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Ranking the Credit Card Portfolios of Each Canadian Financial Institutions (updated December 26, 2023)

ByByMattDec 26, 2023

Since the start of the decade (2022, 2021, 2020), we managed to update this list every December, mine as well keep going. There were quite a few major changes in the industry, so there was some shift in the rankings.…

Chance to Win 100,000 Aeroplan Points

ByByMattNov 30, 2023

Air Canada and TD are inviting Canadians to receive a Starbucks gift card and a chance to WIN 100,000 Aeroplan bonus points at the TD Aeroplan Escape. Air Canada and TD are hosting an escape room challenge (free to play)…

Air Canada’s Aeroplan and Journie Rewards Team Up

ByByMattNov 17, 2023

Air Canada’s frequently flyer program Aeroplan has teamed up with Parkland’s Journie Rewards program. Parkland operates gas stations from Ultramar, Chevron, Pioneer, Fas Gas, ON the RUN and Marché Express, which accounts for 1,100 locations Canada-wide. If you logged into your…

[REVIEW] AskingCanadians

ByByMattNov 16, 2023

One of my favourite survey programs in Canada is called AskingCanadians, which is free to sign up. Asking Canadians is a survey program that asks you to share your opinion in return for rewards. You can earn points with the following programs:…

How Does AIR MILES Receipts Work?

ByByMattNov 8, 2023

In the summer of 2023, AIR MILES introduced its AIR MILES Receipts program to members living in Atlantic Canada. As of November 2023, all Air Miles members across the country can now take part. I gave it my first try…

Get 5 Free Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) Rides

ByByMattNov 1, 2023

Effective today, November 1st, 2023, until the end of the year, December 31, 2023, Rogers Bank credit cardholders using mobile wallet can receive 5 free Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) rides. Each ride has a value of $3.30. It may not…

Happy 10 Year Anniversary Pointshogger!

ByByMattOct 21, 2023

Since the beginning of 2023, we really started contemplating whether this 10 year anniversary post was going to be our last. As the year went on, it really felt like Pointshogger was coming to an end. But more on this…

[DISCONTINUED] HSBC Canada Credit Cards

ByByMattOct 15, 2023

I really did not see this one coming. We were aware of RBC purchasing HSBC Canada for almost a year now. The hope was that they would do something like TD did when they purchased MBNA Canada back in 2011.…

[INTERVIEW] New Booking Platform with AIR MILES Travel

ByByMattOct 14, 2023

We continue our 10 year celebration interview series with Jason Beales, Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer at AIR MILES, who will discuss the new changes to their Travel booking platform. Thank you so much for taking the time to answer…

[INTERVIEW] CIBC Enhances Aventura Rewards

ByByMattOct 13, 2023

Today, we are featuring Megan Jones, Vice President of Card Product Development & Benefits Strategy at CIBC, who will share with us how they simplifyed the Aventura Rewards program. Thank you Megan for taking the time to answer our questions…

Credit Cards which offer Free Airport Lounge Access (updated October 12, 2023)

ByByMattOct 12, 2023

Travel has really spiked in 2023, compared to the past 3 years. As a result, there has been lots of complaints about overcrowding in airport lounges. Part of the reason is the free lounge access that people can receive just…

Earn 5x the Aeroplan points during Amazon Prime Big Deal Days

ByByMattOct 11, 2023

In celebration of Amazon Prime Big Deal Days (October 10 and 11, 2023), Aeroplan members can earn 5x the points when shopping at eligible Amazon categories via the Aeroplan eStore. Furthermore, there is a discount when redeeming for Aeroplan points…

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