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POP QUIZ – What costs 1400% More In Canada?

I have a neighbour in Canada who thinks dandelions, crabgrass and other weeds are to be admired not controlled. The neighbours solution then is to start spraying early in the year, literally when the snow has melted, to prevent the … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Taxes From Oil – Not To Worry, Up The Price of Booze

As Alberta oil plummets, alcohol climbs to priciest in Canada MICHAEL PLATT, CALGARY SUN Booze Prices in Canada, including taxes: Molson Canadian, 12 bottles: (Compare with $11.95 in most of the U.S) AB: $29.54 NFLD: $24.99 NS: $24.79 NB: $21.99 … Continue reading

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How Lowe Can Price Advertising Go?

Canada announced conversion to the metric system in 1970. A mere 45 years ago! Over the next seven years we were metrified somewhat. Speed signs, gasoline, milk and temperature were some of the first changes. Others conversions have been more … Continue reading

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Back To School – Good for Economy

If you read last weeks headlines he is what you saw… Toronto Star: “Low loonie to boost back-to-school spending at home Financial Post: Lower loonie to boost back-to-school spending — and Canadian retailers’ bottom lines  Canadian Press: Low loonie expected to fuel increase … Continue reading

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The Canadian Cross-Border Shopping Guide “Second Edition”

The Canadian Cross-Border Shopping Guide – Second Edition is bigger and better with new chapters, more tip’s and tricks to save you money with our “devalued” Canadian Dollar! It’s all done and ready to ship! Is is still worth going across … Continue reading

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Another fine mess!

On Monday, the price of West Texas Intermediate oil — the US benchmark price — traded below $53.00 a barrel for the first time since May 2009, bringing WTI’s decline to nearly 50% from its June highs. And as the price … Continue reading

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Taxing Times, For Some!

As you all know when Tax Time comes we Canadian taxpayers cringe a little bit, well all of us who are still paying them. Here are a few prominent Canadians that choose to vote with their feet and bail out … Continue reading

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