US, Canada price comparison study
Shoppers wondering why a stronger loonie has failed to level prices in Canada and the United States for many products may get some answers today.
A Senate committee that held hearings on price differences between goods in the two countries is set to release its report.
The Senate finance committee heard a variety of reasons why the same goods often have higher price tags in Canada despite the stronger Canadian dollar.
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty told the committee he wants Canadian consumers to benefit from the higher loonie.
The minister has conceded, however, that government policies such as tariffs may be part of the reason for the discrepancy.
The loonie closed Tuesday at 100.38 cents U.S.
Read more Business News
- Schools closedBC - 6:31 am
- Chute Lake Rd. fireKelowna
- Coquihalla opensKamloops - 6:28 am
- Fire destroys houseVernon / N. Okanagan
|QHR Technologies Inc||1.19||0.00|
|Anavex Life Sciences||0.25||0.00|
|Copper Mountain Mining||2.91||-0.02|
|Sunrise Resources Ltd||0.025||0.00|
|Mission Ready Services||0.225||-0.02|
You can’t manage what you can’t control! You can’t manage the number of sales you’re going to make but you can manage the behaviour that will help you make those sales. Obvious...
Apple has taught many entrepreneurs the importance of design, how to create buzz when introducing new products to the marketplace, how to pioneer new technology and the importance of superior quality....
Move over “big guys” there’s a new brokerage in town featuring local expertise, long standing experience and a fresh boutique approach. Kelowna, August 31 2014 – You may have...