$1.72?? Well you're going back more than 10 years.... the worst the Canadian dollar has fared against the US dollar in the past 10 years is when it hit 72 cents (or, the USD could buy about $1.40 Canadian). www.bankofcanada.ca/rates/exchange/10-year
Yes, there was a brief couple years or so when the Canadian dollar totally tanked.. the worst i remember it being was $1CDN=64 cents USD. Those were some rough times for those of us north of the border - trust me, trips to Hawaii were OFF my radar, I skipped right over and headed to Mexico. But those years were quite the anomaly.
I don't think the value of our comparative dollars makes much difference to the day to day lives of anybody - unless your daily budget is built around cross-border bargain hunting or travelling.
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