Well I was all prepared to buy a use American import. I'd done enough research now that I know what's a good price for any given year based on mileage and trim level of model. If you've got the time and extra cash for transport, some good deals out of Texas on eBay auto's.
The bonus of buying a car from TX, FL or CA is that you can be almost certain that it never spent a lot of time in road salt… I've seen some really nice 4Runners from FL that were obviously driven around as if they were Camrys. Why people would buy a fully loaded 4x4 4Runner in FL, I don't know, but if somebody wants to buy a used one that's never been taken off road, that's a good place to look.
It costs about $850 USD to ship a car all the way across the continent, last time I checked. Less for shorter distances.
There are several places in Blaine where you can pay to rent parking space for cars while they do the 72-hour wait. One of the mini-storage places in Blaine has a parking lot full of cars waiting to go to BC.
"Bicycling is a healthy and manly pursuit with much to recommend it, and, unlike other foolish crazes, it has not died out."
- The Daily Telegraph (1877)