Consumer Awareness


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Feb 16th, 2014 by shadowshiv last post
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Tim Hortons to pay $69,000 to woman burned by soup
Tim Hortons to pay $69,000 to woman burned by soup By ... (by spaminator)
Jan 15th, 2014 by petros last post
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U.S. woman says mom's body was mistakenly cremated in Canada
U.S. woman says mom's body was mistakenly cremated in Canada QMI Agency First posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014 11:01 AM EST ... (by spaminator)
Jan 5th, 2014 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Lights out for incandescent light bulbs starts Jan.1
Lights out for incandescent light bulbs starts Jan.1 Amanda Gaudet, QMI Agency First posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 01:57 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Dec 24th, 2013 by spaminator last post
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N.J. realtors used unsold home for sexual trysts, suit alleges
N.J. realtors used unsold home for sexual trysts, suit alleges QMI Agency First posted: Monday, December 23, 2013 02:05 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Dec 15th, 2013 by SLM last post
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Canada Post's Five-point Action Plan -- Customers
I prefer having things delivered by snail mail in the event that the tower becomes compromised. :( Canada Post's Five-point Action Plan -- Customers - YouTube (by spaminator)
Nov 10th, 2013 by karrie last post
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Tanning salon thanks Native Americans for bringing 'sexy color'
Tanning salon thanks Native Americans for bringing 'sexy color' QMI Agency First posted: Saturday, November 09, 2013 02:01 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Oct 6th, 2013 by MHz last post
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Northern Computers Ripoff
Just wondering if theres anyone else from tbay that's had problems with Northern Computers. They overcharged me for having my computer fixed and the job wasn't done right. They also did some unautherized work they charged me for. I don't think i'm ever... (by tbayshopper)
Oct 14th, 2012 by FlowerPower last post
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Magicjack is not all it says it is....advertising no contracts
Magicjack users beware of this. There is a pop up screen recently if you use this service that will ask you to add more ( months ) If you do not another comes up stating your computer is not working with their system.Even after four years of service... (by FlowerPower)
Oct 2nd, 2012 by reggie1970 last post
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I'm Hating It!! POPULAR!
Mcdonalds - 6820 - 4th St N.w., Calgary, Alberta.. worst service,rude & ignorant. First off I know it does not take much brain power to work at a McDonald's restaurant, so I shouldn't expect... (by B00Mer)
Jul 2nd, 2012 by #juan last post
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Supernarket Tomato's even colour comes at expense of taste
A genetic mutation introduced into tomatoes to make them ripen more uniformly might have inadvertently reduced some of the sugar content that makes them taste good, a team of researchers from the U.S., Spain and Argentina has found. ... (by Sparrow)
May 19th, 2012 by Stretch last post
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Our Daily Poison POPULAR!
VIDEO - Super Size My Aspartame by trillion aspartame is a poison in many of our daily foods. there is a great global awareness of it and its dangerous side affects, but it is still permitted in your food. NZer Abby Cormack is a sufferer of aspartame... (by Stretch)
Apr 9th, 2012 by L Gilbert last post
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Nuova Tech Society
So far I have received four separate invitations from this group. This alone goes against their own stated policy. Please be very wary when getting involved. It's a business based on your gullibility. (by dragon11)
Feb 13th, 2012 by spaminator last post
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EGGIES Bah!!!!
Everyone must have seen that infomercial... Eggies 2011 Commercial - YouTube The real product review..... Eggies - product review - YouTube OK my wife and I got suckered at Canadian tire yesterday.:-( (by DaSleeper)
Jan 28th, 2012 by shadowshiv last post
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Microsoft Support Service scam.....
