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Amazon Echo Canadian release roundup

Amazon Echo devices started arriving as promised on December 5th and are now available at many Canadian retail outlets including Best Buy, The Source, Staples, Bed Bath &…


Alexa app available for download

When the Echo platform became officially available in Canada on Tuesday, November 15th the Alexa app was quietly made available in their respective Canadian app stores. There seems…


Amazon Echo for sale in Canada, Officially

Today, after almost two years the Amazon Echo platform was OFFICIALLY launched in Canada. Happy Black Friday, Merry Christmas, etc. According to amazon.ca the devices begin shipping on…


More official Canadian skills added

Two recent additions to the Flash Briefing Skill are Canada’s own The Weather Network and Global News. More proof that Canadian organizations are taking the Amazon Echo platform seriously and…


It’s happening? Canadian street addresses now work with Echo

Amazon has quietly made an update that has some Canadians freaking out, eh. As of Monday August 14th, the Alexa app and the webapp (alexa.amazon.com) have started accepting…


Amazon ramping up more Alexa dev talent in Canada

Amazon has posted another job listing for Alexa development skills at their Ottawa Canada based development lab. The latest request for talent seeks a Principal Technical Program Manager,…


Amazon announces Echo Show, still a no-show for Canada

Following several leaks, Amazon this week unveiled the Echo Show, a WiFi-enabled home device with a seven-inch screen that is the newest addition to its Alexa-powered Echo platform of…


Look, Another Echo not available in Canada

This week Amazon released another gadget into the Echo family. Echo Look is Alexa with eyes and ears. It’s a device that features LED lighting and a depth-sensing…


Is Amazon Echo Finally Coming to Canada?

A recent Reddit post seems to indicate it is. Redditor emilediab posted a link to an online chat they had with Sankar, an Amazon customer service rep. In the chat…