Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:45:00 GMT
Where Canadians spend the most on groceries

On average, Canadians spend $6,000 annually at the grocery store.

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If you've ever unpacked groceries at home, pulled out the receipt and heaved a great sigh, you are not alone. In Canada, according to national data, the average household forks over nearly $6,000 per year at the supermarket alone.

But all is not equal across the country. According to Statistics Canada, what one household pays for groceries in Manitoba, say, doesn't compare to what a household pays for groceries in British Columbia. In which provinces do Canadian families spend the most at the supermarket? Click through to find out.

* Grocery bill data from 2011, the latest year available.
** Statistics Canada grocery survey data covers the nation's provinces only. 

* Bing: Cheapest grocery stores in Canada

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