Don't fall for it.... First warning bell....Microsoft support doen't call you unless you call them first and they give you a reference number... But this morning when I got the call...I played along just to waste the scammer's time and he thought he had... (by DaSleeper)
Dec 25th, 2011 by Goober last post
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FIDO CANADA terrible service
Hi all! I just want to make others aware and to ensure you do your proper checking with the way FIDO plans work and the experience I have had with their so-called Customer Service. They do not have one. They're like a car dealer, after the deal, they ask... (by jgd112058)
Dec 21st, 2011 by shadowshiv last post
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air mail
FedEx Guy Throwing My Computer Monitor - YouTube (by spaminator)
Oct 27th, 2011 by JLM last post
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Rona flyer in Ontario Buy 2 get 1 free
Hi, I was wondering if anyone seen the rona flyer for flooring and paint this past weekend. "Buy 2 packs of selected 7mm or more laminate floor packs and get the 3rd pack for free" 3 for 2. So we went in last Friday and got 12 boxes of flooring and 3... (by BentlyWalsh)
Oct 13th, 2011 by petros last post
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Exotic Hardwood flooring 1 Attachment(s)
Teak Parquet flooring and Decking are suitable for indoor and outdoor purposes. It is tropical Hardwood which has got rich texture. feel nature at your feets by installing teak parquet flooring, decking in your home,.apt...housing estates..... ... (by hadiazz)
Sep 28th, 2011 by Kreskin last post
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Tackling Obsesity - New Obama program
Very very good advice. (by Kreskin)
Sep 25th, 2011 by FriedrichM last post
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Nouveau Tech Society Scam 1 Attachment(s) POPULAR!
Novus Tek Society, Novatech Society, Nouveau Tech Society and Nuova Tech Society I didn't know exactly where to post this so I posted it here. I have had experience with this group first hand, I first heard of them when I received a letter in a... (by jjw1965)
Sep 22nd, 2011 by Retired_Can_Soldier last post
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Ontario Gas Meters
A member of our family had a broken gas meter replaced by Enbidge in March 2011. They finally got around to "adjusting" the bill 6 months later (Sept. 2011). They determined that the meter had stopped working in Sept 2009 (!). It took them 2 years to... (by Arlo Mack)
Jul 9th, 2011 by Corduroy last post
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Loto-Quebec EXTRA is a scam fact not fiction
YouTube - ‪LOTO_QUEBEC EXTRA SCAM‬‏ Loto-Quebec Extra (10 combination) has predetermined first and last numbers that are not randomized making it impossible to win on multiple selections. Public support needed! to bring down loto... (by MrX)
Jun 23rd, 2011 by YukonJack last post
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Gillette Mach 3 vs. Gillette Fusion
This thread is really only for the men of the forum. I bought a Gillette Fusion Razor (actually insurance did, long story) when I was in Canada during Xmas since my electronic Braun 7 series and my Mach 3 were both in my lost suitcase for 2 weeks and... (by Andem)
May 23rd, 2011 by DaSleeper last post
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Finding On-line companies that ship to Canada
I am probably risking some Canadian ire, but I am from Oregon and have a website that is looking at making our products more available in Canada. In the past that has been problematic because your Customs agency can be very slow, but we think we have... (by FreeBears)
Apr 9th, 2011 by Unforgiven last post
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Beware Bell Expressvu
I've just taken the afternoon off (without pay) to meet the Bell Express Vu installer at our house. Naturally, he didn't show up. We have a Shaw HD box, and were going to change to Expressvu based on recommendations of the sales guy at Future Shop. I... (by SteveinBC)
Mar 11th, 2011 by Kreskin last post
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Buying Apple Stock Instead Of Products
If you had purchased every single Apple product released since November 1997 -- right after Steve Jobs rejoined the company -- you would have spent $591,769. Now you'd have several basements full of mostly obsolete Apple gear. But if you had taken all... (by Kreskin)
Mar 7th, 2011 by csr last post
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Lordco... can you trust them?
Obviously not. I recently went to the Lordco at Clarke Rd. in my area and wanted to get an oil filter for my SUV. After speaking with the person behind the counter, he went off into the aisles and returned with a Fram oil filter. He laid it on the... (by cdn_bc_ca)
Jan 22nd, 2011 by petros last post
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Cialis sponsors NHL "shoot-out"
A recent Vancouver Canucks telecast included a "shoot-out" that was sponsored by Cialis. Funny stuff, but isn't this breaking the Canadian rules of pharmaceutical advertising? In Canada a pharmaceutical company can advertise to inform people about a... (by Kreskin)
Jan 10th, 2011 by JLM last post
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Tim Horton's Coffee POPULAR!
