Top Canadian stories from the past week, plus other news from around the web

Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Below is an overview of the top stories from the past week (March 16th to March 22nd). In addition, we’ve also assembled a few notable mobile related news from around the web:

– Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 now available in Canada for $500 [Read here]
– BlackBerry sells majority of its real estate holdings in Canada [Read here]
– Pebble has sold over 400,000 smart watches since January 2013 [Read here]
– Thalmic Labs posts two amazing new demo videos of its Myo armband [Read here]
– Win a Google Chromecast! (Contest) [Read here]
– Bell gives the Sony Xperia Z Ultra its ‘End of Life’ notice [Read here]
– Bright Red Nexus 5 now available at Eastlink [Read here]
– BlackBerry lays off 120 employees in Waterloo [Read here]
– So long, iPad 2; welcome back, iPad 4 [Read here]
– Galaxy Note 3 update to KitKat now available to download [Read here]
– Ontario proposes stiffer penalties to those caught distracted driving [Read here]
– Samsung bringing the Galaxy S5 to Canada on April 11th [Read here]
– Say hello to Android Wear, Google’s wearable operating system [Read here]
– MasterCard debuts MasterPass-powered touchscreen bobblehead kiosk [Read here]
– BlackBerry shuts down Ottawa Product Development Centre [Read here]
– Chromecast launches in Canada for $39 [Read here]
– Public Mobile set to launch the Moto G [Read here]
– Here’s what you need to know about the 700Mhz auction [Read here]
– HTC will stream its All New One event live on March 25th [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy S5 to cost $700 [Read here]
– Here’s what we know about Android Wear and the Moto 360 smartwatch [Read here]

Around the web:
– Ask Google Search on Android to ‘play some music’ and… it will [Engadget]
– White House Testing LG, Samsung Devices [N4BB]
– Google attempts to address some of the most common Glass ‘myths’ [AndroidAuthority]
– Upcoming Samsung ATIV SE Windows Phone Leaked [WMPU]