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If you're looking for some great gift ideas for the kids (and adults) on your list, check out our Holiday Shopping Guide showcasing some popular Canadian products, local holiday shows, great gift card ideas and fabulous online stores.
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Giant Tiger is Canada’s Comfy Cozy Christmas store.

Giant Tiger is your destination for everything you need and want this busy holiday season! Our stores are stocked with affordable, on-trend home and family fashions, brand-name groceries and everyday necessities at low prices. Discover and be surprised at what you find with each visit.

Giant Tiger is running an exciting contest for a chance to win the grand prize of $2,000 in Giant Tiger gift cards. The contest starts November 1, 2016 and ends December 24, 2016. For more information and to enter, please visit:
Giant Tiger is Canada’s Comfy Cozy Christmas store. For you. For less.


Ceramics Canada

Make your gifts extra special this year by making them one of a kind at Ceramics Canada, Durham Region's only Fired Arts Studio offering paint your own pottery in both earthenware and stoneware, hand building with clay, glass fusing and pottery wheel classes. Our offering and selection is huge! From Christmas trees to Custom Snowmen to ornaments and all things in between. All ages welcome... Drop in anytime! Need gifts? Forget the mall, make them all!

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Balance Bikes

A balance bike - the perfect gift under the tree for your little one! Balance bikes teach kids from ages 1-5 how to ride a two-wheeler without training wheels! New for 2016 - The KinderBike Morph is now available in Canada - a balance bike that easily converts to a 12" pedal bike. Also, the best selling Strider No Pedal bike has free shipping until Christmas!

Use code Parentsource2016 for 10% off any Kinderbike.

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Glama Gal Tween Spa

Give the special child in your life the gift of an experience!!!

Start your holiday shopping early with some Glama Gal Gift Cards. Purchase online and have them sent right to your inbox or print at home.
Select your closest Glama Gal location and shop today:

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WHAT THE ELF?!? is a hilarious, musical holiday extravaganza for kids, parents, grandparents, siblings and reindeer of all ages! Matinees on stage December 17 2016 – January 1 2017. Calling all elves & Elsas down to the Second City Mainstage for a fun & interactive afternoon at our legendary theatre. Laughing, dancing and singing along is highly encouraged!

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Personalized Storybooks Canada is your online source for unique Personalized Gifts

Personalized gifts are a great idea and make a true keepsake.
Over 100 different personalized book titles, and over 40 personalized children music CDs. Personalized Licensed character books include Paw Patrol, Frozen, Dory, Star Wars and much more . Check out our singing plush animals, yes, they sing songs with your child’s name in it. Get it all at:

Save 25% off Friendly Songs Personalized Music CDs using this coupon.

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Dagmar Ski Resort

This Christmas Season chose Dagmar Ski Resort as the go to destination for your Family and Friends! A wonderful option to purchase outdoor fun is at your fingertips! Shop On-Line for Holiday Camps, Programs, Season Passes, Coupon Books, Gift Cards, Stocking Stuffers and more!!! Dagmar Resort has something for everyone, big or small and in every budget!

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Canadian Girl® Takes on Yorkdale! Open Until March 2017

For over 13 years, Maplelea has offered a full selection of Canadian-themed 18” dolls, accessories, furniture, and matching girl and doll clothing. You can now shop Maplelea’s Canadian Girl® products in person, participate in craft and stop-motion movie sessions, or host a birthday party at the seasonal store in the Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto!



Holiday Family Musical at Young People’s Theatre, Toronto

Live on stage Nov. 14-Dec. 31 – extra shows during the Holidays!
An all-time favourite at YPT, this fantastical musical exemplifies the philosophy that "a person's a person no matter how small". A Seuss-a-deussical treat for the Holidays! Ages 5 & up. Tickets from $10. A great gift idea! 416.862.2222 x2


Mabel's Labels

Your one-stop shop for personalized, unique, thoughtful gifts! Mabel’s Labels has great gifts everyone will love. From Personalized Books that put your kids into the adventure to sweet little Stocking Stuffer Combos – great for teachers & bus drivers, as a hostess gift or even just as a unique add-on to other gifts!

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Ross Petty's Sleeping Beauty

Guest Star HILARY FARR from HGTV’s Love it or List It makes her Toronto theatrical debut as Petty’s evil successor. And in an eye-opening performance, Kinky Boots star AJ BRIDEL plays the drowsy heroine. Fans of Family Channel’s THE NEXT STEP will be dancing in the aisles along with young stars ALEXANDRA BEATON and TAVEETA SZYMANOWICZ. Great family fun for kids from 3 to 93!

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Get your family off the couch and onto the slopes this winter at Brimacombe - Durham's largest ski and snowboard area! Located less than one hour east of Toronto, Brimacombe has everything your family needs! From lift tickets and lessons, to rentals and retail, to food and family time - we've got your family covered this winter season. For more information, please visit

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Medieval Times

Feasting, Fun & Savings
Kids & Teens $33.95 | Adults $42.95 (Save up to $32)
Use Code: HOL16

Must mention or enter code HOL16 at time of purchase. May not be combined with any other offer or group rate. Tax, gratuity and applicable fees are additional. Upgrades are additional. Not valid on prior purchases. Not valid for the late NYE show. Valid at the Toronto location only for shows through 1/31/2017.


The Original PlasmaCar®

The Original PlasmaCar® is an innovative ride-on toy that harnesses the natural forces of inertia, centrifugal force, friction and kid power! Its sleek, aerodynamic design allows you to reach an exhilarating speed of 10km/hour. All you need is a smooth, flat surface. Fun for kids and big kids alike!


3DLIGHTFX 3D Deco Lights

3DLIGHTFX 3D Deco Lights are the perfect gift this holiday season. They have a full range of comic book, super hero, Disney Princess, sports and car lights that look as though they are popping right out of the wall! They are battery operated and cool to the touch so you can place them any where in the room! Your kids will loves having these in their rooms and they're also the perfect editions to a den, family room, man's cave or office!

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Toronto Toy Sale at the Pop! Space

UP TO 90% OFF BRAND NAMED TOYS!!! This incredible Toy and Gift Sale runs from November 16th - December 24th. You can find us at 150 St. Regis Cres South, Toronto on Wed to Fri: 10am - 6pm, Sat & Sun: 11am - 5pm. We are closed Mon & Tues. We can't wait to see you there!!!

Stay tuned to our website at or join our mailing list at for exclusive coupons!!!

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Hockey Sockey

HOCKEY SOCKEY is a Canadian company dedicated to the sport of hockey and its crazy fans! We manufacture NHL licensed headwear and team uniform onesie - the closest you can get to suiting up in your favorite team's uniform!