The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Taiyuan is on a Saturday when prices can be found for as low as 691 C$. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. On the other hand, Sunday is the most expensive day to depart from Canada because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around 1,285 C$.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Taiyuan is possible. If you are planning a flight to Taiyuan, consider booking flights to Lüliang Airport (126 km from Taiyuan city centre).