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Carrick on money: Are Canadians terrible tippers?

A blogger recently discovered Canadians may not be tipping as much as they should compared to our American counterparts.

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Are Canadians terrible tippers?

A blogger writes about how he dined at a Rhode Island restaurant with American friends not too long ago and found his idea of a fair tip was way below what local custom called for.

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Personal Finance Columnist

Rob Carrick has been writing about personal finance, business and economics for close to 20 years. He joined The Globe and Mail in late 1996 as an investment reporter and has been personal finance columnist since November 1998. Rob's personal finance columns appear in The Globe on Tuesday and Thursday, and his Portfolio Strategy column for investors appears on Saturday. More

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