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Canadian Govt is Picking Fight with Facebook, Netflix, others

The federal liberal government is warning technology media companies in Canada to play nice and add Canadian content ASAP or else. The government announced that they will take 18 months to study how they can force tech companies operating in Canada to add more Canadian content without any cost to Canadians. Meaning at least for … Continue reading Canadian Govt is Picking Fight with Facebook, Netflix, others

Quebec Punishes Netflix Users with Tax

Netflix recently announced that it will be investing around half a billion dollars into Canadian media production. You would think Canada and its provinces would be happy? Turns out not so much for Province of Quebec, mainly French speaking province. Quebec provincial government has decided that they now need to tax video services across the … Continue reading Quebec Punishes Netflix Users with Tax

Toronto Public Library Launches Netflix like Free Movie Streaming Service

Toronto users rejoice! No need to pay for Netflix if you want to watch quality movies. Toronto Library has got you covered. All you need is a library card and few minutes to setup your account. Toronto Library have introduced the free video streaming service to over 30,000 streaming videos with their partner company Kanopy, … Continue reading Toronto Public Library Launches Netflix like Free Movie Streaming Service

Netflix en français or по русски!?

Most people nowdays have Netflix account or use their friend's or family member's account. Netflix has over 120m streaming subscribers to date. But what happens if you are tired of English shows and want to spice it up a bit? Or maybe you are Francophile or Russophile and want to brush up on the language … Continue reading Netflix en français or по русски!?

Netflix To Set The Record Straight on Canada

After facing some bad publicity in Canada, Netflix went full force to "set the record straight" on their investment into Canada. In case you missed it Netflix has agreed to $500m investment over next 5 years into Canada. Also Province of Quebec decided that they will charge taxes on Netflix whether it has offices in … Continue reading Netflix To Set The Record Straight on Canada

Netflix to Open Canadian Office, Invest Half a Billion Into Content

Netflix has finally caved in and decided if you can not beat them, join them. Melanie Joly, Canadian Heritage Minister, has made an announcement this morning, that Netflix will be coming to Canada with a lot of cash. The deal is for Netflix to open an office in Canada, and invest $500m into Canadian content … Continue reading Netflix to Open Canadian Office, Invest Half a Billion Into Content