SALES TAXES: Sales tax vary somewhat around the region wherein Ontario has a 8% Provincial Sales Tax + 7% GST (both of which international/US visitors can get rebated on purchases of goods) and in Niagara Falls, NY Side the local sales tax is 8.25%.
Stores stay open until 6:00 p.m. in most parts of Niagara. Many city and suburban stores are open until 9:00 p.m. at night for two, three or five weeknights.
A Canadian Legend. Coffee and a donut. The best if you ask any Canadian. The first store opend in 1964 in Ottawa, Canada.