- Dec 6, 2005
Think you're getting a great deal? Think again!
Consumer's Association of Canada President Bruce Cran is warning Canadian shoppers to change their loonies for greenbacks before crossing the border.
Shoppers have been flocking to the United States since the Canadian dollar achieved parity. Everything from underwear to luxury cars seems to be cheaper in Buffalo (or Rochester or Detroit).
However, some store owners are looking for their slice of Canadian pie - at the expense of the exchange rate. .Cran says that one Buffalo store was offering 60 cents on the dollar, and he's heard complaints from other shoppers