Although Amazon Echo is still not officially available in Canada, you are amongst the few lucky that managed to get one for Christmas. You might have glanced at the quick-start guide, but beyond the basic setup, did you know that there are already a few Canadian-centric Skills for Alexa?
What are Skills? They are basically apps that can be added to your Echo device. Alexa, the voice service that powers Amazon Echo, provides these capabilities, or Skills, that enable customers to interact with devices in a more intuitive way using voice. Examples of Skills include the ability to play music, answer general questions, set an alarm or timer, and more.
Fun facts aboot friendly Canada that you m-eh or m-eh not know.
Alexa, ask Canada knowledge to tell me a fact
Alexa, ask Canada knowledge for a fact
Alexa, launch Canada knowledge
Weird Canada Facts – Whacky, Weird, and Wild eh? A set of weird but fun facts about Canada!
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Alexa, open Weird Canada Facts
Alexa, ask Weird Canada Facts to tell me a fact
Alexa, ask Weird Canada Facts to give me a weird Canadian fact
Finally, just in time for ski season:
The Canada Olympic Park Snow Report brought to you by SnoCountry provides the latest ski and snowboarding conditions for Canada Olympic Park.
The Canada Olympic Park Snow Report brought to you by SnoCountry brings you the latest snow fall, snow surface conditions, base depth, trail, and lift operations information.
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Alexa, ask Canada Olympic Park for the snow report
Alexa, open Canada Olympic Park
Alexa, ask Canada Olympic Park for latest conditions
Not satisfied? Check out these previously posted Canadian Skills: 3 Echo Skills (Apps) Made for Canada, eh
Find more Skills for you Amazon Echo device: https://www.alexaskillstore.com