Some stores in the East Coast don't get the newest releases until 6 weeks after they are released in the West Coast. People in Ontario and Quebec traditionally get their games 3 weeks after they are released in Victoria and Vancouver.
References in the Grand Theft Auto series
- GTA IV
- Roman Bellic lists "scared Canadians" as one of the many types of females to hit on in Liberty City.
- Many pedestrians exclaim "I'm going back to Canada!", "proud to be Canadian!" or "Canada's way safer than this!" when something threatening happens around them.
- In GTA IV, Weazel News said in a report that "Canadians created hockey as a excuse to beat each other, just as us Americans did with football"
In GTA IV era for the miles travelled stats, it saids "Liberty City to Canada" approximatety 375 miles away.