Not the same, nintendo is bunch of assholes fo region locking prepaid cards. If you can't find somone on here then stick it up on ebay and sell it for 19$, should sell quick. I doubt an American will have a canadian card because why would they. How did you end up with an American card in canada? Accidently ordered a usa version? Anyways hope you find somone to purchase/trade. Keep in mind you need a 100 posts to put something up in the trade/sell forum so this thread might get locked.