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Over 2 Billion Points for Lawsuit Settlement

A class action lawsuit was brought against Shoppers Drug Mart (Pharmaprix in Quebec) by 1.4 million members in the province of Quebec back in 2010, when Shoppers Optimum devalued its reward redemption....

[REVIEW] Laurentian Bank Visa Infinite

Another Visa Infinite credit card was introduced to the Canadian market earlier this year, this time it is the Laurentian Bank Visa Infinite. Check out the highlights first: $130 annual fee (waived the...

Pointshogger on CBC – On The Money – What to do with Aeroplan Miles?

I was on CBC, On The Money talking about what to do with Aeroplan. Two things I need to work on smiling I need to figure out where the lens is Do not worry if you feel the same way, I laughed at myself...

Ottawa (YOW) Miles and Points Meet up on August 27, 2017

Our friend from Points Miles and Bling is once again hosting the popular Ottawa Miles and Points meetup, this time at the Andaz Ottawa, on Sunday, August 27th, 2017 from 7:30pm – 9:30pm. Please...

[FAQ] Travel Insurance with Credit Cards

Today, we feature a special Pointshogger contributor, Luc Hamelin, who has been an Aeroplan member since the program was launched in 1984. He has learned through travel experience that reading the fine...

Two Airports Pay Millions for Longer Wait Times

CBC published an article about how wait times for passengers at airport security have grown so long that at least two major airports, Toronto (YYZ) and Vancouver (YVR), are paying millions of dollars...

Marriott #RewardsPoints and Redeem on Mobile App

Marriott Rewards changing its #MRPoints program to #RewardsPoints. I think maybe this is another move towards integrating Ritz-Carleton and SPG into one rewards program. They may not longer want to only...

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