Why are some streaming sites not available in Canada?

There are a number of streaming sites that users can watch for free. These sites are actually completely legal and typically pay for the content via built in ads. However, a lot of these sites are Geo-restricted. This is when licensing for content is only bought for a specific country. This means they use your IP address to block you from accessing the site entirely.

Although this can be by passed from using a VPN such as Express. Some people don’t want to spend the money and time setting this up. Instead I will be introducing you to 3 sites you can watch free movies, shows and live TV in Canada.

1. Pluto TV

Pluto TV is a popular free streaming site available on most streaming devices such as Firestick, Nvidia Shield and Android based devices. Until recently, Pluto was only available in the United States. However, They have now brought the service to Canada. This means users can easily access the content without using a VPN.

What does Pluto TV offer for content?

Pluto TV has a wide variety of live channels and On demand content. For On demand, users can see shows such as South Park, iCarly and other popular shows. Some of the live content available includes

  • SpongeBob SquarePants Channels – Continuous channel for the popular kids show
  • CSI – Multiple channels featuring shows across the whole universe
  • South Park channel – Who doesn’t love this show? Plays on going episodes 24/7
  • Degrassi – Playing 24/7 episodes of the long running series.

How to access Pluto TV?

Pluto TV can be accessed by going to the official website here. To install on a streaming device simply head to the official app stores and search for it. Although this can be accessed in Canada now, to receive more content a VPN can still be useful.

  • Using a VPN will unlock content available in other countries
  • Purchase Express VPN here (Try FREE for 30 days)
  • Install it on your device
  • Set it to the United states or another country
  • Enjoy more content!

2. Plex TV

Plex TV has actually been available for some time. It is known for its cloud sharing service where media holders can upload their content. They can then share their server or watch it anywhere in the world. However, many don’t know Plex also has a streaming service called Plex TV. This offers users Live TV, Movies and shows completely for free.

What does Plex TV offer for content?

Plex tv offers a huge variety of TV shows and movies that can be accessed. Some of these include movies such as IP Man, Gamer and Pompeii. On top of this Plex TV has a huge selection of Live TV that users can watch. This is highlighted by the following Live channels listed down below.

  • Nosey – Trash reality tv at it’s finest
  • Cops – Enjoy the hit tv show on a 24/7 cycle
  • True Crime Now – True Crime Stories
  • Cowboy Way – All you western lovers are going to like this

How to access Plex TV?

Plex TV can be accessed here directly. This will work on any browser on laptop or desktop devices and most tablets and phones. Like the previous app Plex can be downloaded and installed directly from the official app store.

3. Tubi TV

Much like the previous app, Tubi TV has been available in Canada for some time. However the live tv section is only available in the United States currently. Don’t worry though! Tubi TV offers one of the biggest free libraries of TV Shows and Movies for users to enjoy for free. It also has one of the cleanest interfaces on both their app and website offered from these free apps. Very closely resembling a Netflix style experience.

What does Tubi TV offer for content?

Tubi offers a huge selection of TV shows and Movies with just a few ads integrated during viewing. Some of the shows and movies include: Undercover Boss (USA), The Simple Life and the Mask. One Unique part of Tubi TV is it has a dedicated kids section. The service can actually be locked to this section, it contains kid friendly only content.

How to access Tubi TV?

Much like the previous apps, Tubi tv can be accessed on any browser here. It is also available in every major app store including Apple, Amazon and Google Play store. However if you want access to the live tv… and trust me it’s good. You need to install a VPN and change your location to the United States. I have put the instructions down below for those wanting to do that.

  • Using a VPN will unlock content available in other countries
  • Purchase Express VPN here (Try FREE for 30 days)
  • Install it on your device
  • Set it to the United states or another country
  • Enjoy more content!

That is everything for today’s article. I have also put a video down below where I show off some of these apps. If you did enjoy this article… and I know you did. Check out a previous article where I break down the Onn streaming box from Walmart.

Until next time… stream on!