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In Brief: Netflix ups Canadian subscription fees

Plus: More sports added to DAZN and Canadian Music Cafe partners with xoTO Filmmakers Lounge.

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CFC VR experiences head to Seoul

Three CFC Media Lab virtual reality productions, including one starring David Cronenberg, will be on display at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.

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Amazing Race Canada adds online game and VR experience

The show is hoping to build brand loyalty through virtual reality and social interaction.

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VR gets a reality check

There are 200 companies working in the virtual reality space in Canada, with more than 300 projects on the go, but distribution and financing remain problematic, says a new report.

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VR is still a niche in Canada: study

A study from MTM finds that virtual reality use and ownership are still relatively low, and users are mainly young, affluent and tech-savvy.

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VR spend on rise, but Canadians sticking with actual reality: study

The country’s spend on virtual and augmented reality will grow more than 535% this year, but it still lags behind most global regions.

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Cirque du Soleil explores VR with Felix & Paul

The Montreal-based studio has partnered with the famed circus co. once again on a 12-minute virtual experience.

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DEEP Inc. partners with the Wall Street Journal

The Toronto company led by Thomas Wallner (pictured) collaborated with the news org on a stand-alone VR app.

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Three Canadian VR experiences to be presented at FIVARS

CFC Media Lab’s The Closet is among the projects being presented at the Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Reality Stories in Toronto.

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Felix & Paul partner with the U.S. President

The Montreal VR studio has launched Through the Ages: President Obama Celebrates America’s National Parks.

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TIFF ’16: KA The Battle Within gets world bow

The VR experience from Felix & Paul Studios and Cirque du Soleil Media will premiere in the Pop VR program.

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Looking into the future: Canada’s upcoming VR and AR spend

According to new numbers from the International Data Corporation, spend will reach $500 million U.S. next year.