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New NAFTA increases online shopping duty free for Canadians

After months of negotiations Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau have finally come to an agreement and there is much to be celebrated about this new deal when it comes to Canadian online shopping. Canadian online shoppers will be pleased that now they will be able to ship more goods into Canada without paying duties as … Continue reading New NAFTA increases online shopping duty free for Canadians

Amazon Raises Prime Membership by $2 a Month in the US, not in Canada

Hey fellow Canadians, no worries about recently announcement by Amazon, about their Prime Membership. Fee hike won't affect members living north of the border. Amazon is raising prices by $2 USD from $10.99 to $12.99 for their US subscribers starting immediately and will be updated on their next bill cycle. Student members fee will only … Continue reading Amazon Raises Prime Membership by $2 a Month in the US, not in Canada

Why Online Shopping in Canada Is So Expensive

Welcome to Canada, where everything costs 15-25% more expensive than same product south of the border in the US. Most of things you want to buy in Canada will most likely cost much less in the US. Why not shop in the US and get it shipped to Canada you say? Well, that is because … Continue reading Why Online Shopping in Canada Is So Expensive

US Judge to Canada – Hands Off Google

California Federal judge blocked the Canadian ruling that was trying to make Google delete search results from its system. This is definitely a nice win for Google as it is telling other countries to stop interfering with US jurisdiction where Google servers are based. This is the first time when US judge tells a foreign … Continue reading US Judge to Canada – Hands Off Google

US Tech looks to Canada For Relocation

According to a new study from Hired.com , American tech employees are now more than ever looking to relocate or expand their business and hiring in Canada. Report states it is due to President Trump changes to immigration policies especially to ban 6 Muslim countries from entering USA and proposed modifications to H1B visa. At … Continue reading US Tech looks to Canada For Relocation

Canada might follow US / UK on laptop / tablets ban on flights

Canada is still considering whether to follow UK and US in their laptop and iPad carry on ban on airlines flying from Middle Eastern countries. The ban came into effect this past Saturday March 25th. This basically means you are now allowed to use your laptop during your flight. You can still use it at … Continue reading Canada might follow US / UK on laptop / tablets ban on flights