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Canadian Food Prices Jump

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by erudne, Jan 13, 2016.

  1. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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  2. PBinWA

    PBinWA Clark County Well-Known Member

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    But Canada has the dreamiest Prime Minister - ever! So it will all be OK. :rolleyes:
     
  3. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Well they always say "eat local"... wonder what the price of narwhal blubber and moss is.
     
  4. albin25

    albin25 Lewiston Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Canadians (in general) were sheep when I left there almost 30 years ago and since then they've had their teeth pulled. They can't see that they're becoming China...living on jobs created by booming exports fueled by a low valued dollar, food is becoming a major family budget concern for the majority.

    FYI; That cauliflower comes to $5.59 US...imagine how your priorities would change if you were paying that here...and still paying $3+/gallon (converted to US). In addition a 30 year fixed rate mortgage is almost unheard of. There, the usual is either 5 yr fixed rate amortized over 30 years, or an x% over prime "floating" rate...so if interest rates go up they all take it in the shorts.
     
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  5. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    $30 for a gallon of chocolate milk is crazay.
    Not that chocolate milk is inelastic, (for some, lol) but being socialist, they'll tax the bejesus out of inelastic goods, such as gasoline, booze, cigarettes etc.
    If I remember correctly around 25 years ago cigarettes were $10 a pack.
    anyway, I'm cooking up a 15lb turkey I got around thanksgiving right now.. cost about $5.50.. for the whole thing.. JennyO brand
     
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  6. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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    Keep in mind that except for his race, and gender,;) Truedue is the same as Obama; a muslim, a Marxist, and a Messianic Narcissistic Sociopath
     
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    Lange22250 Milwaukie Active Member

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    The story is highly exaggerated, all the prices they are quoting are in Nunavut. It's a lot like comparing the produce prices in the bubblegum end of some Alaska village with what you pay at a Portland Safeway.
    Prices are up for some imported foods due to the exchange rate but the beef prices are still better than Oregon.
     
  8. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Oh you. You know it's solely due to them having to double-print everything in French and English. Give 'em a hogshead and they'll take a metric thingy
     
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  9. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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    I was under the impression the entire nation of Canada was like a village in Alaska
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  10. brian niziol

    brian niziol smoky lake alberta canada New Member

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    Canadians would not know what socialism is if it sat on their face. We are a country ruled by finance capital just like the Americans.
     
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    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Fudd envy. Canadian Fudd.

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  12. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    The main problem I've found with Canada is there are too few Canadians. :eek:
    Too many people there seem to identify with somewhere else.:confused::confused:
     
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  13. brian niziol

    brian niziol smoky lake alberta canada New Member

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    Could not agree more. Well said.