Monthly Archives: April 2013

New Stewardship Fees will make US prices more attractive

I have recommended in this blog that fellow CBS’ (cross-border shoppers) compare all costs when comparing prices down south. One of those has been the “Stewardship Fees” read TAXES that are charged up front for recycling of electronics, tires, paint … Continue reading

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Speedy? Ya But It’s Covered By Insurance

Over the last month I have had the misfortune to get two stone chips in my windshield. The first was in Phoenix. As I was familiar with Speedy I found the closest outlet and headed on down. The Service Advisor … Continue reading

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Why Canadians may never realize their dream of having U.S. prices

When U.S. companies come here they see us as the “honey hole” that we are. Why would any retailer, regardless as to where they came from, charge canadians $5.00 for an item when they can get $9.00 for it? Doesn’t … Continue reading

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I do declare Mr. Beauregard – this is a great app

I found a great iPhone Application that I just have to share with you all. It comes from a fellow Canadian so you know that it has to be good. The App is called “Simply Declare” http://www.simplydeclare.com/ and what it does is … Continue reading

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Mike Graston’s Colour Cartoon For Friday, February 08, 2013

This is a Great Cartoon, Dito for Canadian books, manufactured goods, and lets not forget the beer and liquor!

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Mark Milke: Ottawa should end import tariffs, a tax on the poor

Good to hear from our Western Canada folks!

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Because They Can

there has been much buzz over Target’s entry into Canada and the unreasonable expectations from some that this would mean lower prices for goods as a result. Any regular readers of this Blog know that this is a totally unreasonable … Continue reading

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