Alex Wideman is a consumer rights advocate, serial entrepreneur and the editor-in-chief of Cansumer. He has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Queen's University. He is passionate about helping others save time and money and has been creating consumer-focused online resources for over 10 years. More about Cansumer
Ask any Canadian and they’ll likely tell you: yes – we pay more for our mobile service than other countries – particularly for data. But how much more do we actually pay compared to similar countries such as the US and Australia?
Year-after-year, new brands use new sales tricks and legal loopholes to sell rental contracts and cash out by selling to asset management companies for millions of dollars – that are taken from the pockets of unsuspecting homeowners.
The average out-of-pocket dispensing fee in Canada is $10.88 and varies primarily based on provincial drug program fee caps, type of pharmacy and how many other pharmacies are nearby (local competition).
The following is an in-depth review and analysis of Starlink user experiences written on various online forums and social media websites to summarize how well the service is performing in Canada and who stands to benefit most from it.