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Newsletter - July 2003

In this issue:

Caption Contest June winner

Congratulations to Susanne Feeley of Toronto, ON who submitted the winning caption to our Funny Caption Contest for the month of June. Susanne wins a Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Cap. Thanks to all who participated and please feel free to play in our July Funny Caption Contest, currently underway, for your chance to win a music CD of local Toronto talent! To see the winning caption for June and to enter our current contest, click here:

A few sites added...

So, we now sport a new hard drive and software is slowly being re-installed. We're happy to confirm that we had some time to spare to add a few new sites this past month and we have several more we're looking at for addition this month. Here are the sites we added in June:

DVDSoon offer pre-orders, re-releases, gift sets, discontinued movies, box office, and ongoing deals. Also check out their extensive list of games for XBOX, Gamecube and Playstation. Added to our "Music / Movies" and "Computers / Games" sections. has several coupons to choose from. Open an account, select the coupons that interest you and print them on your own printer. Present the coupons at time of purchase anywhere these products are sold and enjoy the savings. Added to our "Coupons / Rebates" section.

Balance Bracelet is the ORIGINAL bracelet, as seen on TV, that provides natural relief for all types of aches and pains, bad backs, sleepless nights, migraines, etc. And, get Free Shipping! Added to our "As seen on TV" and "Health / Beauty" sections.

MLH Systems offer services ranging from PC hardware and complete system sales to home or office networking, multimedia consulting, web authoring, software and so on. Added to our "Computers / Games" section.

Reduce the Pain Footwear offers medically correct, Rx-quality insoles and orthotics at off-the-shelf prices. Better Health Care through Better Footwear! Added to our "Clothing & access." section.

Affordable Inks has the cheapest prices on the internet, in Canadian dollars, for compatible cartridges for your printer, whether it be HP, Canon, Epson or Lexmark. And, get free shipping for orders over $40. Added to our "Computers / Games" section.

Only Hosting offer Shared hosting, Power hosting, Dedicated hosting, domain name registration, email services, Unix, NT, Windows 2000, etc. and all prices are in Canadian dollars. Added to our "Webmaster Stuff" section.

Fabao Canada Hair Loss Treatment are truly "The Hair People" selling hair products for hair removal, hair loss, hair care, hair vitamins, concealers, shampoos, conditioners, and other health and beauty products. Added to our "Health / Beauty" section.

Zanele carry the best quality made handbags and wallets from famous brand names like Hush, Cassual, Milanno, itali, and more. Click on "View price in Canadian Dollar". Added to our "Clothing & access." section.

High Country Properties (in BC) rent 100 executive, privately owned Condos, Cottages, Chalets and Vacation Homes at Panorama Mountain Village, Fairmont Hot Springs, Radium Hot Springs, Windermere & Invermere on the Lake. They also offer Ski & Golf Packages at Panorama and 11 area Golf Courses. Added to our "Travel / Tourism" section.

New promotions and special offers...

DVDSoon currently has Sizzling Deals on the Hottest Preorders, like Lord Of The Rings, Phone Booth, Adventures of Indiana Jones Complete DVD Collection, and more at unbeatable prices. And, get Free Shipping on most preorders.
Click here for these incredible deals.

Softmoc Footwear has a Clearance Event on now, where you can save up to 45% off footwear on brands such as Aerosoles, Clarks, Ecco, Merrell, Teva, Tommy Hilfiger and Rockport.
Click here for this hot clearance event

Rapala, makers of fine fishing lures, have some printable coupons from their website, most expiring on July 31st.
Follow this link for your coupons

Sportmart has a huge sale on now offering savings of 50% off or more on brand name footwear. And get Free Shipping on orders of $99 or more.
Follow this link to get these special offers

M&M Meatshops has a printable coupon from their website for a free Breakfast Roll for spending $30 or more at any of their stores. Coupon expires July 31st.
Get your coupon here

NCIX Canada has a huge Clearance sale on now. They're offering huge savings on printers, CD writers, DVD drives, routers, IDE and SCSI hard drives, motherboards, MP3 players, sound cards, video cards, wireless networking, and more.
Follow this link, then click on "CLEARANCE" for the extensive list of hot deals.

Rocky Mountain Direct Merchants is offering 25% off or more for the entire month of July! Save on microfleece pullovers, wool jackets, baseball T-shirts, Timex Ironman watches, and more. Follow this link for these awesome deals

Contests expiring this month...

