Campus bookstores unite against inflated textbook prices

November 29, 2007

Campus Stores Canada, the national face of the Canadian Campus Retail Industry, has launched a campaign to change a federal law to allow book prices to drop dramatically for consumers.  Currently, exclusive distributors have the right to add 10-15% on top of increases to cover currency differences.  "This regulation serves as a private tariff on reading.  Why should Canadian students have to pay significantly more for their books than their peers in the US?"