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In this issue:
to Susanne Feeley of Toronto, ON who submitted
the winning caption to our Funny Caption Contest for the month of
Susanne wins a Volkswagen Prize Pack.
Thanks to all who participated and please feel free to play in our
Funny Caption Contest, currently
underway, for your chance to win a music CD from Get Real Records!
To see the winning caption for January and to enter our current
contest, click here:
We keep adding awesome websites for you that offer their products in Canadian dollars. Keep sending in your recommendations for Canadian pricing sites you like too! The sites added the previous month cover menswear, music, activity pages for kids, working the web with disabilities, contact lenses, gift baskets, coupons for restaurants in BC, web hosting, online betting and more. Read on for details on each website we added:
Crayola Activity Pages have several ready made e-cards on their site or create your own e-card and send to friends and family. Also get free screensavers, colouring pages, arts & crafts, and much more fun things to keep you occupied for hours.
Neoblast Records is All for Metal, Metal for All. That's just the way I like it! If you're into heavy music as much as I am, you'll love what this site has to offer! Awesome prices too.
Goal Tending 2000 is a site for all hockey goalies out there. Whether you're a beginner or a professional, this website offers instructional videos, books, DVDs and other services for all levels of play.
AccessDome is a site that ensures that multimedia (the Web) is universally accessible to people with disabilities, including people who are vision impaired or have hearing, physical, cognitive, and neurological disabilities. Join their growing community and share your experiences, challenges and knowledge. Learn about the Community Member Privileges.
Pool Expert enables you to setup an NHL hockey pool or a Formula 1 racing pool online with ease. Simply create the pool then send your friends to the website to play. This works great for distant friends who want in the pool. It's almost too easy!
Coastal Contacts has whatever your vision requirement such as vial lenses, toric, bifocal, coloured, gas permeable, dailies, solutions, eye cases, etc. This site has it all at the Lowest Prices Guaranteed. And for a limited time, get free sunglasses with every order.
BC Restaurants.ca is a cool website offer ing coupons for various restaurants and fast food places in British Columbia. Just click on the coupon desired, print it out on your printer and present it at time of ordering.
Express Gift Baskets have specially themed gift baskets such as a wine and cheese box, Okanagan Valley specialties, coffee & chocolate, fruit baskets, all Canadian basket, teas & sweets, wine back pack, picnic gourmet, office snacks basket, and much more.
Dollar Host is all about affordable web hosting, whether it be shared, Unix, NT, UltraWeb, dedicated hosting or server colocation. Other services include domain registration, web design and more.
Secret Shoppers Canada is a service where shoppers, like you, are paid by companies to evaluate establishments, employees and services. This is all done to help improve a company's customer service.
You can earn a good part-time income of $10 - $40 per hour. The more you shop, the more money you can make!
Wyzman Menswear are
leaders in men's underwear and swimwear! Also check out their selection of shirts, socks, novelties, designer wear and more. Excellent advice on fabric types and care too.
Flowers Canada are offering free same day delivery to
locations all across Canada. They sell flowers, plush toys, plants,
wooden cars & trucks, etc.
DVD Soon is offering Simply Free Shipping,
available on all purchases,
regardless of amount or quantity of order. While on their site,
check out the Cheap
Thrills DVDs for $9.95 and save big with their Disney
Spring 2004 Sale.
Entertainment Publications are offering their Entertainment
coupon books at $10.00 off along with Free
in North America. Coupon books are available for most major cities
across Canada, however be aware that their prices are not in Canadian
dollars. This special offer ends on February 28th, so hurry!
Canadian Country Gifts is currently featuring a massive
Clearance Sale, listing 4 pages of items that
you can save anywhere from 20% to 50% off. This offer is valid while
quantities last, so
Mark's Work Wearhouse has a printable $10
Gift Coupon that can be
used for any purchase over $10 at all their stores across Canada. Please
note however that this page was generated after a survey was completed.
The survey is no longer available, however the coupon is good until
29th. Kindly use discretion with this offer.
