Why these food items are still cheap

Why these food items are still cheap

Even though Canadian grocery prices are rising at the fastest pace in more than 40 years, bananas are still cheap. According to Statistics Canada, average retail prices for bananas in July 2022 remained relatively stagnant when compared to the last few months. At $1.68 per kilogram, bananas are one of the few fruits that are … Read more

Inflation: Canadians struggling with food costs need help, advocates say

Inflation: Canadians struggling with food costs need help, advocates say

OTTAWA — With the cost of living rising at the fastest pace in decades, Canadians struggling to put food on the table are turning to community organizations for help. The Community Food Center in Stratford, Ont., says foot traffic has doubled at its discounted produce markets, where local produce is sold at lower prices than … Read more

Cross-Border Shopping — 5 Things That Are Cheaper On Each Side Of The Canada-US Border

Cross-Border Shopping — 5 Things That Are Cheaper On Each Side Of The Canada-US Border

If you’re a fan of cross-border shopping, these tips could help you on your next trip! There are some items that are way cheaper on either side of the US-Canada border and you could be missing out by purchasing them on the wrong one. Comparison platform HelloSafe recently shared insights into the types of products … Read more

6 Cross-Border Shopping Tips You Should Know If You’re Heading From Canada To The US

6 Cross-Border Shopping Tips You Should Know If You’re Heading From Canada To The US

For those who love to nab a bargain, cross-border shopping between Canada and the United States is a no brainer, whether that be at malls, designer outlets or even gas stations. While there are loads of ways to save money, there are some rules for cross-border shopping that every buyer should be aware of. For … Read more

More meat, fewer grains? Doctor questions new Canada’s Food Guide

More meat, fewer grains? Doctor questions new Canada’s Food Guide

One doctor says the new version of Canada’s Food Guide is taking one of several possibly healthy diets and promoting it at the expense of other options. Dr. Andrew Samis told CTV’s Your Morning Thursday that he took issue with the new guide’s recommendation that meat, eggs and dairy should make up a smaller portion … Read more