Non-taxable products (in Canada):
- basic groceries such as flour, sugar, spices, breads, cereals, eggs, butter, margarine, cheese, peanut butter, jam, honey, fruits, vegetables, milk, and yogurt
- prepared foods sold by an eating establishment for $4 or less
- children's clothing (including diapers)
- footwear costing $30 or less
- feminine hygiene products
- drugs and medicine sold under a doctor's prescription
- goods designed solely for people with physical disabilities
- vitamins and minerals.
You can print out this list and take it with you next time you are grocery shopping. Try to only buy "food"; you'll save both money (tax-free!) and your health (processed-free!).