The Dealhack Canadian Teacher Discounts List is the result of our quarterly survey of brands that offer educator discounts. Every 3 months, our team independently verifies each and every discount on this list. We also add more brands to the list regularly when we come across them.
The list currently includes more than 30 brands conveniently broken down into 8 categories. You can also save or print the list to use as a handy reference.
Please note that in addition to the discounts listed below, many businesses offer informal discounts to teachers across Canada. When making a purchase, always be sure to ask if you are eligible for a teacher discount.
General Teacher Discount Programs in Canada
Alberta Teachers’ Association: The Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) was created for Canadian educators employed in any Alberta school board. Active ATA members are eligible for special discounts and offers from partner brands and stores when they bring their valid ATA membership card (source).
British Columbia Teachers’ Federation: Canadian teachers who are part of the BCTF Advantage Program are eligible for exclusive discounts and perks on health & wellness, insurance, personal finance, travel, and other services from various partner organizations (source).
ChalkBoard Plus: The ChalkBoard Plus program offers Canadian teachers a range of discounts for many items from health and wellness to entertainment and retail. Membership is free but a school email address is required (source).
Edvantage: Edvantage is a savings program that offers Ontario teachers discounts and promotions from over 50 partners in travel and entertainment. This program is free to join with your Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) membership (source).
International Teacher Identity Card (ITIC): ITIC is a discount card available to full-time teachers worldwide. It offers discounts on travel, accommodation, retail, food, and drink, as well as admissions to cultural attractions (source).
Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association: Teachers who apply for the NLTA will receive a membership card that they can use to receive discounts at select partner organizations (source).
Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan: Members of the Ontario education community can save up to 25% on car insurance with OTIP. And if you insure your car and home with OTIP, you could save up to 50% on your home insurance (source).
Perkopolis program: Perkopolis program is offered through the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF). This program provides discounted cell phone plans and auto and home insurance (source).
Venngo Memberperks: Venngo Memberperks offers over 1,500 discounts for Ontario teachers, from The cost of membership varies. Many of the discounts are local and can change frequently. They can be redeemed both in-store and online (source).
Retail Discounts For Canadian Teachers
Bonobos: Bonobos offers a 20% discount to teachers with a valid SheerID account. Provide valid credentials online (source).
LOFT: LOFT is offering a 15% teacher discount on full-price items to Canadian educators who can bring their valid teacher ID in-store. Cannot be combined with other store promotions (source).
Madewell: Teachers can get 15% off their purchase at Madewell stores when they present their valid educator ID at check-out (source).
Mastermind Toys: Mastermind Toys is offering a 10% teacher discount on toys, books, and learning materials to Canadian educators who bring their valid teacher ID in-store. Exclusions apply (source).
Classroom Supply Discounts for Canadian Teachers
Medex Supply: Medex Supply offers discounts to educators in public schools and universities when they register online and provide proof of employment (source).
Michaels: Michaels is offering a 15% discount to Canadian educators when they bring a valid ID to their nearest store. Exclusions apply (source).
Silhouette: Silhouette.com offers product discounts to teachers in Canada as part of the Silhouette America Educator Discount Program. Provide valid credentials to claim this offer (source).
Speed Stacks: PE instructors in Canadian schools can sign up to receive one free Speed Stack set for use by the entire school, and not for individual purposes. Restrictions apply (source).
Staples: Staples is offering special promotions to educators in Canada when they sign up for the Teacher Appreciation email program (source).
The New York Times: Teachers with .edu email address can qualify for a 50% discount on The New York Times subscription fee (source).
Technology Discounts for Canadian Teachers
Staples: Teachers who purchase the 1-year Student & Teacher subscription for Adobe Creative Cloud at Staples will receive a permanent serial number when they provide valid credentials online (source).
Apple: Apple offers special pricing on select computers, software, iPads, and other products to teachers in Canada. Quantity limits apply (source).
Rogers: Teachers from Alberta who are ATA members can get 20% off the primary line for a Rogers 20GB phone plan or 30% off the primary line for a Rogers 50GB phone plan. Other exclusive offers are also available (source).
Telus: Telus is offering a 15% teacher discount to ATA members who sign up for an account using their school board email address. This offer is only valid for the Telus Your Choice data and voice plan (source).
Entertainment Discounts for Canadian Teachers
*Where indicated, the deals below require Memberperks to be redeemed.
Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO): The AGO in Toronto offers free admission and other benefits to teachers with who sign up for their Teacher’s Access Program. Registration is free for OCT cardholders (source).
Hockey Hall of Fame: Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto offers free admission to teachers who have an OCT membership card. Restrictions apply (source).
Ontario Science Centre: The Ontario Science Centre in Toronto offers free admission to teachers who sign up for their Teacher e-news. Visit website for more information (source).
Science North & Dynamic Earth: Canadian educators who have an OCT membership card can get a free Teacher’s Pass to both the Science North & Dynamic Earth centres (source).
Toronto Zoo: The Toronto Zoo offers free admission to one teacher per class during organized field trips. Read guidelines for more information (source).
Finance Discounts for Canadian Teachers
Continental Currency Exchange: Teachers can get discounted exchange rates, no fees on cash transactions, and other benefits from Continental Currency Exchange every Tuesday (source).
Health & Fitness Discounts for Canadian Teachers
Goodlife Fitness: Goodlife Fitness offers perks and discounts to teachers with Edvantage membership (source).
Hakim Optical: Teachers with Edvantage membership can avail of discounted services and products from Hakim Optical (source).
Pacific Prime: Pacific Prime offers special medical insurance plans for international teachers (source).
Hotel & Resort Discounts for Canadian Teachers
ALT Hotels: ALT Hotels is offering discounts on select rooms to teachers with Edvantage membership. Available at participating locations (source).
Deerhurst Resort: Teachers who are members of Edvantage can get up to 20% off their booking at Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario (source).
Falls Avenue Resort: The Falls Avenue Resort offers discounts on water park discounts to Canadian educators who are Edvantage members (source).
Great Wolf Lodge: Teachers in Canada who are members of Edvantage are eligible for special room rates at The Great Wolf Lodge (source).
Howard Johnson Hotels: Teachers are eligible for government employee rates and other benefits at participating Howard Johnson hotels in Canada. Contact 1-800-225-3297 for availability (source).
InterContinental Hotel Group: IHG offers discounts on select hotels to Canadian teachers employed in public educational institutions (source).
Motel 6 & Studio 6: Teachers with Edvantage membership can qualify for room discounts at Motel 6 & Studio 6. Exclusions apply (source).
MSC Cruises: MSC Cruises is offering up to 10% off select staterooms to Canadian teachers with valid ID. Exclusions apply (source).
Sarracini Travel: Sarracini Travel offers exclusive discounts to teachers who are Edvantage members. Available at select locations only (source).
Enjoy your Discounts!
What are you waiting for? Shop these stores today and take advantage of these awesome deals! If the list does not apply to you, feel free to share this discount guide with every teacher you know and show them they are appreciated!