Which Christmas movies you can watch on Canadian Netflix?

It’s winter, Christmas is coming and it’s the perfect season to spend more time with the people you love the most. For this reason, Netflix is a great option to relax and enjoy with your family, friends or with your significant other.

We also know that, unless you’re looking for a specific title, it’s hard to find something good to watch on Netflix; thus, we recommend you some amazing Christmas movies you can’t miss and that will help you to get into the Christmas spirit.

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he’s not a regular santa, he’s a cool santa

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There are actually 4 different categories of Christmas movies depending on what you’re looking for. First, there are romantic Christmas movies, then feel-good Christmas movies, finally Christmas movies for Children as well as Family-Friendly Christmas movies.

You can find them on Netflix by using the next links:

Remember that Christmas is the perfect season to share and enjoy with the people you love the most!




Are you ready for Black Friday in Canada?

This November 23rd is the most anticipated Friday of the year: Black Friday. Most people from different parts of the world are waiting for the big deals. However, it’s really important to realize which deals are worth and which ones are trash.

Here we share with you some big deals we found out on the internet for this Friday. Some of them even start today so what are you waiting for? Check them out and catch the best deals. It’s important to consider that some retailers already started rolling out their seasonal discounts and they will continue adding more items, brands, and discounts as the week goes on.

Check Amazon’s website here because they have limited-time deals every day during this week.

If you’re looking for gadgets, like headphones, cases, iPads or tablets,

Best Buy is a good option. The deals started from November 17th to the 23rd. Check the big deals here.

On the other hand, if you’re planning to redecor your home you can save money buying new furniture at IKEA on selected items. And if you are an early bird customer, there will be special perks for you. Read more here.

Other departament stores like Costco, Walmart, Wayfair, and The Bay will be offering great discounts this Friday.

Now, if you are an international student you should consider these discounts:

Sephora Canada: The big deals start on November 21st to 24th only buying online.

Addition Elle: Cool wearing with big discounts available only online.

Aritizia: You can find 50% off in selected fall/winter styles online and in stores.

Canadian Tire: This store offers up to 75% savings on hundreds of items. The deals started from November 16th through November 22nd. Check the flyer with the deals here.

Nordstrom Canada: The deals are available only online from November 22nd to the 25th.


We hope this information helps you to save money and catch the best deals!

Life hacks every international student in Montreal can use to save money

It’s true that Canada, compared to other cities in the world like London, Paris, Tokyo and, Berlin, is very cheap to live. Students can buy a slice of pizza for as low as $2 CAD or a poutine (Montreal’s world-famous dish) for as low as $4 CAD. However, students need to take into account that living in a big city tends to jack up the prices of everything, especially if you’re a student from another country.

But don’t you worry, we share you some life hacks you should apply to spend less money while you’re studying in Montreal, in addition, it will let you spend extra cash to go out on the weekends and get to know the city better.

Go to the Dollar Cinema

If you enjoy watching movies but you don’t want to spend a lot of money and you don’t mind waiting a little bit to watch a movie in theatres, the Dollar Cinema is the perfect place for you. Admission is only $2.50 CAD and all snacks are $1.00. Don’t you believe it? Check it out here.

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. اینجا سینماها اصولاً خیلی تابلو نیستن. یعنی تا ندونی فلان جا سینماست، احتمالا اصلا متوجهش نمیشی! خیلی مظلوم و آروم و گرون ! یه گوشه نشستن. ۱۲.۵ دلار ?(سعی کنید به تومنش فکر نکنید!) . خب طبیعتا آدم ترجیح میده دست به دامن سایت های ایرانی شده و فیلم مورد نظر را دانلود کرده، با خوشحالی تمام، ببیند!?✌ . اما ما یه سینما به طور اتفاقی پیدا کردیم که از سینماهای ایران هم ارزون تره!!!? نفری ۲.۵ دلار، با پاپ کرن های به شدت خوشمزه یک دلاری و … و لعنت به نوشابه :/! البته سینمای خسته ای هست قائدتا و یه جورایی تو مایه های سینماهای انقلاب! یه پیرمرد و پیرزن بامزه هم بلیط می‌فروشند و همیشه هم خلوته. خلاصه بعضی وقتا میچسبه 🙂 . . نکته ۱: اینا خیلیییییی نوشابه میخورن نکته ۲: اینا خیلیییییی سیگار میکشن #واقعاکه #dollarcinema #ITonya

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Buy groceries on Mondays

Most of the time going to buy groceries it’s pretty necessary for international students, unless you’re living with a homestay family. If this is your situation, there are some supermarkets like Métro and Provigo that offer 10% student discount in your groceries only on Mondays. Some others offer the discount on Tuesdays and Wednesday, just be sure to always carry your student ID with you.


As a responsible student, we know that you looked for winter clothing before arriving to Montreal, but; if you still need clothing and you wish to save money, keep your eyes open for signs in stores windows or near the cash registers whenever you’re out shopping because there are some stores around Montreal that offer student and educational discounts. For example, Banana Republic offers a 15% discount for students and teachers every day, Urban Outfitters will offer you 20% off.

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You're a star, @UONewYork. #UOonYou

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Save money using public transport

Don’t pay the full price for the public transport, like student you can get an Opus Card (Montreal’s Society of Transport, STM by its initials in French) and save up 40% on the monthly adult fare. To get your card, you have to be a full-time student from Concordia, ÉTS, McGill, UdeM, UQAM, Polytechnique Montréal or École secondaire Louis-Riel. For more information click here.

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#CUseenby @annickmfgold – Today my Concordia student life appreciation goes to my OPUS card! When the STM announced that they were extending their reduced fare for all students (not just those under 25 years of age) my heart literally skipped a beat. As a full time student and a single mom I need to be able to get around the city with the ease of public transport (especially in this weather) and though it may not seem like much, saving 33.25$ per month really makes a big difference in my life. So shout outs to all the students around the city who got the STM to make this change! I'm off to do to some research for my thesis. . . . #CUstudent #STM #stminfo #MTLtransit #metro #bus #publictransit #studentlife #opuscard #studentfare #universitystudent #university #montreal #mtlmoments #CUpride

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Check out free entertainment

Montreal has an insane amount of events going on and some of them are free. If you plan everything on time, you can hang out and visit incredible places in Quebec without spending a dime. For more information about the upcoming events click here.

Also, if you want to get deeper into Canada’s culture, you can visit many museums for free. In this link  you can check which days you can  visit 6 of the museums of Montreal without paying anything.

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Modern vs. Classic ??

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Free banking

We consider this is the most relevant tip because we know that as international student you must pay extra charges for withdrawing or making money transfers. However, if you get yourself a free student bank account, you don’t have to worry about it. In this link  you can check bank recommendations from McGill University.

Remember! It’s possible to save money and live an amazing experience in Montreal. Follow our tips and you’ll see!