All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Canada’

Canada’s New Space-Themed $5 Bill Unveiled…in Space

Canada just unveiled their new polymer $5 bank note, and they had a little help from someone that’s out of this world. Literally. Well, not its orbit (apologies). Anyway, Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Chris Hadfield, Commander of the International Space Station, was part of the big reveal. For those of you who lost track, yes, Canada did just unveil a …

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Woman Wins $40M, Not $40K From Canadian Lotto

A Canadian woman this week was overwhelmed this week after learning she had won money in the Ontario lottery. According to a report from Chicago’s ABC 7, 51-year-old Maria Carreiro of Toronto had originally thought she had won only $40,000. When her daughter informed her that she had, in fact, won $40,000,000 she “ran down the street like a crazy …

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Amazon Now Delivers Health And Beauty Products To Canadians

Canadians have lived for far too long without the security of being able to buy their health and beauty goods from Amazon. The online retailer, after finally extending its Kindle store to our Northern neighbors, is finally delivering all the health goods our Canadian friends could ever ask for. Amazon announced that it has launched Beauty and Health & Personal …

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Redbox Hits 1M Rentals in Canada in Just 10 Months

Redbox has just hit a major milestone in Canada. In only 10 months after launching the first kiosks outside of Vancouver (and eventually spreading across Western Canada), the company has hit 1 million total rentals. To celebrate this milestone, Redbox is offering specific rental deals to Canadians, which can be found on Redbox Canada’s Facebook page until April 11th. “We’re …

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Chromebooks Are Now Available In Six More Countries

Chromebooks are slowly making their way around the world as Google introduces more consumers to its idea of what personal computing should look like. Now consumers, schools and businesses in six more countries can take advantage of the affordable computing provided by Chromebook. Google announced today that Chromebooks are now available for purchase in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland and …

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Google Fiber Is Hiring Engineers In Canada

UPDATE: Google told us that Google Fiber is only hiring engineers in Canada. There are no plans to expand. Headline was changed to reflect this. For the time being, Google Fiber is a strictly Kansas City affair. The company has said it would like to expand, but it probably wont do anything until Google Fiber is fully available to both …

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Amazon Launches Shopping App For Canadian Customers

Amazon.ca has launched a new Shopping app for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. The app is presumably like its American counterpart. “We are excited to further enhance the customer shopping experience in Canada,” said Sam Hall, VP of Mobile Shopping for Amazon. “Customers in Canada can now use the Amazon Mobile App to conveniently shop, browse and buy from …

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Canadian Parliament Says No to Zombies, Officially [VIDEO]

After the Centers for Disease Control in the U.S. acknowledged and then issued a quick response guide for the possible zombie apocalypse, Canadian MPs knew that they had to get in line. As they say, zombies know no borders. It’s assuring to hear Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird authoritatively declare that “Canada will never become a safe haven for …

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Canada’s Internet Surveillance Bill Is Officially Dead

Almost a year ago, Canada’s Public Safety Minister Vic Toews introduced an Internet surveillance bill called C-30 that would require ISPs to collect all information on their customers. The bill was met with a massive retaliation at the hands of clvil liberties groups and Anonymous. Now, after a year of bitter struggle, the Canadian government has killed the bill. The …

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Canadian Penny Gets A Google Doodle On Its Last Day

Today is the last day of the Canadian penny, as the coin is withdrawn from circulation. Google is honoring the coin with a doodle on its Canadian home page. In the doodle, the first of the Os in the word “Google” is replaced with a Canadian penny, and it spins around every few seconds to show you what it looks …

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Canadians Can Finally Purchase (Some) Kindles From Amazon.ca

Amazon.ca has almost everything the enterprising Canadian online shopper needs. Unfortunately, the Kindle is still not available despite it being made available pretty much everywhere else. Amazon is starting to fix that today. Amazon announced today that the Kindle Paperwhite and new Kindle are now both available via Amazon.ca. Our friends up North can now experience the simple joy of …

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Amazon Prime Lands in Canada Sans Instant Video

Canada, I’ve some good news and some bad news. What do you want to hear first? Ok, let’s go with the good. The good news is that Amazon is finally bringing their Amazon Prime subscription service to Canada. The bad news is that it’s a nerfed version of the service that still retains the same price tag. The Canadian version …

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