Here’s a list of online contests we’ve found that Canadians can enter:

Sportchek Summer X Games Contest - Win a trip for 2 to Los Angeles, CA, including airfare, accommodations and spending money. Sorry, no Québec entries. Contest ends on July 13th.
Enter online here

Sportchek Ultimate Canadian Sports Fan Contest - Win some priceless autographed sports gear. Sorry, no Québec entries. Contest ends on July 13th.
Enter online here

Future Shop Get More Out of Summer Contest - Win a $5,000 Shopping Spree. Québec residents can enter. Contest ends on July 24th.
Enter online here

Chatelaine 75th Birthday Cruise Contest - Win a trip for 2 on the Chatelaine 75th birthday cruise aboard the Golden Princess from November 15 to 22, 2003. You'll set sail from Florida and cruise the palm-covered shores of the eastern Caribbean islands. Québec residents can enter. Contest expires on July 31st.
Enter online once per day here

Frommers Hot Spot Mexixo Contest - Win an all-inclusive trip for two to Mexico, including roundtrip airfare, meals and taxes. Sorry, no Québec entries. Contest ends on July 31st.
Enter online here

Alberto "Choose Your Style & Win" Contest - Win 1 of 2 Ultimate European Cruises for 2. Choose from Scandinavia or Mediterranean and prize includes return airfare and spending money. Québec residents can enter. Contest ends on July 31st.
Enter online here

Canadian Geographic Toronto Getaway Contest - Win a fabulous six-night, seven-day vacation package for two to Toronto, including admission to Casa Loma, Toronto Zoo, ROM, Blue Jays game, CN Tower, one hour cruise, dinner and more. Sorry, no Québec entries and be aware that airfare is not included in the prize. Contest ends on July 31st.
Enter online here Caption Contest – Enter your funny caption for your chance to win a music CD of local Toronto talent! Contest expires on July 31st.
Enter online once daily here

Chatelaine Be Well, Stay Well Contest - Win a one week trip for two to the fabulous Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus in the beautiful Dominican Republic, courtesy of Signature Vacations. Québec residents can enter. Contest expires on August 1st.
Enter online once per day here

Chrysler Million Dollar Film Festival Viewer's Choice Competition Contest - Win a trip for 2 to Los Angeles, including airfare, accommodations, 2 VIP passes to a House of Blues event, spending money, and more. To enter, you watch a few short films and cast your vote for your favourite. Sorry, no Québec entries. Contest ends on July 31st.
Enter online here

Awesome freebies...

Freebies come and go very quickly on the internet, so best to take advantage of the ones that interest you as soon as possible. If the link is broken, the promotion is over... move on to the next one. If you request a free sample and never receive it, don't lose sleep over it; these things happen.

Clean & Clear is sending out free samples of their Daily Pore Cleansing Cloths. This offer is only available to persons over the age of 16, while quantities last.
Click here for your freebie

L'exquisite Esthetics & nails will send you free samples for the asking, via email. Send them your name, mailing address, Postal/Zip Code and e-mail it to "".
Check out their website for details

The legendary Calgary Stampede is once again offering a free traditional stampede breakfast to everyone in attendance on July 9th from 9 to 11 am at the Market Mall Parking Lot. Get there early to line up!

Laurentien is giving away free Colorific Retractable Markers for taking their "Colour with Attitude" Quiz. Looks like this is for the younger ones out there. There is a limit of 20,000 markers and the offer ends on August 3rd.
Click here for further details

Rose Joyce Cosmetics is offering one of three moisturizer samples for free. Choose from Normal and Sensitive Skin, Oily and Combination Skin, or Dry or Mature Skin.
Request your free trials here

The Harbourfront Centre in Toronto is offering a total of 8 free movies from July 3rd to August 23rd at their CIBC Stage. All their movies are directed by either Woody Allen or Tim Burton and feature classics such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Batman, Planet of the Apes, and more.
Check their website for further details

Poise Pantiliners is sending out 2 free pads to try and a $1.50 coupon good on your next purchase. Not sure if this is valid in Canada, but worth a try.
Click here for details

Nestlé Canada will send you a free CARNATION recipe booklet featuring 20 Canadian classics gathered from coast to coast. To get this freebie however, you'll need to email them your Carnation recipe.
Click here for further details

The Comedy Network and CTV are giving away free tickets to the taping of Canada's newest sketch comedy show called "Comedy Inc." The tapings run between July 16th and July 26th at 7pm at the Trinity Studio (65 Trinity Street, Toronto). Call the 24 hour laugh line at 416-214-9900 for your free tickets.

The Spice Rack is offering a free spice sample pack just for the asking. They don't have a website yet so you'll have to send them an email with the subject "New member" and including your name and mailing address in the body of the message. Send your email request to:

98.1 CHFI, Toronto's Soft Rock radio station, is giving free gate admission passes to the Toronto Zoo to the first 98 families (max 4 per group) on Sunday, July 6th. In addition, visit the CHFI Summer Cruiser to win lots of exciting prizes.

680 News, Toronto's All News radio station, is giving free gate admission passes to the Toronto Zoo to the first 68 families (max 4 per group) on Sunday, July 20th.

In closing...

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