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Canadian Tire Canada Flyer Deal: Free $10 Bonus Gift Card to The Keg, Roots, Gap

Canadian Tire Canada has a great offer going on right now which can be found inside this week’s flyer. Right now, when you buy a $50 gift card to either The Gap, The Keg or Roots Canada, you will also receive a $10 bonus card for free.

This offer is only available for a limited time, or while supplies lasts, but it sure is a quick way to add a little extra to your shopping day!

Click here to check out this week’s flyer from Canadian Tire.

Vaughan Mills Mall FREE Shopping Shuttle Service From Union Station Returns June 1

Coming back on June 1st, is the complimentary, and now fully wi-fi equipped, free shuttle service to Vaughan Mills Shopping Mall from Toronto’s Union Station. The 55-seat shopping shuttle is completely free and runs everyday, twice a day between June 1 and September 30.

The registration and departures for the shuttle will take place at Union Station on the south side of 123 Front Street West and there will be a morning departure/pickup and an afternoon departure/pickup. Registration for the shuttle begins at 8:30am and you will have to register with City Tours Attractions, which can be found close by to Union Station.

The schedule for the shuttle is as follows:

  • morning: pick up from Union Station at 10am, returns from Vaughan Mills at 3pm
  • afternoon: pick from Union Station at 1pm, returns from Vaughan Mills at 6pm

To secure your spot on the shuttle, we advise you get there well before the specified departure time, as it is offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Click here to learn more about the free shopping shuttle service to Vaughan Mills.

Sears Canada Mother’s Day Deals: FREE 7-Piece Clinique Gift ($95 Value) With Purchase of $34

This recent 7-piece Clinique beauty gift offer from Sears Canada could work very well as a Mother’s Day gift, or simply as a nice little ‘self gift’. All you need to spend to receive this Clinique Spring 2017 gift, which is valued to be worth $95, is spend $34 or more on anything at Sears.

And if you spend $75 or more on anything from the beauty and fragrance, you can pick up a free compact mirror on top of the free Spring 2017 beauty gift.

This offer from Sears will only be available while supplies lasts.

Sears offers FREE shipping on all orders that are $99 or more.

Click here to begin shopping at Sears Canada.

The Source Canada Mother’s Day Contest: Enter to Win 1 of 2 Fitbit Alta HR Prize Packs, Value $399.98

Instead of doling out a bunch of cash on your Mother’s Day gift, why not take a chance by entering into The Source Canada’s Mother’s Day contest where you will have a chance of winning 1 of 2 Fitbit Alta HR prize packs.

The prize pack will contain two Fitbit Alta HR’s, making the total retail value of each pack to be $399.98. This means that both you and mom can benefit in this offer, as she can have the new Fitbit as well as you.

There is no purchase necessary to enter into the contest, all you have to do is simply comment on the Source’s Facebook page and describe why your mom (or person in your life who you view as your mom) deserves to win this package. You will have until May 8, 2017 at 11:59pm ET to enter into the contest.

The random drawing for the contest will take place the next day, May 9, at 10am ET.

Click here to learn more about the Mother’s Day contest.

The Home Depot Canada Online Deal: FREE Shipping on Patio Sets

The Home Depot Canada is kicking off summer with a fabulous online offer on patio sets and outdoor dining sets where you can receive free shipping on all outdoor sets, but only for a limited time. Usually, the Home Depot charges a rate, for larger items that is, that’s based on the dimensions and weight of your order, which for larger orders, like patio sets, can become quite pricey.

Theses sets would make for great Mother’s Day presents, or even just a savvy option for updating your backyard furniture. For instance, you could grab something as simple as this 3-piece bistro set (only $140) or as detailed as this 4-Piece Downington Wicker Deep Seating Outdoor Chat Set ($1,322), and either way you will qualify for free shipping.

Click here to begin shopping at The Home Depot Canada.

Sephora Canada Deals: FREE Fragrance Sample Set and Lip Mini With Any $35 Purchase

Sephora Canada is running a Beauty Insider exclusive right now where, when you spend $35 or more, you can pick up a FREE fragrance sample set and a Sephora brand lip mini.

