Amazon launched Prime Music and Alexa in Canada today, along with three devices that support the voice assistant: the Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot. Amazon says Alexa will speak English with a Canadian accent and have local knowledge and local skills — Alexa’s voice-activated apps — made by Canadian developers. Amazon anticipates 10,000 skills will be available for Canadian customers this year, including skills from Air Canada, CBC, the Weather Network, TD Bank, and Bank of Montreal.

“Tens of millions of customers are already using Alexa, and today we’re excited to bring her to Canada with an experience designed from the ground up for our Canadian customers,” said Tom Taylor, senior vice president of Amazon Alexa, in a statement.

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