Canada US Price Gap

Tories To Introduce Law On Canada-U.S. Price Gap

CBC | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada Business

The federal government is poised to introduce legislation in the fall to try to narrow the consumer price gap between Canada and the U.S. The propo...

Canada-U.S. Gas Price Gap Largest On Record

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.22.2014 | Canada Business

Canadians have long paid more for gas than Americans, but the difference today is the greatest it’s ever been, according to a report from National B...

Blame Canada?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Business

Canadian shoppers who are shocked at how much more they pay for goods up north should point a finger at Ottawa if they're looking for someone to blame...

Wait, What?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada Business

We’re all used to seeing those tags on book covers that announce one (lower) price for a book in the U.S., next to a higher price for Canada. Ann...

5 Budget Promises You Could See Today

CBC | Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada Politics

Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is tabling the 2014 budget this afternoon. It'll be his 10th budget for the federal Conservatives. Here are...

Sunny Freeman

No Goodies For You In Tuesday's Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada Business

What we know about Tuesday’s federal budget: it’s going to crack down on charities, tackle price gaps between Canada and the U.S. and help fund in...

What's He Going To Do About The Canada-U.S. Price Gap?

CBC | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada Business

When Finance Minister Jim Flaherty introduces the federal budget tomorrow, it will be just over a year since the Senate national finance committee re...

Canada-U.S. Price Gap Fading FAST

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.24.2014 | Canada Business

The plunging loonie has all but eroded the U.S.’s price advantage on Canada, and cross-border shopping barely makes sense anymore, says Bank of Mont...

Give Canada-U.S. Price Gap Problem Time: BoC

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada is weighing in on the problem of the Canada-U.S. retail price gap, suggesting the vexing phenomenon may not be as persiste...

This Is How Much The Loonie Is Overvalued

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.15.2013 | Canada Business

The Canadian dollar is suffering from overvaluation, according to a new measure of global currencies’ value. The loonie is 10.1 per cent stronger...

LOOK: This Is How Much You'll Save If You Buy Diapers In The U.S.

The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — A new report suggests the price gap on consumer goods between Canada and the U.S. has narrowed, but most of that has to do with the lower v...

Harper To Tackle Canada-U.S. Price Gap: Report

National Post | Posted 09.27.2013 | Canada Business

The Harper government is set to propose a number of new measures to close the U.S.-Canada consumer price gap, including the possibility of extending t...

Hate Paying More Than U.S. Shoppers? Good News!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Business

Good news, Canuck shoppers. U.S. clothing retailer Express, Inc. announced it has carried out its move to parity pricing for Canadian consumers. ...

Here's Where The Canada-U.S. Price Gap Is Really, Really Big

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.23.2013 | Canada Business

Canadians complain about the price gap between U.S. and local stores, but here’s the biggest price gap of them all: housing. According to an anal...

15 Canadian First World Problems

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada

There’s plenty to be grateful for here in Canada, but we certainly do our fair share of complaining. It seems Canadians have our own set of "fir...

Budget Likely To Widen Canada-U.S. Price Gap

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadians will be paying hundreds of millions of dollars more on everything from food to bicycles because of a little-noticed change in tarif...

Why Higher Canadian Prices Are Ripping You Off

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government needs to launch a comprehensive review of its tariff policy to help bridge a yawning price gap between Canadian and Am...

Why Are Prices Higher In Canada Than The U.S.?

CBC | Posted 04.07.2013 | Canada Business

Canadians may soon know why they pay more for many products than shoppers south of the border. The final report of a Senate finance commit...

Daniel Tencer

Why Are Prices Higher In Canada Than In The U.S.?

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.20.2012 | Canada Business

It’s the holiday season, that magical time of year when Canadians come together to ask: Why are we still paying more for everything than Americans? ...

Sick Of Canada-U.S. Price Gap? Blame Multinational Suppliers

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Identical widescreen TVs, bottles of hair conditioner and even painkillers cost Canadian shoppers more than their American neighbours despite...

Why The Strong Loonie Hasn't Helped You

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.08.2012 | Canada Business

Many economists have argued that a strong Canadian dollar is good for the country, because it makes imports less expensive and therefore lowers costs ...

New York County Rolling In Cross-Border Shopper Money

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.22.2012 | Canada Business

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Canadian shoppers are being credited for helping to boost Erie County's sales tax revenues over the US$400 million mark for the first ...

Should Competition Bureau Probe Canada-U.S. Price Gap?

CBC | Posted 04.08.2012 | Canada Business

The Competition Bureau should look into price differences between goods sold in Canada and the U.S., a consumer group is suggesting. ...