Monthly Archives:: December 2008

How Was Your 2008?

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Looking back on the months gone by, As a new year starts and an old one ends, We contemplate what brought us joy, And we think of our loved ones and our friends. Recalling all the happy times, Remembering how they enriched our lives We reflect upon who really counts, As the fresh and bright… Read more »

Smart Canucks Cutest Pet Contest

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I should’ve probably blogged about this earlier but I was extremely busy this holiday season. On SmartCanucks we’re having a Cute Pet Contest where you can submit a picture of your pet for a chance to win one of 30 prizes that include a Zune, a $75 Zellers Gift Card and an iPod. The deadline… Read more »

Empire Cinemas: Holiday BOGO deal

Posted by & filed under Canadian Deals & Coupons.

Thinking about catching a movie this holiday season? Maybe you’ve already been? For every ticket you purchase this holiday you should be given a coupon at the box office for a “Buy One, Get One” movie ticket deal. The coupon will be valid from Jan 12-Feb 26. If you’ve purchased your ticket online or at… Read more »

New Year’s Events Across Canada

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Still looking to make New Year’s plans for tonight? Why not take a peek at About.com’s summary of New Year’s Events in Canada. Many of the events will be free, so it’s worth taking a peek. In my neck of the woods, the annual Niagara Falls New Year’s event will be kicking off at 8pm… Read more »

Free Coldplay MP3

Posted by & filed under Canadian Freebies, Free Stuff.

Like Coldplay, but not enough to shell out for the sublime Viva La Vida? I don’t blame you. So why don’t download Viva La Vida, The Thin White Duke Mix absolutely free? All you’ll need is your email address and some knowledge about your country of residence (do you know where you live, Timmy?) and… Read more »

SmartCanucks Caption Challenge: Week 5

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We couldn’t be any deeper in hockey season right now, and what better way to denote this than with a caption contest? I know it looks like he’s in command of the situation, but that dude’s balance is about to DISAPPEAR. And while I haven’t done so before, I think I’m going to kick things… Read more »

Chapters In-Store Sale: 30% off hardcovers, more

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Chapters isn’t the only store still celebrating their post-Christmas clearance, but they are the only one who felt the need to tell me about it in my inbox this morning. This week, Chapters is offering 30% off all regular-priced hardcovers, 50% off calendars, and 50% of seasonal items. If you have iRewards, you can’t get… Read more »

McDonald’s Mondays: McBINGO!

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When was the last time you ordered a cup of coffee, an Egg McMuffin, and a bingo card?  It’s may not be your typical Extra Value Meal, but at one McDonald’s in Maine it’s become a weekly breakfast tradition. It may seem like a strange story, but it’s something that I’ve seen pop up at… Read more »

Canada Needs More Computers

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In the Economist’s “Pocket World in Figures” Canada ranked 2nd amongst countries with largest computer ownership with 87.6 computers per 100 people. Not too bad compared to say Finland which only has 50 computers per 100 people. But Israel ranks in first place with 122.1 computers per 100 people so we’re going to have to… Read more »

Canadian Blogs: Yarn Harlot

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Featured Blog: Yarn Harlot Recent winner of the 2008 Canadian Blog Awards (second place went to SmartCanucks!), Yarn Harlot is the ongoing story of one woman’s adventures in knitting. Like any good story though, the knitting merely sets the stage for an adventure full of personality and good writing. Stephanie’s life outside of knitting is… Read more »