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Jul 14, 2020, 06:00 ET Amazon's First Fulfillment Centre in Quebec Celebrates its Day One with New Employees

July 14, 2020 /CNW/ - Amazon's first fulfillment centre in Quebec officially celebrated its "day one" earlier this month with its newest employees. After a morning of learning, associates received...


Jun 30, 2020, 10:00 ET Amazon Announces Plans to Build Second Fulfillment Centre in Ottawa

The new 450,000 square-foot facility will create more than 1,000 full-time jobs in the nation's capital SEATTLE, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon.com, Inc. today announced plans to open...


Jun 30, 2020, 06:00 ET Amazon Alexa and Amazon Music commemorate Canada Day with Alanis Morissette, Tory Lanez, Shad, Michael Bublé, Lindsay Ell, Bobby Bazini and more

Alexa will offer Canada-themed content throughout the month of July Amazon Music launches CITY X ARTIST, a new slate of playlists curated by a range of artists honouring the unique sounds from cities ...


Jun 25, 2020, 06:00 ET 'The Dishwasher' Author Stéphane Larue Wins the 2020 Amazon Canada First Novel Award

Cate Freeborn wins the Youth Short Story category for "74 Percent of the Victims of Nonfamily Abductions are Girls" SEATTLE, June 25, 2020 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN)— Today, Amazon Canada and The Walrus...


Jun 17, 2020, 06:00 ET Amazon Echo Auto now available for customers in Canada

Add the power of Alexa to your car for just CDN $69.99 Eight-mic array and far-field technology means you can talk to Alexa over music, A/C, and road noise Just ask to play music, check the news,...


Jun 09, 2020, 06:00 ET Amazon Canada and The Walrus Announce the Shortlist for the 44th Annual First Novel Award

The Adult Novel and Youth Short Story awards will be announced on Thursday, June 25th SEATTLE, June 9, 2020 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN) - Amazon Canada and The Walrus today announced the shortlists for...


May 21, 2020, 06:00 ET Video News Release: Amazon transforms operations in response to COVID-19

SEATTLE, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - FIRST LOOK: Amazon transforms operations in response to COVID-19. See how the company is protecting Associates during the pandemic. Millions of people who are staying...


May 13, 2020, 10:24 ET Amazon Announces New Tablets for the Entire Family - the All-New Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition

The all-new Fire HD 8 comes with an 8" HD display, 30% faster performance with 2GB RAM, 2x the storage expandable up to 1TB via a microSD card, up to 12 hours of battery life, easier charging with...


Apr 28, 2020, 13:00 ET Amazon Prime Video launches the Prime Video Store for Canada with new movie releases such as Jumanji: The Next Level and Sonic the Hedgehog, now available for customers to rent or buy

All Amazon customers in Canada can now rent or buy new release and blockbuster movies through the Prime Video Store on primevideo.com and the Prime Video app Movies will be available from top US and...


Feb 05, 2020, 03:01 ET Fort McMurray is the Land of Lovers as Amazon Canada Ranks it the Country's Most Romantic City

The No. 2 and No. 3 spots go to Toronto and Yellowknife showing that even in the coldest parts of Canada, things are steaming up Love blossomed across the country this year with 14 cities in the...


Dec 05, 2019, 03:01 ET Best of Prime 2019 Reveals What Entertained and Excited Prime Members Across Canada and Around the World

Prime welcomed more members worldwide this year than any year before Members worldwide enjoyed more moments than ever before with their video, music, reading and gaming benefits Ed Sheeran was the...


Nov 25, 2019, 03:01 ET Here's the Deal: A Preview of Amazon Canada's Cyber Monday Deals

From holiday essentials to seasonal styles, buzzworthy electronics, and everything in between, Amazon Canada's Cyber Monday deals kick off Saturday, November 30 with deals all weekend through Cyber...


