Note: Pictures were taken at middle-of-the-range supermarkets on random days (i.e., not specifically on days when special promotions were on). All prices are in Canadian dollars (converted at the time of writing).
|CANADA: 1.26/kg for imported bananas / AUSTRALIA: $1.89/kg for local bananas|
|CANADA: $3/12 pk of store brand toilet paper / AUSTRALIA: $3.62/12 pk|
|CANADA: $3.19/baguette / AUSTRALIA: $3.15/baguette|
|CANADA: $2.29/L / AUSTRALIA: $2.72/L|
|CANADA: $4.99/12pk / AUSTRALIA: $6.07/12pk|
|CANADA: $0.99/12pk / AUSTRALIA: $1.91/12pk|
5-3 - It's a comparison of different types of gum but the price is still quite strongly in Canada's favour.
And the final round of Part 1.
|CANADA: $4.49/pk / AUSTRALIA: $2.23/pk|
At the end of Part 1, Canada leads 5-4. Stay tuned for Part 2 where I compare the price of coffee, shampoo, and other so-called essential items.