Superstore Electronics have a huge Computer
Products Special Promotion on now where you can save
big on scanners, wireless keyboard and mouse, portable DVD-ROM/DVD
player, multi-function printers, speaker systems, and more. Follow
the link below and click the On
The SPCA (Society for the Prevention
of Cruelty to Animals) offers a wonderful service for your pet, called "Pet S.O.S." With this service, you are sent
an SPCA Pet S.O.S. tag that you put
pet’s collar which contains a unique identification number as
well as a special toll-free phone number. You then register all the
information about your pet on the SPCA website. If
your pet is ever lost, whoever finds your pet can call that toll-free
number from anywhere in North America, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
to let the SPCA know where your pet is. The SPCA will immediately
inform you and help you and your pet to be reunited as quickly as possible.
that simple. The cost for this peace of mind service is a mere $10
M&M Meatshops has a printable coupon from their
website for a free 1kg bag of Perogies for
spending $30 or more at any of their stores. Coupon expires February
Here’s a list of online contests we’ve found that Canadians can enter:
Radio Shack Online Valentine Contest - Win a movie
lovers' prize pack consisting of a DVD player, 2 DVD movies, a Radio
Shack Snuggle kit, popcorn and a $100 Radio Shack Gift Card. To be
considered eligible for this contest, you must make a valid online
purchase no later than February 14th from
Radio Shack's website. The Contest Rules also specify how to enter
purchase via a mail-in entry. Sorry, no Québec entries. Contest
ends on February 14th.
Via Rail "The Sleeping Beauty Weekend Getaway" Contest -
Win a return trip for two persons in VIA 1 class to Toronto from
any station in the Québec City-Windsor corridor, two tickets
to the February 28 performance of The Sleeping Beauty at the Hummingbird
Theatre, dinner for two and one night's stay at The Fairmont Royal
York hotel in Toronto. Québec residents can enter. Contest
ends on February 15th.
W Network "The Bay and Home Outfitters National Gift
Registry" Contest -
Win a trip for 2 adults to Ste. Anne's, a Haldimand Hills Spa
in Grafton, Ontario, including airfare, limo ride to and from the airport,
3 nights accommodation, spa treatments and meals included. Québec
residents can enter. Contest ends on February 16th.
W Network "Jann Arden" Contest - Win a
trip for 2 adults to Toronto, Ontario, including airfare,
2 nights accommodation, dinner for 2 with Jann Arden and $200 spending
money. Sorry, no Québec
ends on February 16th.
Bonjour Québec "Escape to Québec" Contest -
Win a Québec vacation of your dreams. Choose from 5 different escape
packages. Sorry, no Québec
entries (go figure!). Contest
ends on February 22nd.
Family's "Snow Days" Contest -
Win a trip for 4 to Ottawa along with 3 nights hotel accommodation
and $500 spending money or 1 of 50
Family Snow Days Snow Tube. Sorry, no Québec entries. Contest
ends on February 23rd.
Whistler Blackcomb's Backstage Pass Contest - Win
a trip for 2 adults to Whistler, BC, including airfare, transportation
to and from airport,
5 nights accommodation at The Westin Resort & Spa Whistler, 5
days of skiing/riding at Whistler Blackcomb during the 2004 TELUS
World Ski and Snowboard Festival, tickets to shows, and more.
Also win a 2 year lease on a 2004 GMC Envoy Whistler Blackcomb Edition.
Sorry, no Québec entries. Contest
ends February 29th.
GiftFinder.ca Caption Contest – Enter your
funny caption for your chance to win a music
CD from Get Real Records! Contest
expires on February 29th.
Chatelaine Spa Getaway Contest - Win a trip for 2
to Victoria, BC, including airfare, 5 nights stay in a deluxe room
at The Fairmont Empress Hotel, ground transportation to and from the
airport, spa treatments, dinner, gifts and more.Québec residents can enter. Contest
ends on March 1st.
W Network Ristorante "Recipe for Romance" Contest -
Win a trip for 2 adults to Rome, Italy, including airfare, ground transportation,
7 nights accommodation and $1,500 spending money or 1 of 10 secondary
residents can enter. Contest
ends on March 1st.
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.
Electrasol is giving away free samples of
Jet-Dry Powerball 2 in 1 Tabs just for filling out a brief
survey. In addition, you automatically get entered into a contest
to win a new GE Profile Dishwasher.