To receive the free fragrance set you will first have to add $35 worth of product to your cart and then you must enter the promo code, SCENTSTYLE. You will then be prompted to choose between one of the two fragrance sets. One of the sets is described as being ‘effortless chic’, as it contains a nude lip mini and bright and light scent minis. The second sample set has a bold red lipstick mini and comes with spicier fragrance samples.

Also, when you buy any fragrance at Sephora either online or in-store as a Beauty Insider you will receive 3X the points until May 14.

Sephora offers free shipping on all orders that are $50 or more.

Click here to begin shopping at Sephora Canada.

Round-Up of Senior Discounts Around Canada

A lot of the time you hear people bemoaning getting older, but there are quite a few perks to punching above the ~55 age class. Whether you’re buying air travel, or going out for a movie with friends, there’s usually a way that you can find a way to cut corners using senior discounts (which typically begin around 50-55).

Here’s a round-up of the deals around Canada that you can take advantage of as a senior:

Food and Entertainment:

  • Parks Canada Pass: discounted yearly pass to National Parks or historic sites. Ages 65+
  • Toronto Symphony Orchestra: 25% off on select shows for CARP members
  • 20% off or $20 off purchases of $79.99 or more for AARP members
  • AMC Theatres: discounted tickets available for ages 60+
  • National Parks: free entrance to national parks with purchase of $10 Senior Pass
  • Regal Cinema: discounted senior movie ticket for ages 60+
  • Cinemas: (Cineplex Odeon, Landmark) offer senior discounts.
  • Arby’s: 10% discount at participating locations for Ages 55+
  • Bruno’s Fine Foods: 10% off every Wednesday
  • M&M Meats: 5% discount for 60+, 10% off if you spend over $30
  • Bulk Barn: 10% senior’s discount every Wednesday
  • Taco Bell: free drinks for seniors at participating locations
  • Wendy’s: free drink at some locations if your are 55+
  • Applebee’s: discount with the free Golden Apple Card
  • Dunkin Donuts: free donut with large or extra large drink purchase
  • Farm Fresh: 5% off Tuesdays and Thursdays for ages 55+
  • Goody’s: Join Club 50 Plus (free), and get 20% off every Tuesday
  • IHOP: order from the 55+ menu for discounted fare
  • McGavins Bread Basket: 10% off Wednesdays
  • Subway: 10% off for ages 60+
  • Taco Bell: free drinks for seniors
  • McDonald’s: discounted senior coffee at participating locations
  • Burger King: seniors discounted coffee
  • KFC: free small drink with any meal for ages 55+
  • Denny’s Restaurant: seniors discounted section on menu
  • White Spot: ask for seniors discounted menu
  • Safeway: 10% off on Air Miles, First Tues, Customer Appreciation Day, min $35 with Safeway card
  • Giant Tiger: select senior discounts by location

Pharmacies and Drug Stores:

  • Shoppers Drug Mart: last Thursday of every month, Optimum card holders get 20 per cent off for customers 65 and older (some locations age 55)
  • Lawtons Drugs: one day per month seniors get 20% discount for people 55+
  • Rexall PharmaPlus: 20% off on senior’s day
  • Pharmasave: offers a 10% off offer for one day

Hotels and Banks:

  • Scotiabank: offers seniors a free basic account and other discounts.
  • TD: offers a rebate of up to 25% on monthly chequing fees for people 60+
  • National Bank: offers a $3.95 account for people 60+
  • RBC: offers rebates to people 65+
  • CIBC: has a 60 Plus Advantage program
  • BMO: offers discounts to people 60+
  • Best Western: 55+ receive 10% off or more
  • Sandman Hotels: sign up for 55Plus Program for discounts at all locations
  • Wyndham Hotels: 10% off ages 50+
  • Choice Hotels: 10% discount when you book in advance for 60+
  • Marriott: save 15% or more off rates for ages 62+
  • DoubleTree: ages 65+ are eligible for senior rate
  • Holiday Inn Express: discounts available at participating locations for ages 62+
  • Hyatt: save up to 50% at participating hotels
  • Days Inn: 60+ enjoy special savings off our Best Available Rate when they stay at participating Days Inn hotels
  • Hilton Hotels: paid membership plan for ages 60+, guarantees low rates, and 20% off meals at participating restaurants
  • Howard Johnson Hotels: 55+ entitled to a 10% discount
  • Travelodge Hotels: 50+ receive a 10% discount off regular room rate. Seniors can also receive in-room coffee, no long distance access charges and free weekday lobby newspapers

Shopping and retail discounts:

  • The Bay: 15% savings to people 60+ on first Tuesday of every month
  • Salvation Army Thrift Stores: 10% savings every day to everyone 60+
  • Banana Republic: 50+ receive discount, varies by location
  • Laura Secord: 15% senior’s discount on first Monday of every month
  • Michael’s: save 10% on regular and sale-priced purchases everyday
  • Carlton Cards: 10% off every day
  • Goodwill: 10% discount one day a week for ages 55+
  • Value Village: 30% off Tuesdays
  • Canadian Tire: 10% off first Wednesday on regular priced items
  • Cloverdale Paints: 15% off on any day 25% off paint, 15% off tools and accessories
  • Liquor Depot Barn: 5% off Tuesdays
  • Lordco: 30% off any day on regular priced items
  • Rona’s: 10% anytime
  • Hallmark: 10% off one day a week, age date varies by location

Travel and transportation:

  • Amtrak: 15% discount on adult rail fare with some exclusions for ages 62+
  • Budget: save up to 25% off of the lowest discountable car or truck rental rate, must be a CARP member
  • Hertz: discounted rates through the 50 Plus Car Rental Program
  • Via Rail: offers 10% off to anyone 60+
  • TTC: students and people 65+ both pay the same reduced fare
  • Greyhound: offers 20% savings for ages 62+
  • British Columbia: all public transportation system offer a discount to seniors 65+
  • Calgary Transit: discounted annual pass if you’re 65+
  • Winnipeg Transit: senior’s fare for ages 65+
  • Ottawa Transit: seniors ride free on Wednesday plus senior’s discount available
  • Halifax: seniors ride free on Tuesdays (10 am – 3:30 and after 6 pm)
  • St John’s: Metrobus offers a discounted monthly pass to seniors 65+
  • BC Residents: 65+ can ride the ferries for 50% off Monday through Thursday, except on holidays

Please comment below if we’ve missed any that you think we should add to the ever growing list!

Canadian Free Samples: John Frieda Luxurious Volume

John Frieda has been very generous with their sample offers lately, and by now you may have signed up for and received samples from several different lines of their products. There is currently another sample offer available and this time you can try products from their luxurious volume line.

If you have previously ordered John Frieda samples through Samplits, you can simply sign in to place your request. If you are new to Samplits, you can first create an account using a valid email, or you can register using your Facebook account.

You can choose from two sample packs, John Frieda Luxurious Volume Core Restore, or John Frieda Luxurious Volume Touchably Full. Each sample pack contains a shampoo, conditioner, and/or treatment.

Click here to claim your John Frieda Luxurious Volume free samples.

Round-Up of Birthday Freebies and Discounts!

Your birthday is usually a day where friends and family members spoil you with treats and gifts, but did you know how many retailers and businesses also want to spoil you on your special day? There are now quite a lot of places where, if you sign-up ahead of time, you can claim everything from a free drink to a free scoop of ice cream.

Here’s a round-up of some the freebies and discounts you can receive on your big day.


  • free shooter (must show ID) from Applebee’s
  • spin the wheel and win a prize at East Side Mario’s
  • free dessert from Jack Astor’s
  • free entree and beverage from Casey’s
  • free grand slam meal from Denny’s on your birthday
  • grab a free pastry from Panera Bread
  • Pizza Delight offers a free meal from the birthday menu
  • Montana’s gives out free desserts on your birthday
  • wear a hat, receive a photo and a piece of cake from Mandarin
  • mention that it’s your birthday at The Keg and receive a free slice of cake
  • buy 2 buffet meal, get 1 free on your birthday at Imperial Buffet (Toronto, Ontario)
  • free buffet at Garden Buffet (Windsor, Ontario)
  • free entree at Milestone’s when you purchase three other entrees
  • free slice of pizza and pop from Pizza Pizza (kids only)
  • grab a free cookie with the purchase of any sandwich from Quizno’s
  • free burger on your birthday at Red Robin
  • Pomodori Pizza in Rothesday, New Brunswick offers free pizza slice on your birthday
  • Steels Cafe and Grill offers free meal with ID on your birthday
  • free dessert for adults and free meal for kids on your birthday at Swiss Chalet
  • What A Bagel buy 6, get 6 free
  • Tutti Frutti offers 50% off on your birthday
  • Tony Roma’s free entree and dessert on your birthday – must sign-up before your birthday for coupon
  • The Firehall (Oakville, Ontario) offers free entree (up to $15 value) on birthday
  • free meal on your birthday from Tucker’s Market Palace
  • Copacabana offers free dinner – only valid for groups of four or more anad birthday must be on the same day as the dinner


  • free small slurpee from 7-11
  • free regular smoothie from Booster Juice
  • free birthday drink from Starbucks
  • Blenz (Vancouver) receive a free drink on your birthday
  • Orange Julius free premium fruit smoothie or fruit juice
  • free baked treat with any medium coffee from Timothy’s Coffee (must present coupon sent to email)
  • free cup of any tea at David’s Tea

Ice cream and treats:

  • free ice cream from Baskin Robbins
  • free scoop of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream on your birthday
  • free ice cream creation from Cold Stone Creamery 
  • Marble Slab offers free ice cream coupon (valid 1 week)
  • buy 1, get 1 “treat” coupon from Dairy Queen
  • free chocolate bar from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory when you sign-up for card
  • Menchie’s offers free frozen yogurt ($5 value) on your birthday

Recreation and shopping:

  • Chuck E Cheese sends a printable coupon for free tokens for child’s birthday and a coupon for child’s 1/2 birthday
  • Cypress Mountain (BC) show ID at ticket counter and receive a free lift pass
  • free feast and tournament at Medieval Times
  • NeVaeh Kids Spa gives out a free cupcake with sparklers at no charge when you bring your kid
  • Semperviva (Vancouver location’s) offers a free yoga class on your birthday
  • 20% off on your birthday at Value Village if you’re a Super Savers Club member
  • 50 free swagbucks on your birthday at Swagbucks
  • Shopper’s Drug Mart gives a coupon for 8,000 Optimum points when you spend $50 and get a free makeover or beauty consultation
  • free “Love Your Body” membership (gives you 10% off all year) at the Body Shop, or if you have the card, get a $10 off coupon
  • receive 25% off last ticketed price on all merchandise at RW & Co., must bring email printout
  • with your beauty insider card, receive free Benefit mascara and highlighter from Sephora
  • 10% off all merchandise (including sale & clearance) at Cleo
  • one free gift from Giant Tiger
  • Home Outfitters gives a coupon for 10% off your entire purchase
  • receive a free loot bag or a 10% discount on purchase (you have a choice of which coupon) at Party Packager’s
  • receive 15% off your purchase during your birthday month at American Eagle Outfitters
  • The Children’s Place sends a coupon code for $10 off $40 or more purchase for you and any children you add to your profile
  • Payless rewards members will receive a special birthday offer (make sure you sign up before your birthday month)
  • London Drugs gives $5 birthday gift voucher if you’re in the LDExtras reward program
  • Simons offers The Simons rewards members double points on largest eligible transaction during birthday month

Please comment below if we’ve missed any that you think we should add to the ever growing list!

Kids Bowl For FREE All Summer Long

Summertime is fast approaching and for mom’s and dad’s who can’t afford to sign their kids up for swimming lessons or summer camp, the pressure may be starting to build with the dreaded question of: how will I entertain my kids this summer? Fortunately, is cutting you some slack by offering a free search engine of all the places you can take your kids (if their 15 and under) to bowl for free.

There are hundreds of locations across the country offering free bowling, and each bowling alley will have its own unique specifications of how the offer can be used. For instance, some places will offer kids bowling for free all day, while others, like the location I selected, will have set times for kids to redeem this offer.

To claim this free offer all you will have to do is follow this link, select your location, enter your information in addition to your child’s and then you will receive an email notification with further information about how to redeem your free bowling offer. For some alley’s they will send out a coupon, while others may have another method to redeem the freebie.

Shoe rental prices will also vary from location to location.

Click here to learn more about free summertime bowling for kids.

