Re: list delay
On Sat, 1 Feb 2003, Derrick 'dman' Hudson wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 01, 2003 at 07:36:00PM -0500, Mike Dresser wrote:
> | On Sat, 1 Feb 2003, Derrick 'dman' Hudson wrote:
> | "At present, SPI cannot accept donations in Canadian currency due to the
> | reluctance of U.S. banks to deal with Canadian funds. SPI is currently
> | evaluating the possibility of opening an account in a Canadian bank. "
> That's almost funny. Around here, Canadian coins (quaters, dimes,
> nickels, pennies) are treated as equal to US coins by people and
> cashiers. (vending machines won't take Canadian, though) I can't
> speak for the local banks since I almost never exchange coin with
> Of course, the ability to see Toronto on a clear day probably has an
> effect on that :-). (Rochester, NY)
There's even a bar in Detroit area that will take Canadian money at par.
In Windsor, almost everywhere will take US money, and give 35-40% on it,
I've even seen Canadian people paying with US money.