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what can you buy in canada that u can't buy here?

(40 Posts)
cheeryface Tue 08-Jul-08 14:38:06

and what can you buy here that you cant get in canada ?

info appreciated!

Kewcumber Tue 08-Jul-08 14:38:29

maple syrup fudge

flowerybeanbag Tue 08-Jul-08 14:39:55

White Spot burgers. Mmmmm....

shubiedoo Tue 08-Jul-08 14:41:38

instant macaroni and cheese (Kraft Dinner, kids love it...)

MaryAnnSingleton Tue 08-Jul-08 14:42:21

there are some sweeties listed on Cybercandy

dreamymum Tue 08-Jul-08 14:42:34

great candy in canada i just got back from there today. maple syrup surely. they have two authentic canadian clothing stores 'Roots' for casual sportswear which is very comfy and 'Club Monaco' wodnerful scarves and work/evening style clothes.

dreamymum Tue 08-Jul-08 14:43:31

Kraft dinner is great! there is also a children's clothing store called 'children's place' with great clothes that are great quality and are fairly cheap

MaryAnnSingleton Tue 08-Jul-08 14:43:50

here- check out the Canadian candies cybercandy

orangina Tue 08-Jul-08 14:43:57

frozen eggo waffles...

Kewcumber Tue 08-Jul-08 14:44:32

"instant macaroni and cheese (Kraft Dinner, kids love it...) " dear gid NOOOO! It's hideous (no offence intended of course wink)

hockeypuck Tue 08-Jul-08 14:44:41

Oh Canada - I love Canada (sob)

Souble Stuff Oreos
Double Stuff Cheerios
Peanut Butter M&Ms (note the theme here!)
Lots of ice hockey memorabilia
ice hockey kit
ice hockey players (if you have enough cash - another theme developing here)
Little stickers with red maple leaves on them
The list goes on.

Why do you ask?

hockeypuck Tue 08-Jul-08 14:46:24

Not doublestuff cheerios obviously (that would be gross - I just got carried away with the Ohs. I meant to say, double stuff Fudgios, which are like oreos but only with a chocolatey fudgey filling - oh dear lord of everything that is righteous and tasty)

cheeryface Tue 08-Jul-08 14:47:10

my brother has gone to live there. He went on Saturday (sob)

brimfull Tue 08-Jul-08 14:48:52

MAC cosmetics is Canadian- that may be cheaper.

flowerybeanbag Tue 08-Jul-08 14:49:20


I could so live in Canada. If it weren't for the fact that both my and DH's jobs are based around English law and therefore non-relocatable we'd quite possibly be there.

brimfull Tue 08-Jul-08 14:49:26

Tim Horton's coffee and timbits mmmmmmmm

AlbertaWildRose Tue 08-Jul-08 14:50:21

Perogies! I miss them so much, tastiest comfort food ever.

cheeryface Tue 08-Jul-08 14:50:30

he sent me a message this morning describing his surroundings...sounded bloody great

shubiedoo Tue 08-Jul-08 14:50:54

Apparently Tim's coffee is now available in Spar stores in Dublin, Ireland. Not quite so far to go!
Yes, KD is an acquired taste, I lived on it in college and still have nostalgic fondness...

SheherazadetheGoat Tue 08-Jul-08 14:51:29

if canada is so full of sweeties why do they all have such good teeth?

cheeryface Tue 08-Jul-08 14:51:45

and the people sound really welcoming

SheherazadetheGoat Tue 08-Jul-08 14:51:52

i bet loads of camping/outdoor stuff is loads cheaper

AlbertaWildRose Tue 08-Jul-08 14:53:04

Canadians have good teeth because the dental care is fantastic, there's fluoride in the water, and people don't eat just sweets!

SheherazadetheGoat Tue 08-Jul-08 14:53:55

sweets are just to throw over the border at lumbering americans?

AlbertaWildRose Tue 08-Jul-08 14:54:48

Yes, exactly! No, of course we eat them, but we hopefully eat other things as well.

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