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Tim Hortons Confirms Some Cups Misprinted in Roll Up the Rim Contest

Tim Hortons Confirms Some Cups Misprinted in Roll Up the Rim Contest

By The Canadian Press

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A photograph of a Tim Hortons cup in Toronto on Thursday, February 3, 2017. Adam Peddle says he has a growing collection of Tim Hortons Roll up the Rim cups, but they’re not winners — there’s no message at all under the rim. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

Adam Peddle says he has a growing collection of Tim Hortons Roll up the Rim cups, but they’re not winners — there’s no message at all under the rim.

The popular coffee chain has confirmed a “small batch” of misprinted extra large-size cups were distributed in Atlantic Canada and Alberta for the annual contest.

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CONTEST: 1,000 Slurpees?! Win 1 Million 7Rewards Points

CONTEST: 1,000 Slurpees?! Win 1 Million 7Rewards Points

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7-Eleven and ChrisD.ca have teamed up to reward one lucky reader with 1,000 Slurpee drinks, free sandwiches every day for a year or more importantly, 1,000,000 7Rewards points.

By using the 7-Eleven Canada app, shoppers can earn points when they make an in-store purchase and scan the app for a chance to win. Those same points can be redeemed for food and drinks using the 7Rewards app or card.

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Study Suggests Canadians Taking Prescription Drugs Cut Groceries, Heat Spending

Study Suggests Canadians Taking Prescription Drugs Cut Groceries, Heat Spending

By Stephanie Marin, The Canadian Press

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MONTREAL – Nearly one million Canadians opted for emptier grocery bags and colder homes in order to pay for prescription drugs in 2016, suggests a nationwide study on the topic published Tuesday.

The review was conducted by researchers at the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, McMaster University, and the University of Toronto.

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Lady Doritos Are a Marketing Test, Not a Mistake, Say Canadian Food Experts

Lady Doritos Are a Marketing Test, Not a Mistake, Say Canadian Food Experts

By Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press

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Doritos chips are shown on display at a grocery store in Palo Alto, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-/Paul Sakuma)

TORONTO – The maker of Doritos is hardly in a crunch after chatter about the potential for daintier corn chips marketed towards women sparked a visceral viral reaction — in fact, experts say comments from the CEO of PepsiCo were likely just a ploy to test the market.

PepsiCo released a statement Tuesday calling reporting on the launch of such a product “inaccurate,” adding “we already have Doritos for women — they’re called Doritos.”

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Diners ‘Ciao’ Down on Best of Winnipeg Cuisine

Diners ‘Ciao’ Down on Best of Winnipeg Cuisine

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Fusion Grill’s smoked Arctic char is one of the dishes offered during Dine About Winnipeg.
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Brazen Hall’s Bang Bang Shrimp (HANDOUT)

Winnipeg’s top restaurants are curating their best dishes this month for Ciao! magazine’s 11-day dining extravaganza, Dine About Winnipeg.

From February 1-11, more than 10,000 diners are expected to flock to 30 restaurants to taste prix fixe menus at three separate price points — $18, $28 and $38.

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Peppers & Pennies: Cajun Couscous

Peppers & Pennies: Cajun Couscous

By Amanda Cortens (@PeppersPennies)

 Cajun Couscous

WINNIPEG, Man. — It can be pretty difficult to get excited about side dishes. Rice, salads and roasted veggies all seem to be more of an addition to a meal than the star of the show. It doesn’t have to be that way! All you need is a bit of creativity, spice and 20 minutes to make a flavourful batch of Cajun Couscous!

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