We watch Canadian Satellite tv here in Illinois. After having Comcast double our cable rates and force channels on us that we don't want like BET and ESPN, and leave off many channels we wanted- we looked to switch to Direct tv or Dish network. I read the contracts on both and no one in their right mind would sign a Dish tv or Direct tv contract.
We searched and discovered Canada does not allow oligopolistic industries to write one sided contracts. We ended up going with Shaw Direct out of Canada. A little bit of hassle to make it happen as one can't buy the equipment easily in the USA. But we have it, no contract and $30 a month for what would of cost $100 a month on Dish network. When you call for service/ support you always get a competent person and no games with the bill. Very happy with Canadian TV.
Trailer Park Boys is a favorite except when my Wife is home- she has banned it from the house so we have to sneak it it. Don Cherry'* color commentary on Hockey Night is also great viewing.
Overall- Canadian TV is great. Less commercials, more channels, more choices and half the money. Funny how NAFTA left out broadcasting. Seems the USA big wigs that run the media empires had clout, big clout.
2001 Bonneville SSEi, 219,000 miles.
Whats in my driveway:
1998 Chevy S10 4x4 ZR2, 1999 Olds Bravada, 2001 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi, 2007 Ford F-350 regular cab 2WD, 2008 BMW 335i coupe (Wife'* replacement for her Bonneville). The Bonneville is my favorite of all the cars in the driveway.