Written by Nick Heer.

Canadian Cell Plans Are Embarrassing

If you live in just about any other developed country, you may not realize how good your cell providers are compared to what we deal with in Canada. This recent episode of CBC’s Marketplace covers everything: we pay more for less, competition is nonexistent, regulators fail to hold companies accountable, and plans are exploitative compared to anywhere else. They even cover little things, like how customers in Saskatchewan and Quebec pay less because of regional competitors.

I am not sure if this copy of the program is viewable worldwide or is region-locked, but if you have about twenty minutes and want to laugh and cry at Canada, check it out.