Off the Blockchain: Canada’s Crypto Craze Continues

December 21, 2022

Kira Ciccarelli

For years after Bitcoin’s initial release into the world, it remained a highly niche project. After a decade of roller-coaster growth, however, Bitcoin’s cult-following has turned into a global mass and spurred an entire ecosystem: myriad alternate coins, blockchains, and related products, services, and ideas. And according to Vancouver GRC SaaS company Diligent, 95% of boards are actively seeking knowledge on the benefits and risks of blockchain-based digital assets like cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens. Read the full article here. Knowlton Thomas, Editor-in-Chief,

About the author

Lead Research Specialist

Kira Ciccarelli is the Lead Research Specialist of the Diligent Institute, the modern governance think tank and global research arm of Diligent Corporation. In her role, Kira researches and produces high-level modern governance reports, blog articles and podcasts designed to inform director decision-making and highlight best practices.

Before joining Diligent, Kira worked in a variety of data-driven research roles, including analyzing global aid funds to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and compiling a meta-analysis of political experimental findings for the Analyst Institute. She holds a BA in Public Policy from the College of William & Mary.