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Sources: Apple to Expand Crowded Eaton Centre Store in Toronto, More Evidence of Yonge-Bloor Flagship Emerges [Updated]

Wednesday January 9, 2019 5:46 am PST by
Apple's efforts to modernize its chain of over 500 retail stores around the world may extend to Canada soon. Apple plans to relocate its oft-crowded store at the Eaton Centre shopping mall in Downtown Toronto to a much larger space in the mall that is currently occupied by apparel chain Abercrombie & Fitch, which will also be relocating within the mall as part of the shuffle, according to...
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Apple Now Charging Sales Tax on All iTunes Purchases and Apple Music Subscriptions in Canada

Monday January 7, 2019 2:42 pm PST by
As noted by customers on Reddit and Twitter, and on the blog iPhone in Canada, Apple has begun charging sales tax on the purchases of TV shows, movies, music, and audiobooks in iTunes and Apple Music subscriptions in Canada. The change went into effect January 1, 2019, with GST, HST, PST, and/or QST collected depending on the province or territory. In a statement issued to MacRumors,...
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Apple Working With Health Canada to Bring Apple Watch Series 4's ECG Functionality to Canadian Market

Thursday September 20, 2018 6:21 am PDT by
Apple says it is working with Health Canada to bring the Apple Watch Series 4's all-new ECG functionality to the Canadian market, according to MobileSyrup's Patrick O'Rourke. No timeframe was specified. This likely means that Apple has submitted an application with Health Canada for clearance to sell the Apple Watch Series 4 with the ECG functionality enabled. Health Canada has similar...
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Apple Maps Now Features Indoor Maps at 18 Shopping Malls in Canada

Wednesday August 15, 2018 6:15 am PDT by
Apple Maps has been updated with indoor maps of at least 18 shopping malls in several Canadian cities and suburbs, including Toronto, Mississauga, Hamilton, Montréal, Calgary, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Vancouver, and Dieppe, New Brunswick. Nearly all of the shopping malls are Cadillac Fairview properties, with the sole exception being Square One in Mississauga:Galeries D'Anjou in Montréal Carrefour ...
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HomePod Now Available to Order in Canada, France, and Germany

Monday June 18, 2018 1:33 am PDT by
Nearly five months after the HomePod launched in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia, Apple today expanded availability of the Siri-enabled speaker to customers in Canada, France, and Germany. HomePod is available in white and space gray for $449 in Canada and €349 in Germany and France via Apple's online store and the Apple Store app for iPhone and iPad. It's also available at...
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HomePod Can Now Read the News in Canada, France, and Germany, Where the Speaker Launches Monday

Friday June 15, 2018 5:54 am PDT by
Ahead of the HomePod launching in Canada, France, and Germany in three days from now, the speaker has gained the ability to read the news in those countries. Siri can now provide news briefs from a handful of sources in Canada, for example, including CBC, Global TV, CTV, and CNN. To start, say "Hey Siri" and then say something like "read me the news" or "what's the news today?" MacRumors...
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Apple's TV App Gains Live Sports and News in Canada as FIFA World Cup Begins

Thursday June 14, 2018 3:24 pm PDT by
Just in time for the FIFA World Cup, which began today, live sports are now available in Apple's TV app on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV in Canada. At launch, Sportsnet, TSN, RDS, CBC, and DAZN will bring sports content from a large selection of major sports leagues to the TV app on iPhones and iPads with iOS 11.2 and later, the fourth-generation Apple TV, and Apple TV 4K. Here is a list of...
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HomePod Now Supports French, German, and Canadian English, While Canadian French Coming Later This Year

Tuesday May 29, 2018 2:42 pm PDT by
Apple today announced that the HomePod will be available in Canada, France, and Germany beginning June 18, but ahead of then, the speaker has gained support for languages and dialects spoken in each country. Today's new 11.4 software update for HomePod enables Siri to speak in French, German, and Canadian English in any region, including the United States. Apple says Canadian French will be ...
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HomePod Launching in Canada, France, and Germany on June 18

Tuesday May 29, 2018 7:29 am PDT by
Apple today announced that its HomePod smart speaker will be available in Canada, Germany, and France beginning Monday, June 18. HomePod will be available to order in white and space gray through Apple's online store, retail stores, and the Apple Store app on iPhone and iPad, or at select authorized resellers like Best Buy where available. The speaker will be priced at $449 in Canada and ...
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Toronto's TTC Transit System May Eventually Support Apple Pay

Monday May 7, 2018 7:34 am PDT by
Toronto's TTC transit system, the fourth largest in North America, may eventually support Apple Pay for fare payments. A rough mockup of the PRESTO card in Apple's Wallet app Metrolinx, the transit agency that manages integration of the PRESTO card system in the Greater Toronto Area, recently detailed plans to support mobile payments within the coming years, according to the Toronto Star. ...
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iOS 11.3 Beta to Get Throttling Kill Switch in February as Apple Trials 'Reserve a Battery' System in Canada [Updated]

