If you’re a Canadian Brave Rewards user or creator connected to Gemini, you should have received an email from Gemini about BAT in your Gemini account (screenshot below). We’d like to share some information about how these changes may affect Brave Rewards users and creators in Canada:
We are in contact with Gemini’s team to determine whether Brave Rewards users and creators in Canada can continue to receive BAT using their Gemini accounts. If not, we will confirm in future notices whether your Gemini account will have to be disconnected from your Brave Rewards profile or Brave Creators account.
While the above is being confirmed, please note that there may be disruptions to BAT payouts to your Gemini account. For example, BAT deposits we try to make to your Gemini account may fail.
As stated in Gemini’s email, any BAT balances you have will be sold for USD or CAD by Gemini on September 27, 2023. Given that the Brave Rewards balance in the Brave Rewards interface is a reflection of the BAT balance in your Gemini account, we expect that your Brave Rewards balance will display 0.00 BAT after this occurs.
Thank you for your understanding, and we will keep you updated.
Screenshot of email from Gemini to users in Canada who have BAT: