The guy in the french forum claimed that Canon is reacting a lot to their competitors. So the roadmap is always moving.
For instance, the mirrorless compact is in the box for years but not announced by Canon (trying to improve it ?)
Whatever, a 3 FF line-up (semi pro) will kill EF-S in my opinion if it looks like these :
Yes, but what do we call cheap? Canon's recent price hikes to everything with a mkII in it's name show that all new products are hitting a "new price" premium.