Wednesday January 31, 2018 6:54 am PST by
Following a report that the United States government is investigating Apple's power management function that slows down some older iPhone models, Apple issued a statement on late Tuesday confirming that it has "received questions from some government agencies" and is "responding to them." In the statement, Apple also confirmed the timing of its promised power management toggle, allowing...
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Tim Cook Makes First Trip to Canada as Apple CEO With Surprise Visit to Toronto [Updated]

Monday January 22, 2018 10:44 am PST by
Tim Cook made his first appearance in Canada today as the head of Apple with an unannounced visit to Toronto this morning. Just before noon local time, Cook made a surprise visit to the company's retail store at the Eaton Centre shopping mall, reports The Globe and Mail. Cook was pictured alongside young students attending an Apple Field Trip, an in-store initiative that introduces kids to...
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Flagship Apple Store Possibly Still Planned at Yonge-Bloor in Toronto

Thursday January 4, 2018 7:16 am PST by
Canada's most populous city may eventually be home to a flagship Apple retail store at one of its busiest intersections. A render of what The One will look like upon completion MacRumors has learned that Apple has been labeled in a planning document for The One, a massive 85-floor condominium under construction at the corner of Yonge Street and Bloor Street in Toronto. The architecture firm...
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Lyft to Launch in Toronto Next Month as Uber Competitor Expands to First City Outside of United States

Monday November 13, 2017 5:27 am PST by
Lyft today announced that it will launch its ride-hailing service in Toronto next month as its first market outside of the United States. Riders in Canada's largest city—and nearby Hamilton, Ontario—will be able to hail Lyft or Lyft Plus vehicles that hold up to four or six passengers respectively, as well as fancier Lyft Premiere, Lyft Lux, or Lyft Lux SUV rides. Lyft hasn't...
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Apple's 'TV' App Showing Up for Canadian and Australian Users Ahead of iOS 11 and tvOS 11 Launch

Monday September 18, 2017 5:49 pm PDT by
Ahead of tomorrow's launch of iOS 11 and tvOS 11, the "TV" app has begun showing up for some Canadian and Australian users on iOS devices and the fourth-generation Apple TV. While the TV app appears to be rolling to users in Canada and Australia starting tonight, it is not yet available for all users, nor is it functional. MacRumors reader John, who is from Australia, said the TV app has shown ...
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Apple Maps Transit Directions Now Available in Ottawa, Edmonton, and Québec City

Sunday August 27, 2017 2:38 pm PDT by
Apple Maps has been updated with comprehensive transit data in the Edmonton, Alberta area, enabling iPhone users in Canada's fifth most populous city to navigate with public transportation, including buses and trains. Apple Maps can provide routes for both Edmonton Transit System (ETS) buses and Edmonton Light Rail Transit (LRT) trains throughout the Edmonton area, including to and from the...
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Apple Accepting Red Cross Donations to Aid British Columbia Wildfire Relief Efforts

Friday August 11, 2017 1:17 pm PDT by
Apple is accepting donations to the Canadian Red Cross through iTunes to help people affected by ongoing wildfires in British Columbia. The province declared a state of emergency in July. iTunes users in Canada can donate $5, $10, $25, $50, $100, or $200 with a credit card tied to their account. Apple will transfer 100 percent of the proceeds to the Canadian Red Cross, which is providing...
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You Can Now Order Ahead at Tim Hortons Using Your iPhone With Apple Pay

Thursday July 27, 2017 11:34 am PDT by
Canadian coffee and donut chain Tim Hortons today launched a revamped app that enables customers to order and pay ahead of time with Apple Pay. Customers can also add a credit card or TimCard manually and pay by scanning an in-app barcode. The app enables customers to choose their preferred Tim Hortons location and pick-up method. Payment is completed within the app, so customers can grab...
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Apple Maps Transit Directions Now Available in Calgary and Southern Alberta

Friday July 7, 2017 5:08 am PDT by
Apple Maps has been updated with comprehensive transit data in Calgary, Alberta, enabling iPhone users in the Canadian city to navigate with public transportation, including the CTrain light rail system and buses. Apple Maps transit directions are also available for buses in the smaller Southern Alberta cities of Red Deer, Lethbridge, and Medicine Hat. Apple Maps enabled transit routing...

Apple Shares 'Portrait of Canada' as Latest Ad in 'Shot on iPhone' Campaign

Wednesday June 28, 2017 10:24 am PDT by
Apple today shared a new video called "A Portrait of Canada" on its YouTube channel for Canada. The 30-second ad is part of Apple's ongoing "Shot on iPhone" campaign, with an emphasis on Portrait Mode on iPhone 7 Plus. Apple highlighted the video on its Canadian website, describing it as "a portrait of Canada's inclusive spirit shot on iPhone, brought to life by three Canadian artists as...