I always use the S3Details form in the income module, and not the Foreign Income reporting form. That latter form might be usable for reporting some capital gains on "non-investment" type assets where the underlying details of a transaction are not fully available.
For the S3Details form, there is a lot more space to record information such as date of sale, proceeds, ACB, and costs of selling. You could insert the exchange rate in that form, but I prefer to record that separately on a spreadsheet in my working paper files so just report the Canadian dollar equivalent on the form.
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