LEGO Magazine Canada Offer: FREE 2-Year Subscription to Lego Club Magazine

Do you have a budding architect at home who is just wild about LEGO? Or perhaps you have an avid reader who also likes to dabble in the arts of plastic building bricks? Or maybe, you just have a child who is generally interested in Lego? No matter which of these cases your child falls under, you may be interested in this offer from LEGO Canada where you can get a free 2-year subscription to Lego Club Magazine.

All you need to do to qualify is to sign-up through this link, fill out your mailing address information and your child will then be added to the Lego Club. You should receive a confirmation email shortly after signing up and should expect your first Lego Club Magazine to arrive within 6-12 weeks of signing up.

In total, your child will get 5 free magazines per year, and if your child is younger they will receive Lego Club Jr. Magazine.

Click here to claim your free subscription of Lego Club Magazine.

DAVIDsTEA Canada: Free Tea of the Day When You Bring Your Own Travel Mug Today

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To celebrate Earth Day, DAVIDsTEA stores across Canada will be giving out a free tea of the day if you bring your own travel mug to the store.

Each store will be sampling two of three teas Sour Watermelon, Grapefruit Granita and Organic Queen of Tarts.  It doesn’t have to be a DAVIDsTEA mug, any mug will do.

The email and facebook message about the offer do not specify a minimum purchase, so you should just be able to pop in and get your mug filled for free

Click here to find your local DAVIDsTEA and descriptions of the teas!


VICHY Canada Mother’s Day Deal: FREE 4-Piece Gift with Orders $60 with FREE Shipping + 3 FREE Samples With Any Order!

Vichy Canada is offering a superb array of deals, just in time for Mother’s Day! Shop online now to save big on skin care products that your mother will absolutely love. Browse now to get your hands on a FREE 4-Piece Gift with all $60+ orders — plus, you’ll qualify for FREE shipping! Simply use the promo code SPRING at checkout. Looking to save even more? You’re in luck, because for a limited time only, every purchase at Vichy also comes with 3 FREE deluxe samples!

This Liftactiv Anti-Wrinkle And Firming Routine Gift Set contains three luxury skincare products to tackle wrinkles and aging skin with all the grace and strength of everyday women. You’ll get the best-selling Lifeactiv Supreme for day use as well as the nighttime equivalent, super-packed with quality ingredients with proven results in the reduction and prevention of wrinkles. Plus, you’ll get the Lifeactiv Serum 10 Supreme for an instant lifting effect, which boasts a 10-day improvement in age-correcting care. Gift this set for Mother’s Day, or buy it to treat yourself! Valued at over $69.44, you can get it for just $49.95! Plus, you’ll get 3 FREE samples! Add a few more items to qualify for FREE shipping and your FREE 4-piece gift with the promo code!

Vichy offers free shipping on orders $50+.

Click here to start shopping at Vichy!

Blizzard Entertainment Canada Offer: StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War Are FREE

The Wikipedia page describes it as “a military science fiction media franchise”, but followers of the game series StarCraft know that the complexity of the game cannot be captured in just one sentence, or even one brief description. Those of you who have yet to play the game should know, as well as those who are avid followers, that Blizzard Entertainment is currently offering StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood of War for free.

This is all in anticipation to an overhaul of the games that will be released this summer, patch 1.18, which you can read more about here. But for now, you can share the love of the original StarCraft with a friend or family member for free.

Click here to get your free download of StarCraft or StarCraft: Brood War.

Apple App Store Canada Freebies: GarageBand, iMovie, Keynote, Numbers and Pages Now FREE

This is good news for anyone who purchased an Apple product prior to 2013 or a second-hand Apple device, as right now you can grab all of these apps (which were made free to people who purchased Apple devices after 2013) for free. These apps include:

  • GarageBand
  • iMovie
  • Numbers
  • Pages
  • and Keynote

GarageBand is definitely one of the most popular apps on Apple. It can seamlessly turn your iPad, iPhone or MacBook into a full recording studio through some simple clicks and taps of your fingers. Usually, this app (and the other apps that are now being offered for free) is sold for at least $6.99. Some of the apps, like Keynote, Numbers and Pages for macOS, were previously being sold for $27.99.

You can click here to download the apps for whatever system suits your needs:

Click here to begin shopping at the Apple Store.

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