How many people love Tim Horton's Coffee I'm like it but one thing it's way to strong how about yourself.Popcorn (by popcorn)
Nov 17th, 2010 by harveys last post
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Colloidal Silver maligned
Mainstream medicine does not like the helpfull substances that cannot be patented - not as much profits to be made from them - and so there is an effort to malign all the products that use naturally occuring substances, no matter how effective they are. ... (by Karlin)
Nov 17th, 2010 by shadowshiv last post
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Portfolio Management Canada Inc. POPULAR!
Portfolio Management Canada Inc., anybody ever heard of them , or dealt with them? They are a collection agency based in London, Ontario. I am doing some research on them, and I'm wanting to know if anybody on these forums has ever dealt with them. ... (by Simpleton)
Nov 11th, 2010 by petros last post
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Remember when money was worth something?
I bought a small bottle of Motrin, 18 tablet pack of Robax Platinum and a 10 pack of Gillette Sensor razors. The cost? $56. Effin ridiculous. $5-something in tax alone. The grocery clerk took a second look at the cost and apologized. (by Kreskin)
Feb 14th, 2010 by Andem last post
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Beware of man claiming to be Canadian Paratrooper
This man goes by many names, but his real name is Ross Bullough......please view our victims facebook group under the name Conman and Scamer Ross Thomas Bullough. Targets Pensioners, widows, young women, single mothers, . Ross is wanted in most... (by Kitkatgotmytung)
Feb 13th, 2010 by Liberalman last post
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diet pills...do they work? any advice?
hi everyone, i'm hoping y'all can give me some advice. i've been doing really awesome with my new years resolution (eating healthy and exercising more) and i when i went into the health food store i saw a product by jamieson that i'm thinkin bout tryin.... (by sweetangie33)
Jan 11th, 2010 by DurkaDurka last post
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Tips for buying a new computer
How to Save Money on a New Computer As is usually the case in big ticket purchases, the best way to save money buying a new computer is not to buy one. The statement is obvious but its worth mentioning. If... (by Andem)
Dec 31st, 2009 by VanIsle last post
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Looking for good coffee machine 1 Attachment(s)
Anybody know of a good coffee machine out on todays market? (by Liberalman)
Nov 17th, 2009 by Cliffy last post
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Why Pay Retail
Why Pay Retail In todays economic downturn where financial experts dont know when it will improve where people have lost income and buying power they just cant afford to buy what they used to. Retailers are suffering big time and are days away... (by Liberalman)
Aug 6th, 2009 by Unforgiven last post
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Should Canada have cheaper Internet Service?
For three years in my ever-multicultural school which invites more and more International Students each year, one of their most irritating complaint was slow Internet speed. "You see...we don't really NEED fast Internet service" I always say. But I've... (by YoungJoonKim)
Aug 6th, 2009 by Ron in Regina last post
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Canadian TV Providers
I am very interested in the TV industry in general and want to know who has what company as their provider, and what their impression is: Vote in the poll for your provider: And do a review, like mine if you want!: Bell ExpressVu Programming (by westmanguy)
Jul 16th, 2009 by Stretch last post
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Monsanto Expose Disappears From Internet
The World According to Monsanto Expose' Disappears from the Internet! Barbara Peterson OpEdNews.com Sat, 26 Apr 2008 13:57 EDT (by darkbeaver)
Jun 8th, 2009 by L Gilbert last post
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A Customer Complaint Conundrum
I went in to Rona with my husband, with some measurements and design ideas for our kitchen. We wanted to sit down and talk to someone about possibilities, but, the way they work it is that you drop off the measurements, pick some styles, and they come up... (by karrie)
Jun 4th, 2009 by Ron in Regina last post
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Tapioca starch
let me know if you need tapioca starch/ cassava/ flour for food. (by lisabui)
Apr 27th, 2009 by JLM last post
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Cellular Service in Canada
So today we can FINALLY port our cell phone numbers to other cellular carries or landline. Meaning I can take my Rogers Wireless cell # and move it to Telus Mobility. OR, I could take my Rogers Wirelss cell # and move it to Shaw Digital Phone. ... (by westmanguy)
Apr 24th, 2009 by Ron in Regina last post
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Moved: CanLaw Power Pack Kit
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Mar 5th, 2009 by lone wolf last post
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Mail a brick to a bulkmailer
Don't throw prepaid envelopes away. Full instructions in the link. (by Kreskin)