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Submitted by s8anicslayer 179d ago | news

Gaming adds $2.3 billion to Canada's GDP

Canada's gaming industry contributed about $2.3 billion into the country's gross domestic product last year. That's according to a report commissioned by the Entertainment Software Association of Canada. (ESA Canada, Industry)

Eonjay  +   179d ago
Nice
stevehyphen  +   179d ago
Whilst not the same, I've been buying most games digitally, as the PSN does not charge tax.

Go to the store and buy a game for $59.95 + the 13% harmonized tax here
OR
Go to the store and buy 3x$20 PSN cards and pay no tax.

Sure, you can't sell the used copy, but you still save $7.75 off the hop!

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