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Some goods have become "luxury" items due to shortages and high demand.

This winter, a shortage of cauliflower led to prices soaring to as much as $9 per head. The New York Times called the vegetable a “luxury” item in Canada. Here are a few other goods that have gone from ample to scarce.

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Steve Brearton

Steve Brearton is a freelance writer in Toronto.

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