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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
> them.
> 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.


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