New to Canada? Here’s your guide to Canadian holiday deals | CIC News

Black Friday – falls on November 23 this year and marks the unofficial start of Canada’s holiday shopping season.

If you are new to Canada, you may still be learning about the significance of the Canadian holiday season, where we celebrate everything from Diwali, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Christmas and so much more.

On top of spending quality time with your loved ones, shopping is a main theme during this festive season.

If you are considering getting a special someone a gift in celebration, there are ways to save on your shopping list – take advantage of Canada’s Black Friday and Boxing Week sales.

Black Friday – falls on November 23 this year and marks the unofficial start of Canada’s holiday shopping season. The key feature of Black Friday is a day full of deals and special offers. The next month, beginning on December 26, marks the start of Boxing Week during which retailers across the country offer even more sales to Canadians.

Because of these holiday offers, Black Friday and Boxing Week have become a great time to invest in key purchases, such as cellphones and phone plans. Newcomers can also save on tech products and plan add-ons such as data.

How Bell Makes Life Easier for Newcomers Through Special Offers and Simple Transactions

Offers like Bell’s Black Friday bring your own device (BYOD) deal help Canadians from coast to coast – including recent and incoming newcomers to this country – capitalize on the busiest shopping period of the year and enjoy great offers as they celebrate the holidays and transition into 2024 with their family and loved ones.

In addition, Bell makes it accessible for Canadian newcomers to buy a device thanks to the acceptance of most* newcomer documents as valid ID (alongside a foreign passport) for hardware registration and purchases.

Among the accepted forms of newcomer ID are:

  • Study permits
  • Work permits
  • A Confirmation of Permanent Residence (CoPR)
  • Permanent Resident (PR) Cards

*Refugee Protection Claimant Documents (RPCDs) alongside photocopies of a foreign passport are not eligible

Bell’s Black Friday Offer Begins on November 14

This sneak peak to allows you to get shopping early. Bell invites you to visit their website periodically to discover the latest exciting offers.

Be sure to come back and check Bell’s Boxing Week event on December 26 to enjoy even more offers.

More Offers From Bell During The Holidays

Bell is also offering a special holiday deal on the Google Pixel 7. You’ll love this device for its lightning-fast 5G speeds, all-around advanced camera, and fast processor. To learn more about our Google Pixel 7 special, and all of Bell’s exclusive offers this holiday season, click here.

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[1]  Based on a third party score (Global Wireless Solutions OneScore™) calculated using wireless network testing in Canada against other national wireless networks. See for details.

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