helpful hints on a variety of topics such as:

  • Setting up a digital currency wallet
  • Securing digital assets from thieves
  • Understanding AML limits and guidelines
  • InfoSec best-practices
  • And more!

Blockchain Industry Report (BIR) (LAUNCHING Q3 2017)

Each quarter, BAC will survey members to bring you the latest news and updates from members across the country. BIR will provide valuable, real-time insight into consumer behaviour, best practices, trends and economic conditions. BIR will be available to Members only!


Blockchain Fast Facts (LAUNCHING Q3 2017)

BAC carefully monitors the health and growth of the Blockchain Industry and provides this monthly round-up of retail statistics. Available to Members only!


Discount Programs

Our goal is to save our members time and money and we are extremely happy to offer great cost saving benefits to all of our membership. RCC has negotiated outstanding rates on products such as, Hardware Wallets, Mining Hardware, Promotional Materials, and many others.

Partners


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