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The Walmart/Visa Disagreement is Finally Over -- Visa Can Be Used at Walmart Stores Across Canada

The Walmart/Visa Disagreement is Finally Over -- Visa Can Be Used at Walmart Stores Across Canada

By Kate Musgrove

After six months of behind-the-scenes negotiations, Visa cards are again being accepted as a form of payment in all Walmart stores across Canada starting tomorrow, Friday, January 6. While the ban was first announced as beginning in Thunder Bay and moving across Canada in a "phased rollout" it actually only extended to the three locations in Thunder Bay, Ontario and later, the sixteen Walmart locations in Manitoba. In total, less than 5% of the Walmart locations in Canada were impacted by this ban.

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January 2017 Video Game Release Dates

January 2017 Video Game Release Dates

By Ambia Staley

It's the start of a brand new year, and with it comes a new list of highly anticipated new video game titles. While some of the year's most anticipated games such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Injustice 2 still have no concrete release dates, there is still plenty to look forward to in January, including Tales of Berseria for PlayStation 4 and PC, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard for PS4, Xbox One and PC, and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue for PS4.

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2016 Holiday Shipping Deadlines from Online Retailers

2016 Holiday Shipping Deadlines from Online Retailers

By Ambia Staley

With the holidays fast approaching, many shoppers are heading online to not only pick up great deals for themselves, but also to do some holiday shopping. With the increased shipping demand on both retailers and shipping companies this time of year, shipments may take longer than usual. If you're looking to do your last minute shopping online, it's important to be wary of each store's order and shipping deadline to ensure you get your items before Christmas!

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10 Terrible Gift Ideas You Probably Shouldn’t Give to Anyone

10 Terrible Gift Ideas You Probably Shouldn’t Give to Anyone

By Simon Hung

Everybody loves a good gift, but there are times in life when someone deserves a bad gift -- an in-law who likes to throw shade at you when you visit, that guy at work who constantly mispronounces your name, the boss who has never seen Star Wars or that useless person in accounting who couldn't solve your payroll problems for over a month.

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December 2016 Video Game Release Dates

December 2016 Video Game Release Dates

By Ambia Staley

Your wallet may still be recovering from all the video games you purchased for Black Friday, but with the holidays just around the corner, there are still plenty of new titles to pick up! If you're thinking about some gift options for the gamer in your life, some of December's most anticipated titles include, Dead Rising 4 for Xbox One, The Last Guardian for PlayStation 4, and the Nintendo 3DS port of Super Mario Maker.

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Great Secret Santa Gift Ideas for Coworkers

Great Secret Santa Gift Ideas for Coworkers

By Kate Musgrove

It’s coming up on that time of year -- you’re buying presents for your very nearest and dearest family and friends… and that one weird guy at the office. For reasons we can’t totally understand, offices often hold a random draw gift exchange which means that in addition to buying gifts for the people you love, you’re also buying a gift for someone you don’t know -- or worse -- someone you know but you don’t like! Here are a few Secret Santa shopping tips to help you out:

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10 More Holiday Gift Ideas for Geeks

10 More Holiday Gift Ideas for Geeks

By Ambia Staley

The holiday season is fast approaching, which may mean that once again you're looking at that geek on your shopping list and dreading picking something out for them. Their lectures about which Star Trek captain is the best, or why Michael Bay ruined Transformers may go over your head, but just because you don't follow their passions doesn't mean they are impossible to shop for -- actually it can be the opposite! While getting an adult a brand new Optimum Prime figure or Pikachu plushie may receive a lukewarm reception at best, with some clever thinking you can pick up some great gifts that show off your loved one's favourite series, movies, or games, while staying age-appropriate.

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Black Friday Mall Hours Across Canada 2016

By Kate Musgrove

Black Friday is coming, which means it’s time to start changing your sleep habits, because come November 25, you’ll want to wake up early if you want to snag the best deals. How early should you set your alarms? We have you covered, as we've compiled a full list with the Black Friday hours of many malls across Canada!

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