They call it a "Second-Hand Economy Index". Absorb that for a moment.
Now, let me tell you it's the 4th annual - from Kijiji. They tell me "The second-hand economy includes any transactions of second-hand items, bought, sold, rented, traded or donated.
The numbers surprise me. They show the "average number of second-hand goods exchanged by Canadians," that's you and me, was 80 last year. Did you exchange 80 second-hand goods last year?
How about this? 2.3 BILLION items were exchanged by Canadians last year at a value of $28.5 billion.
I suppose I shouldn't be surprised. Locals are frequently buying and selling on a number of "buy and sell" pages on social media and DiscoverMooseJaw.com is full with hundreds of items and services for sale or trade in the classifieds.
Oh, and if you check "Garage Sale Junkie" on DiscoverMooseJaw, you'll find a number of local garage sales this weekend and next.