Posts Categorized: Reviews / Canada

Black Friday Hours & Extended Holidays Hours 2014 at Toronto and GTA Shopping Malls

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This Black Friday most shopping malls in Toronto and the GTA will open earlier! Also, many shopping malls have extended hours during the Holidays and Christmas season. We put together this GTA malls shopping hours guide to help you and your family plan your holiday shopping! Yorkdale Shopping Centre These holiday hours have started and… Read more »

Are Your Loyalty/Reward Card Points About To Expire?

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We often get posts on the forum that someone has logged into their loyalty card after not using it for a while to find their points have expired, especially when households have a second card that is not used as much. Air Miles: Accounts are inactive after 24 months of non-use and all miles expire… Read more »

LikeNet Coming Back & Restoring Balances – Will You Trust Them Again?

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Some of you will remember LikeNet.ca when it was around in 2012 then closed down suddenly leaving many people owed money (those who did not have the minimum threshold to cash out when they changed it to a higher threshold without notice). They claim that they will restore our balances and have new ways to… Read more »

Sally Hansen #CSMTKO Complete Salon Nail Polish Review & Chance To Win $25 Shoppers Drug Mart Gift Card

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As I mentioned earlier, I got the chance to try out Sally Hansen’s Complete Salon Manicure from Influenster. They sent me three colours to try and I took off Jaded today and used the other two. I went straight for Jaded since I loved the colour and it is a little different than the classic… Read more »

The Body Shop Canada: 3 for $30, Skin Boost Review + What’s Your Favourite Product?

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It’s back! All weekend long (ends December 16th), you can shop and save in-store at The Body Shop with the purchase of 3 items for only $30! If you’re like me, you’re probably thinking, ‘but they just had their 50% off sale!?’ – Ahhh, yes. But! During this sale, think make-up and their quality $20+… Read more »

Canadian Quick Question: Do You Think Paper Coupons Are A Thing Of The Past?

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My daughter’s school announced in their paper newsletter that they will no longer be offering, well, paper newsletters.  In an effort to be more environmentally friendly, the school has decided the newsletter will only be offered on their website.  My first reaction was “Whaaaat?” and then I quickly decided it was a good idea.  Why not?… Read more »

Target Canada Coupon Policy

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One of our forum users, sydnurbin, contacted Target Canada to ask about their coupon policy and received a policy rather than the standard we are looking into the Canadian market response: Dear Customer, Thanks for asking us about using coupons at Target. Coupons are a great way to save even more when shopping with us, and… Read more »

Canadian Quick Question: Where Do Your Children Go Trick-Or-Treating?

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It is the day before Halloween and the stores are jam-packed with last minute shoppers.  People are running about trying to find more candy, the all-important pumpkin or “one more thing” for their child’s costume.  The till tape is flying as stores try to push out the last of their Halloween merchandise.  However, behind the scenes… Read more »

Government Changes Rules On Prepaid Credit Cards – No Expiry & Fee Changes

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The federal government have finally imposed regulations on prepaid credit card companies. Under the new regulations, prepaid cards must fully disclose any fees and conditions at activation, must not expire and eliminate any unused balance, they also can’t have maintenance fees for at least one year after card activation. For more information, check the government’s… Read more »

Canadian Recalls: Banana Boat Spray Sunscreen

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Banana Boat/Energizer is pulling two types of continuous spray Banana Boat sun care products from stores across Canada – Banana Boat Ultra Defense Spray Sunscreen and Banana Boat Sport Performance Spray Sunscreen. Energizer who own the Banana Boat label says there is a “potential risk of product igniting on the skin if contact is made… Read more »

Future Shop Canada: Purchase Resident Evil 6, Get A $10 Credit Towards Any Game $19.99 Or More

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Future Shop Canada is offering a $10 credit towards any game $19.99 or more when you purchase Resident Evil 6 in store.  The game must be purchased from now until October 4, 2012 and the gaming credit is valid from November 1 – 30, 2012. Resident Evil 6 was released yesterday (October 2, 2012).  The… Read more »

Garnier Tries To Makes It Right After Contest Issues

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For those who entered the contest to receive a free sample from Garnier we blogged about here, many members received an email before the contest was over saying they had won the grand prize. It was clear by just the number of SmartCanucks members that this was an error, many of us received an email… Read more »