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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.

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Screen Awards dive into immersive media

The ACCT has announced five new digital and immersive award categories to be presented during Canadian Screen Week.

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TIFF to showcase virtual reality projects

The Toronto International Film Festival will spotlight virtual reality over three days during this year’s event. (Pictured: 6×9: An Immersive Experience of Solitary Confinement.)

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Blue Ant puts its Brojects to work in VR

The media co is dipping its toe into the virtual space with a set of new videos.

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Launch date set for Secret Location’s Halcyon

The 15-part scripted VR series will premiere on Syfy this fall.