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Featured Brag: dlee Spends $21 to get 20x Optimum on $54 Worth of Items


I often hear that Shoppers Drug Mart is too expensive to shop at, even when you include Optimum points into the pricing, but 20x points days are the way to save and dlee cleaned up at the most recent 20x day. Forum member dlee bought $54 worth of stuff (see the regular points, that is …Read More


Featured Brag: Koolaid Uses Up Her March Expiries


We all go through this at the end of the month, the “Oh no look at this great coupon I never used” and run to the nearest store to redeem.  Koolaid is obviously more organized than me, as she redeemed her expiring coupons last weekend, combining her coupons with bonus Airmiles deals at Metro. Koolaid …Read More


Featured Brag: Cocottee00’s Gain Tornado


Forum member Cocottee00 saw a tornado of activity around the laundry detergent at Maxi and found Gain detergent had been marked down from $3.98 (a decent price if you have run out, but nothing special for a SmartCanuck member) with a pink sticker making it just 1.99. Cocottee00 bought 23 bottles and used coupons to …Read More


Featured Brag: CouponDawn Uses Coupons To Reduce Total For Shoppers Drug Mart Promo


One of the questions we get a lot on SmartCanucks is how to reduce your out of pocket costs to earn bonus points.  Unlike many stores, Shoppers Drug Mart do not allow free product coupons (FPCs) as part of your total for Optimum events, but you can use regular coupons.  CouponDawn spent only $58.03 after …Read More


Featured Brag: beetwelve Cleans Up For FREE at Canadian Tire


Forum member beetwelve combined all the discounts she could to get this haul for free. 3 x Seventh Generation Dish Detergent, Finish Quantum 20 ct., 2 x Greenworks Toilet Bowl Cleaner, Majesta 4 ct. TP ($29.58) – $2.08 sale (25% off Finish Quantum) – $15.00 Canadian Tire Scratch’n’Save cards (3 x $5) – $8.00 in …Read More


Featured Brag: Mandy Earns Money By Buying Cereal


Mandy403 took advantage of a deal at Safeway where you get 100 Airmiles for buying Kellogg’s cereals at Safeway. She used free product coupons (FPCs) from a facebook promotion to get them free.  Each box of cereal also has a coupon PIN on it for a free breakfast product (orange juice, yogurt, coffee etc) so …Read More


Featured Brag: ChantelKiss Pays Full Price?


I know it pains me to pay full price for anything, but sometimes there are things you just need.  Forum member ChantelKiss has come up with a great way around this – she budgets $10 a week for full price items (and she treated herself to snacks with them too). Most of ChantelKiss’ shopping was …Read More


Featured Brag: Frugal Lisa Price-Matches & Uses Coupons


Forum member Frugal Lisa price-matched groceries at Real Canadian SuperStore to combine store coupons, manufacturer coupons and price matching in one shop to save her around $50 on the items shown above. Price-matching can take time, you need to make sure the items are the exact matches (size, type, country of origin for fruit and …Read More


Featured Brag: How Clearance Stickers Saved SKMommy A Bundle


Forum member skmommy regularly checks her local stores for clearance specials.  While stores have different ways of marking these deals, from pink stickers to boxes of random items at the same price or just a surprise at the cash – it pays to check. These cans of Enfamil A+ are regularly $31.99, but because they …Read More


Featured Brag: How tccl21 Saved $47.75 From A $5 Gas Card


Forum member tccl21 does recycle bin walks.  One of her finds was a cereal box with the $5 Gas Card form still attached.  The promotion must have been very popular this year, as Kellogg’s ran out of gas cards and sent tccl21 five coupons for a free product.  She used these to buy five boxes …Read More


Featured Brag: Patty Closes Down Zellers


As we say a fond (or not that fond) farewell to Zellers, many SmartCanucks members have been taking advantage of the great store closing deals. When mine closed there were people fighting over a sweater, items everywhere, people grabbing random stuff, open boxes, stuff missing from packaging etc but if you were willing to take …Read More


Featured Brag: $avvy$hopper Makes Extra Money To Get FREE Groceries


While we all try to reduce our grocery bill, I am sure most of us spend more than we would like to.  $avvy$hopper earns extra money in her spare time on ClixSense which she puts towards her groceries.  There are lots of sites where you can make an extra few dollars a month, through surveys, …Read More


Featured Brag: Peachykeen2007 Makes The Most of Clearance, Rebates and Gift Cards From Promos


Not all of us like couponing, you run into cashier issues, need to find the coupons you will use and not be brand loyal.  But you don’t need to use coupons to save lots.  Forum member peachykeen2007 posted a brag where she did not use any coupons, but bought almost $90 worth of clothes for …Read More


Featured Shopping Brag: Couponmummy gets a SCOP at Staples/Bureau en Gros


Unlike the rest of Canada, the Scanning Code of Practice (SCOP) is compulsory for Quebec stores and does include sticker prices.  Forum member couponmummy took advantage of this recently at Bureau en Gros, where she got this Blackberry Charging Pod for free when it was advertised at the clearance price of $9.97 (reg $34.97) and …Read More


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