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Freecycle


Red Flag Deals - a Canadian site


Frugality Forum - a Canadian site


Million Dollar Journey


Money Saving Expert - a British site, so not all the information is relevant to Canada, but there are fabulous tips here nonetheless


Debt-Proof Living - an American site, but a lot of the information is relevant to Canada too


Smart Canucks


Tightwad Gazette - another useful American site


Kijiji - Huge listings site, owned by eBay but free to use for buyers and sellers. Local versions for most Canadian cities.


Used Canada - Like an online garage sale or car boot sale. There are websites for:

  • Calgary AB
  • Charlottetown PEI
  • Cranbrook BC (Kootenays)
  • Edmonton AB
  • Fredericton NB
  • Gatineau QC
  • Halifax NS
  • Hamilton ON
  • Kamloops BC
  • Kelowna BC (Okanagan)
  • Kingston ON
  • Montreal QC
  • Nanaimo BC
  • Nelson BC (Kootenays)
  • Oshawa ON
  • Ottawa ON
  • Penticton BC (Okanagan)
  • Prince George BC
  • Regina SK
  • Saskatoon SK
  • Sault Ste. Marie ON
  • Sudbury ON
  • Thunder Bay ON
  • Toronto ON
  • Vancouver BC
  • Vernon BC (Okanagan)
  • Victoria BC
  • Winnipeg MB


Financial Consumer Agency of Canada provides excellent information about banking, credit cards, mortgages and other types of loans.

Flights - If you are paying for a UK family member to visit you in Canada, compare air fares on both British and Canadian websites. Often a company's British website will give you a more favourable fare than the same company's Canadian website. The difference in fares can be considerable.

Energyshop - Enables you to compare rates for electricity and natural gas in places in which there is more than one supplier.