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Samsung Delays Shipments of Galaxy Note 7 Due to Exploding Batteries; Recall Announced

Samsung Delays Shipments of Galaxy Note 7 Due to Exploding Batteries; Recall Announced

By Simon Hung

September 2 update: Samsung has officially recalled all Galaxy Note 7 phones worldwide after confirming 35 cases of battery explosions. Customers who own the phone can swap them for new smartphones, regardless of when they purchased them, but Samsung estimates that it may take two weeks for new inventory to be available. Contact your carrier or store of purchase for more information. If you purchased the phone through a third-party like Kijiji, we recommend contacting Samsung directly.

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September 2016 Video Game Release Dates

September 2016 Video Game Release Dates

By Ambia Staley

It may be that time of year for many students to head back to class, but if your gaming hobby isn't cooling down with the weather, there is a brand new list of upcoming releases you'll want to check out! This month sees the release of some of the year's most anticipated games, including Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, DragonQuest VII and Yo-Kai Watch 2 for the 3DS, and of course the long awaited, Final Fantasy XV for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Back to School

Back To School Tips: Top 15 Essential Kitchen Tools

Back To School Tips: Top 15 Essential Kitchen Tools

By Elaine Jair

Now that school is just around the corner, I’m sure plenty of you are beginning to prepare for The Big Move. Admittedly, it can be pretty intimidating to have to start managing each meal that you eat, especially when you’re on a tight student budget.

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2017 IKEA Catalogue is Available in Canada Now!

2017 IKEA Catalogue is Available in Canada Now!

By Kate Musgrove

The 2017 IKEA Catalogue is finally available in Canada! For now, you can view it online, although later in the month you'll be able to request a physical copy. The catalogue is over 325 pages this year and it's full of new products and neat ideas! Here are a couple of things that caught my eye.

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CRTC Report Finds Canadians Pay Some of the Highest Telecom Rates

CRTC Report Finds Canadians Pay Some of the Highest Telecom Rates

By Simon Hung

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before, but telecom rates in Canada are among the highest in the world. Many Canadians likely already had suspicions of this notion, but those suspicions were confirmed in a recent report published by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), which compared the average monthly rates of various telecom services from countries in the G7 (Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States).

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Visiting the Pop-up Casper Snooze Room in Downtown Toronto

Visiting the Pop-up Casper Snooze Room in Downtown Toronto

By Ambia Staley

Don't you ever wish you could just lie down and take a nap during the middle of the work day? It might be hard for some of us, as many companies frown upon booking a meeting room to sleep on the floor for 20 minutes. That's where Casper comes to the rescue with their pop-up Snooze Room experience in Toronto!

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Back to School

Back to School Laptop Buying Guide

Back to School Laptop Buying Guide

By Kevin Ngai

Every student needs a laptop and with back to school deals on now, it's a great time to shop for one. Here is what you need to consider before buying a new laptop for the upcoming school year.

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Back to School Survey -- Win $50!

Back to School Survey -- Win $50!

By Kate Musgrove

Hi, RedFlagDeals.com readers! We're running a short survey to ask your opinions on Back to School shopping in Canada! After you complete the survey, leave a comment letting us know and we'll enter you in a random draw to win a $50 gift card! The contest closes September 1.

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Ben Moss Jewellers is Closing All Stores Across Canada

Ben Moss Jewellers is Closing All Stores Across Canada

By Kate Musgrove

Ben Moss Jewellers, a presence on the Canadian retail scene since 1910, has announced that they are going out of business with clearance sales beginning immediately. Their press release credits the "weak Canadian dollar and the soft economy in Western Canada" for their woes. Naveed Manzoor (Chief Restructuring Officer of Ben Moss) said, "After considering all of our restructuring options, including selling all or part of the business as a going concern, we have determined that this is the best course based on the challenges we are facing."

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