Why This Works
If this seems a little bit odd to you, realize that there’s nothing shady about accessing geo-restricted content in this way. The content is geo-restricted to Canadian IP addresses. When you use a VPN provider that offers you servers in Canada, you have a Canadian IP address whenever you choose to. Accessing geo-restricted content in this way is somewhat similar to going to Europe to buy a rare album and bringing it back to the US to listen to it. You’re not doing anything wrong by traveling to pick up the goods, in essence.