@ 9:18pm, google says in response to the question
1 Canadian dollar = 0.994233 U.S. dollars
Yet, amazon.com and amazon.ca continue to have wildly different prices when it comes to the same exact books.
C in a Nutshell on amazon.CA – $35.25
C in a Nutshell on amazon.COM – $26.37
Canadians pay $8.88 more.
Practical English Usage – $36.51 AFTER discount from $57.95 on amazon.CA
Practical English Usage – $25.50 with NO discount on amazon.COM
Canadians pay $11.01 more.
Frank luna’s directX book, $44.07 on amazon.ca — discounted from $69.95
Frank luna’s directX book, $32.97 on amazon.com — discounted from $49.95
Canadians pay $11.10 more.
I’m sure there are quite a few more factors in determining prices than I am aware, but come on. $10 more to buy the exact same book, with the same isbn, when the difference between the Canadian and US dollars differ by LESS THAN A CENT??
It seems these prices are appropriate for a couple of years ago, not today.
Why are we paying so much more?