Why are prices sooooooooooooo high?

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Not sure which prices you feel are high but they are still good compared to other parts of Canada. They also compare favourable to the US if you adjust for currency differences.
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From the above article:

The cheapest places in Canada to get a cell phone are also the only parts with a provider that isn’t one of the Big Three. Saskatchewan has SaskTel, Quebec has Videotron and Manitoba has MTS.

Or, at least Manitoba had MTS.

In May, 2016, Bell purchased the regional telecom for $3.9 billion. Within weeks, Rogers suddenly hiked their Manitoba plans by $5."