With the launch Siri will provide news briefs from a handful of sources in Canada, including CBC, Global TV, CTV, and CNN.
To start, say “Hey Siri” and then say “read me the news” or “what’s the news today?”
Apple previously announced that HomePod sales will begin in Canada, Germany, and France on Monday, June 18. The speaker is available to order in white and space gray through Apple’s online store, retail stores, and the Apple Store app on iPhone and iPad, and at select authorized resellers, including Best Buy.
The speaker will be priced at $449 in Canada, and €349 in Germany and France, according to Apple’s online store.
HomePod first launched in the United States, , Australia and United Kingdom in February. Late last month, Apple pushed a software update to the HomePod that enables Siri to speak in French, German, and Canadian English. Apple notes that Canadian French will be added later this year in a subsequent software update.