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Published April 04, 2010, 10:27 AM

More Canadians head to the states to shop

(WDAY TV) - If you're seeing more Manitoba license plates south of the border, there are a couple of reasons.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

The Canadian dollar now equal to the American dollar is bringing many spring breakers from the province.

They are shopping at many stores and malls. Some Canadians we spoke with are looking for and finding deals on their visits to North Dakota and Minnesota.

"Plumbing antifreeze is three dollars here and ten dollars at Canadian Tire in Winnipeg and they are the same brand.”

Here's another big difference, butter in Winnipeg is about 4 dollars a pound. Here it's a dollar fifty.