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Despite the soaring loonie, price tags often higher in Canada

Item

Canadian Price

U.S. Price

Source

Valleys of Neptune, Jimi Hendrix (CD)

$12.99

$9.99

Amazon

The Big Short, Michael Lewis

$17.50

$15.37

Amazon

The Wire: The Complete Series

$149.99

$126.49

Amazon

iPod nano 8 GB

$169

$149

Apple

Canon Powershot SD1200IS

$169

$149

Amazon

Nintendo DSi XL

$199.99

$189.99

Amazon

KitchenAid Artisan 5 Quart stand mixer

$399.99

$279.99

Amazon

Toronto-New York airfare, April 9-11*

$579.74

$593.43

Expedia

MacBook 2.26 GHz 250 GB

$1,099

$999

Apple

Weber Genesis propane barbecue

$1,199

$849

Home Depot

*Note: The airfare comparison is for identical flights on the same airline

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