Canadians who want to purchase a Kindle or a Kindle Paperwhite directly from Amazon.ca, the Canadian arm of the online retailer can now do so. Amazon has announced that both of the digital readers are now officially available on the Canadian website. The Paperwhite is the newest digital reader that Amazon offers.
The Canadian prices for the digital readers will be C$139 for the standard Paperwhite. The Paperwhite but also has 3G will sell for C$199. The last generation Kindle will be available for C$89.
Amazon has also added a wide variety of books specifically for Canadian users. The titles include most best sellers from the Globe and Mail and Le Devoir best seller lists, winners of the Giller prize, and a broad selection of works from leading Canadian publishers and authors, including Margaret Atwood, Alice Munro and Yann Martel. Nearly 50,000 books are in French.