I called bestbuy near my home and they said that the asus Gvx series with the dual core and gtx 260m are exclusively sold in the USA.
I'm pretty much looking for a laptop with a top tier graphics card for around a grand.
Gateway P-7908u FX Notebook Product Information at PriceGrabber.com
I was also looking at this one.
It seems this one is also tricky to find in Canada also.
I called tigerdirect.ca and they said due to manufacturing restrictions this is only for sale in the USA.
dunno why everyone is hating on Canada all of a sudden.