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Ontario, BC, Quebec Giving Out Up To $14k To Buy Tesla

Tesla has been in the news a lot as of late due to its popularity as a nice looking car with very efficient electric consumption. But it also comes across as a very expensive car - Model S for example will set you back almost $86,000. But do not worry with the new launch of … Continue reading Ontario, BC, Quebec Giving Out Up To $14k To Buy Tesla

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

Spotify Launches Students’ Discount in Canada

Time to find your student card quickly, largest music on demand service just became 50% cheaper. That is if you are a student and do not reside in province of Quebec. The student discount was provided since 2014 but only in United States, Germany and the UK. Now they are expanding their coverage to Canada … Continue reading Spotify Launches Students’ Discount in Canada

Not Available in Quebec or Quebec vs The World

Quebec prides itself on consumer protection so much so that the overzealous rules that they have in place make many companies decide to opt out of doing business in Quebec. This is on top of French language regulations where if products are not translated into French you are not allowed to ship into Quebec (even … Continue reading Not Available in Quebec or Quebec vs The World

22 Canadian Tech Startups That Raised Money in January 2018

January was another great month for Canadian tech startups. Top stories came from Ontario and Quebec with Quebec Busbud raising $11m and Ontario Wattpad raising $51m among many others. Most investments were done in Ontario and Quebec. Time to wake up Alberta and British Columbia? Either way, great seeing hundreds of millions dollars raised in … Continue reading 22 Canadian Tech Startups That Raised Money in January 2018

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!?

Quebec Attracts Cryptocurrency Miners While China Bans Them

Hydro Quebec was hard at work last few years trying to attract Fortune 500 technology companies and its money to Quebec, mainly French speaking Canadian province. Just recently, Hydro Quebec has convinced Amazon to open data center in Montreal area last year. The sales pitch from Hydro Quebec is simple: in Quebec we have very … Continue reading Quebec Attracts Cryptocurrency Miners While China Bans Them