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Ontario is one step closer to implementing the distracted driving law

Distracted driving can take on many forms, but the most common example that you’ll probably see cruising down the freeway on your morning commute to work are people who have one hand resting on the steering wheel and the other furiously thumbing through their Facebook newsfeed. This is just one example among countless others, but …Read More

Ontario Raising Minimum Wage to $15 by January 2019

Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, made an announcement on Tuesday about raising the minimum wage that has since shook the province with both positive and negative feedback. The Premier said that she plans to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by January 2019. This increase will be phased in over the next 18 …Read More

Canadian Coupons: Free Small Fry Coupon at Wendy’s in Ontario (Expires March 11,2012)

I just received a mail out from Wendy’s with 4 coupons (mostly buy one get one coupons, details below) and what caught my attention was a coupon for a free small fry, no purchase necessary. I think this is in response to Burger Kings free fries giveaway last week. Free single cheeseburger with purchase of …Read More

Real Canadian Superstore’s Price Promise Extended (Ontario Only)

If you’re like me you’ll be happy to know Real Canadian Superstore has extended their Price Promise here in Ontario. No details as to when it is ending but my fingers are crossed that they’ll make it permanent. Here is all the fine print: “Show us a lower advertised price on an identical item and …Read More

Airmiles Canada: 35 bonus miles with Ontario Health Study

If you live in Ontario you have a great chance to earn 35 BONUS Airmiles by participating in an online survey for Ontario Health who is conducting one of the largest health studies in the world. Apparently it takes approx 30 mins to fill out, however I usually breeze through them faster than that. Click …Read More

West 49 Canada: Georgetown Marketplace Grand Opening Spend over $99 for a $20 Money Card

For a limited time only, the new West 49 in Georgetown, Ontario is offering a $20 money card, for those who spend over $99.00. Click here to view directions.

West 49 Canada: Warehouse Sale Burlington, Ontario *November 16-20*

West 49 is hosting a huge warehouse closing sale in Burlington, Ontario. The sale will be running from November 16-20, 2011. Note, all sales are final and no exchanges or returns allowed. Click here to see a map.

Ontario Deals: Up to 70% off My Top Drawer until November 20

Attention Ontario, My Top Drawer (lingerie, swimwear, shapewear, sleepwear) is having a huge sale to celebrate their 10th anniversary until November 20, 2011. The sale includes 10%, 25%, 40% up to 70% off the original retail price in all four of the stores locations. They are also offering BOGO on select matching panties. I shop …Read More

Forever 21 Grand Opening: Scarborough, ON Nov 12

A new Forever 21 is opening November 12th at Scarborough Town Centre and they are hosting a huge Grand Opening Event! Store opens at 9:30am *First 300 customers in line will receive a free Forever 21 gift card valued at $21! *Win one of the Season’s Hottest Outfits valued up to $150 CAD! (Nov 12 ONLY) *Receive 10% …Read More

Scene Takes You To The Geminis!

Not so much of a deal as an opportunity, but if you’re a Scene Member, you’ll be able to buy tickets to the 26th Gemini Awards, hosted by Russell Peters. The broadcast will take place on Wednesday, September 7th at 6pm at the CBC Building on 250 Front Street West, Toronto. Tickets are $30, first …Read More

Metro Stores: Fresh Chicken Breast, $1.99/lb (Ontario locations)

If you live in Ontario and missed this week’s Metro flyer, fresh chicken breasts (bone-in) are on-sale this week for $1.99/lb! Not bad, especially when they’re soo versatile and freezable. Sale ends Thursday, August 25th. Click here to view this week’s flyer.

Cell phone use in Ontario while driving to be officially banned

It’s official. It’s now ILLEGAL to talk on your cell phone in Ontario, text, or use an ipod while driving. Ontario’s Bill 118, an amendment to the Highway Traffic Act is now in effect and bans drivers from using handheld devices with display screens while operating a vehicle on the road. Here is a summary …Read More

Canadian Freebies – Free Ontario Place Passes for September 19, 2009

Dave Mercer and the folks over at Facts of Fishing have a coupon available to get you and your children in for free at Ontario Place this Saturday, September 19, 2009. Its Dave Mercer’s 3rd Annual Facts of Fishing for Kids Day at Ontario Place! Mark your calendars on Saturday September 19th, 2009 from 10:00am to …Read More

Happy Family Day, Ontario!

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Today marks the first celebration of Family Day in Ontario. It’s a new statutory holiday (as you may have noticed if you tried to do any shopping today) that fulfills Dalton McGuinty’s promise to add a new stat day in February. Ontario isn’t the first province to celebrate Family Day — Alberta started the trend …Read More


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