Latest News

150 Free Canada Day Events to Celebrate Canada 150

150 Free Canada Day Events to Celebrate Canada 150

By Simon Hung

Canada is turning 150 this year and it's okay to celebrate with an ostentatious party to mark the occasion on July 1st. A lot has changed since 1867 -- 150 years ago, fidget spinners weren’t a thing, nobody did the dab and RedFlagDeals wasn’t around to help you decide what to do this Saturday.

Show more…

A Taste-Testing Adventure: Eating Vegetarian at Some of Canada's Biggest Fast Food Chains

A Taste-Testing Adventure: Eating Vegetarian at Some of Canada's Biggest Fast Food Chains

By Ambia Staley

Whether it's for dietary reasons, or personal, ethical or religious beliefs, the number of vegetarians in Canada is rising. A poll commissioned by the Vancouver Humane Society in 2015 claims that as many as 33%, or nearly 12 million Canadians are currently practicing some form of vegetarianism or trying to include less meat in their diets. Whether this poll is accurate or not, the fact remains that many Canadians are choosing to go meatless to some extent in recent years. However despite the rising number of people searching for meatless options, it remains difficult to eat vegetarian at popular restaurants and fast food chains.

Show more…

Inside the IKEA Play Café Pop-Up Store in Toronto

Inside the IKEA Play Café Pop-Up Store in Toronto

By Simon Hung

Ask five people what they love most about IKEA and you’ll likely hear five different answers. Canadians love IKEA and the furniture giant is bringing their Swedish charm to Downtown Toronto in the form of the IKEA Play Café -- a pop-up store located at 336 Queen Street West.

Show more…

E3 2017: Where Should You Pre-Order New Video Games?

E3 2017: Where Should You Pre-Order New Video Games?

By Simon Hung

E3 2017 is officially underway and video game fever has taken over RedFlagDeals. E3 video game deals have already started at a number of stores and it can be difficult to choose where you should pre-order, with factors including shipping speed, pre-order bonuses and most importantly -- price.

Show more…

E3 2017 Microsoft Conference Roundup: Xbox One X, Expanded Backwards Compatibility, and More!

E3 2017 Microsoft Conference Roundup: Xbox One X, Expanded Backwards Compatibility, and More!

By Ambia Staley

E3 2017 is now upon us, and gamers everywhere are eagerly awaiting news from their favourite developers about new games and and systems. Sunday kicked off with one of the major 3 companies, Microsoft, announcing all their upcoming Xbox offerings. You can watch the full 2 hour and 20 minute presentation online, but if you're looking for just the meat and potatoes of the presentation, we've rounded up a few of the most exciting announcements here for you on RedFlagDeals!

Show more…

Hudson's Bay Lays off 2,000 Across North America

Hudson's Bay Lays off 2,000 Across North America

By Kate Musgrove

Hudson's Bay has announced that they are laying off 2,000 people across North America. The company currently employs more than 66,000 people world-wide so while the cuts are significant, they still represent less than 5% of their total workforce. Most of the jobs cut are based in the United States.

Show more…

What’s Coming to Netflix Canada in June 2017

What’s Coming to Netflix Canada in June 2017

By Simon Hung

June can be a chaotic month with the end of the school year approaching and summer just around the corner, but if you have some free time in between watching the Stanley Cup Finals and trying to figure out what exactly a 'covfefe' is, you can always fire up Netflix to pass the time.

Show more…