Nov 20, 2019, 03:01 ET Amazon Canada's Black Friday Deals Week Kicks Off this Friday, November 22

Customers will find deals all day, every day from fashion to toys, home, electronics, Amazon Devices and more In addition to unlimited Prime FREE Two-Day Shipping, select Prime members can take...


Nov 08, 2019, 06:55 ET Amazon Canada Announces Plans to Build First Fulfillment Centre in Quebec

The new facility will create more than 300 full-time jobs in the Greater Montreal area SEATTLE, Nov. 8, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon Canada today announced plans to open its first...


Nov 04, 2019, 11:30 ET Amazon Canada Makes Holiday Gifting Easier than Ever

With early Black Friday deals launching today across a number of different categories, it is a great time to start shopping popular products in toys, electronics, home goods and more For customers...


Oct 29, 2019, 03:01 ET Amazon Business and Business Prime Launch for Canada, Offering Customers Convenience, Selection and Value with Additional Benefits Tailored to a Business' Needs

Amazon Business brings the shopping experience customers enjoy on Amazon to Canadian business customers, from sole proprietors to enterprises, with the procurement features needed to save time and...


Oct 07, 2019, 10:15 ET Introducing the All-New Fire HD 10: Brilliant 10.1" Full HD Display, Faster Processor, and Longer Battery Life--Still Only CDN$ 199.99

Built for entertainment with a vivid, widescreen 1080p Full HD display; faster octa-core 2.0 GHz processor; 32 GB of storage expandable up to 512 GB via microSD, up to 12 hours of mixed-use battery...


Oct 07, 2019, 09:23 ET Amazon Fire Kids Edition--Tablets Built from the Ground Up for Kids--Now Available to Customers in Canada

Available in three screen sizes, Fire Kids Edition comes with a full featured Fire tablet, a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, and a kid-proof case, starting at CDN$ 129.99 with up to CDN$ 85 in...


Oct 07, 2019, 09:21 ET Introducing Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, the All-You-Can-Eat Content Subscription Service for Kids--Now Available to Customers in Canada

Amazon FreeTime Unlimited brings together all the types of content kids and parents love—books, educational apps, videos, and games—into one simple, easy-to-use service for kids ages 3-12 With...


Sep 25, 2019, 15:26 ET Amazon Introduces New Line-Up of Echo Devices

There are now even more ways to access Alexa at home –with all new Echo, Echo Flex, Echo Dot with clock, and Echo Show 8 Echo Studio is our best-sounding Echo ever and the first smart speaker to...


Sep 04, 2019, 14:50 ET Introducing Fire TV Cube and the Nebula Soundbar--Fire TV Edition; The Next Generation of Fire TV Devices for Canada

Fire TV Cube is launching for the first time for Canada for CDN $149.99—with an ultra-powerful hexa-core processor, Fire TV Cube delivers a fast, fluid experience with instant access to Dolby Vision...


Jul 17, 2019, 14:56 ET Alexa, How Was Prime Day? Prime Day 2019 Surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday Combined Worldwide

Members worldwide purchased more than 175 million items, from devices to groceries and more, throughout Prime Day Top-selling deals in Canada included PlayStation 4 Slim with Spiderman and Horizon...


Jul 12, 2019, 00:01 ET Starting Monday, July 15, ask "Alexa, What are My Prime Day Deals?"

Prime Day kicks off Monday, July 15 at 12am PT / 3am ET and runs for 48 hours, with new deals launching as often as every five minutes, promising a two-day parade of more than a million deals...


Jul 01, 2019, 03:00 ET Alexa, Set a Reminder for Prime Day

Amazon reveals early Prime Day offers on everything from entertainment to school supplies Kick off Back-to-School and Off-to-University shopping this Prime Day, and stay ahead of the curve with...


Jun 27, 2019, 03:00 ET Amazon Canada Expands Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery to Calgary

Starting today, Amazon Prime members shipping to Calgary can now shop from over one million items across a range of categories, and receive their delivery by 9 p.m. the same day SEATTLE, June 27,...