An industry on hold: Cryptocurrency mining in Quebec

Quebec AM

In 2017, Quebec became a magnet for companies wanting to set up their own cryptocurrency mining operations. Those operations use huge amounts of energy. And Quebec's cheap hydro power became very attractive. Last June, the Liberal government put a moratorium in place and ordered the Régie de l'Énergie to develop cryptocurrency tariffs. Those new rules could be released any time soon. To understand where we're at with cryptocurrency mining in Quebec, Quebec AM guest host Ainslie MacLellan speaks with CBC's Thomas Cobbett Labonté.

More From Radio/Quebec AM