With the holidays just a few weeks away, there's no time to waste when it comes to Christmas shopping. And if you shop online, you need to make sure everything gets to you (and under the tree) in time. So if you're wondering how long you have to get in those last-minute orders, we put together a guide complete with everything you need to know about this year's holiday shipping deadlines in Canada. Quick Tips for Holiday Shopping Cut-off dates vary, but there are a few things to keep in mind no matter where you shop. First, there's where you live. Delivery to remote areas (like Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut) may take longer, so it can help to budget some extra time – especially if you're ordering oversize items. And second, since it's December, there's always a chance that weather may impact delivery schedules – so it's best to order early, just in case your packages get caught in a snowstorm. One more thing that impacts cut-off delivery dates this year is the … [Read more...] about Holiday Shipping Deadlines You Need to Know (2018)
If you're a PC Optimum member, you can now access another loyalty program. In 2018, Loblaw opened up their PC Insiders program to all 16 million PC Optimum members. PC Insiders first launched in 2017 as an invitation-only program that offered exclusive rewards to select PC Optimum members who were also PC Financial Mastercard holders – but now, it's open to just about everybody. Click here to sign up for PC Insiders Now, PC Insiders operates as a subscription program that's pretty similar to Amazon Prime and Costco memberships. You pay an annual or monthly fee to access all kinds of offers that should make your weekly grocery trips a little easier and more affordable. Think of it like an upgraded version of the PC Optimum program. You still earn rewards and have access to all kinds of deals, but they stack up MUCH faster. What is the PC Insiders program? In a nutshell, PC Insiders is a paid subscription program that gives members additional discounts and perks at Loblaw … [Read more...] about What You Should Know About the PC Insiders Program
Have you applied for your Canada Child Benefit (CBB)? If you've got little ones and you haven't, than you could be missing out! Don't know what the CBB is? The Canada Child Benefit is a non-taxable sum that the Canadian government pays to help families with the cost of raising kids. If your child has a disability, you could be eligible for the child disability benefit, too. You could be eligible for several thousands of dollars per year! You might like this: How to choose the best tax software in Canada 2017 What you need to know about the Canada Child Benefit You are eligible if... you have a kid under the age of 18 you're a Canadian Citizen and a Canadian resident, permanent resident, a protected person (i.e. have refugee status), or Indigenous (i.e. have Indian status). You should even apply if.... you share custody you have a net income that's above average you're child only lives with you for part of the year (i.e. summer holidays) You should also apply as soon as... … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about the Canada Child Benefit
It's that time of year again. With snow on the horizon, motorists across Canada will have to decide whether to invest in a set of winter tires, or stick with their summer tires and hope for the best. There are plenty of good reasons to make the switch before the big freeze. The treads and soft rubber used to produce winter tires make vehicles easier to handle in icy conditions (below 7 degrees centigrade), maximizing traction and keeping stopping distances to a minimum. So they reduce the risk of costly accidents, help you get around and generally allow you to get the most from your vehicle. When it comes to winter tires, Canadian drivers are starting to switch in huge numbers. According to the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada, usage rates leapt from 35 to 65 percent from 1998 to 2014. So it could be a good time to exchange your rock-hard summer tires for something more suitable for wintry weather. Guidelines and Regulations One thing to bear in mind when choosing winter tires … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know About Buying Winter Tires in Canada
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This year's awards season might be over, but the movie world is still making headlines. This time, though, they're about the latest changes coming to Cineplex SCENE points. Click here to sign up for SCENE If you're already a SCENE member, you may have already received an email explaining the new changes. But if you marked it as "read" without actually paying attention or have all your rewards cards linked to a separate email account you never check, we can help. Details about the full SCENE points update are available online, so we took a closer look and decided to break down some of the key points. In general, you'll earn more points when you buy movie tickets and snacks at the concession stand – but it balances out. As of this spring, you'll need to redeem more points to score free movie tickets. How the SCENE points program is changing In a nutshell, Cineplex is changing how you earn and redeem points. The SCENE app and your SCENE card will stay the same, but the number … [Read more...] about The SCENE Points Update: What You Need to Know