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Radio Noon Crosstalk - Today on the show, the strong Canadian dollar.

 

Canadian Dollar.jpgRight now the Canadian dollar is up around a dollar four against the American. We're asking if consumers are getting the most they can out of the strong Canadian dollar. If you've been looking at big-ticket items, have the prices gone down the way you expected they would?
Has the idea of traveling to the United States become a lot more attractive?
Or has the strong Canadian dollar affected your pocket book in a different way--affecting your household income if anyone in your family relies on exports for a living?
My guest on the program today is Alison Coffin, who is an economist at Memorial University.
Are consumers getting the most they can out of the strong Canadian dollar?

 

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