Nestlé Canada invites
new or expecting
mothers to register for their free Nestlé Baby Program which
provides the following: A free subscription to their Nestlé Baby Magazine, Quarterly e-mails featuring information on your baby's ongoing nutritional well-being, Free samples of Nestlé Infant Formula upon request and Nestlé Baby
Cereals, High-value coupons, and much more! Please note that this program is
designed for expecting and new moms with babies up to 8 months of age.
Parent Help Line offers parents and caregivers access
to information, support and referral 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
It's anonymous, bilingual and free from anywhere in
Canada. They offer help in two ways: On the phone - talk to a professional
counsellor or access more than 300 pre-recorded messages about common
parenting issues or On the web - access their message library online,
get information on a variety of topics or participate in one of the
Any parent. Any issue. Any time. You're not alone.
Healthwave will send you a free sample of
Aroma Patch or Aroma Energy Patch, which ever one you decide
to try. One is for dietary management and the other to help with
fatigue or lack of concentration.
644 Free is a
service providing Free Long Distance within the Greater Toronto Area! For example, calling from Mississauga to Markham is a long distance call. With this service, you dial the local access number 416-644-3733, listen to a 15 second informative message, then enter the ten digit number you wish to connect to (example 905-555-xxxx), and your call is automatically transferred for you! Talk as long as you want, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. I tried the service myself and it works! The advertisers of the short opening message fund the free service.
Pak will send you a free fun activity book called
"Cool Stuff to Do on the Go!". This awesome kid's book features great games,
puzzles, crafts and recycling tips.
The Toronto Zoo is featuring LOVE at the Zoo on Valentine's
Day, February 14th! From 9:30am to 3:30pm children 12 and under, who
bring a valentine for their favourite animal, receive FREE
admission when accompanied by an adult paying regular
admission (two children per adult). Drop by our Education Auditorium
to enjoy special activities
and of course animal visits! Everyone also receives a free
sweet treat upon
exit (while quantities last).
Homebasics.ca may send you a free cookbook just
for the asking. The cookbook is apparently a good quality spiral-bound
book. Follow the link below to their Feedback Form and under the Other
comments section, kindly request "The
Imperial Guide to Great Cooking" and make sure you provide your
mailing address information.
Jean Coutu will send you free samples just
for joining their club, which is also free. Currently, they are offering
free samples of one
or all of the following products: Herbacin Glycerine Hand
Cream, pouch of 2 ml and l'Oreal Ideal Balance, Balancing Foundation.
Please note this offer is restricted to residents of Québec,
New Brunswick and Ontario.
Club 54 Nightclub in Burlington, Ontario invites
you to participate in the free tapings of their
highly successful "Comedy at Club 54" series as aired on The
Comedy Network and CHTV. Limited seating is available so request your free
St. Pauli Brewery is giving away 500 free
limited edition posters per day for the
entire month of February. Visit their website every night at 9pm EST
to be one of the lucky 500. If you don't succeed, return the next night
and try again. Must be legal drinking age and only one poster per household. Not
sure if this one is available for Canadians, but it's worth a shot
Bedrug will send you a free sample of
their ultimate plastic bedliner product. If you own a pickup truck
or cargo van, this product covers the entire floor bed with a rubber
or rugged plastic fiber surface that looks and feels like carpet.
By popular request, we added a new section to our site called "Home
and Garden". And the best part is we already have 15 websites listed, with lots of others blooming shortly. What is included under this moniker you ask? Well, anything to do with home furnishings to redecorating, buying or selling a home, shopping for a mortgage, planning an unforgettable event, contracting out for home renovations, gardening tools, building materials, you get the idea! So... check it out:
The goal of GiftFinder.ca is to make it easier for Canadian shoppers wanting to purchase goods online to find everything they want from our site, including freebies, contests and discounts. THIS SITE IS FOR YOU! If you know of a reputable Canadian website that has products listed in Canadian dollars, or if you find cool freebies, contests or rebates, please send us an email at webmaster@GiftFinder.ca and we'll post it online or in our next newsletter. Thanks.
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