The Dealhack Canadian Teacher Discounts List is the result of our quarterly survey of brands that offer educator discounts. Every three 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.
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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. ATA provides information on scholarships, career opportunities, seminars, and other resources to teachers. Registered members of ATA are also eligible for discounts and promotions from partner businesses (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 products and services in retail, entertainment, health & fitness, automotive, travel, and insurance. Membership is free when you register using your school email address (source).
Edvantage: Edvantage is a savings program that offers Ontario teachers discounts and promotions from over 50 business partners in education, home & office, health & fitness, and shopping. This program is free to join with your Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) membership (source).
International Teacher Identity Card (ITIC): The 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 (NLTA): Teachers who apply for the NLTA will receive a membership card that they can use to receive discounts at over 50 partner stores and organizations (source).
Perkopolis: Perkopolis is one of the largest discount programs in Canada and is partnered with the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) to provide exclusive discounts to Canadian educators. Members of ETFO and OSSTF can redeem discounts on products and services for retail, insurance, travel, entertainment, and more (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
LOFT: LOFT is offering a 15% teacher discount on full-price items to Canadian educators who can bring their valid school ID in-store. Restrictions apply (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 Suply: 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 teachers when they bring their valid educator 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. Sign up for a free account and provide a copy of your teaching certificate (source).
Speed Stacks: Canadian teachers who purchase a Speed Stacks group order of $400 or more can get back 10% of their students’ total orders as Bonus Bucks credit. Their students must spend a minimum total of $200 to qualify for a group order (source).
Staples: Staples is offering special promotions to educators in Canada when they sign up for the Teacher Appreciation email program (source).
The Journal: Active and retired teachers receive $5 off when they order The Journal by DavidRM Software. Users who previously purchased The Journal versions 1-7 can get $35 off the upgrade to The Journal 8 ().
The New York Times: Teachers with a valid .edu email address can qualify for a 50% discount on the basic subscription or All-Access subscription of The New York Times (source).
Technology Discounts for Canadian Teachers
Apple: The Apple Canada Education Store offers special pricing on select computers, software, iPads, and other products to K-12 teachers, school board members, PTA or PTO officers, and home school teachers. Quantity limits apply (source).
Rogers: Teachers from Alberta who are ATA members can get up to 30% off the Rogers Infinite plan when they add it to their primary line. Additional upgrades vary depending on your province of residence (source).
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).
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 who sign up for their Teacher’s Access Program. Registration is free for OCT cardholders (source).
Ontario Science Centre: The Ontario Science Centre in Toronto offers benefits to educators who sign up for their Teacher e-news. Members of OCT are eligible for exclusive discounts (source).
Science North & Dynamic Earth: Canadian educators who have an OCT membership card can get a free Teachers Access Pass to both the Science North & Dynamic Earth centres. Exclusions apply (source).
Toronto Zoo: The Toronto Zoo offers free admission to one teacher per class during organized field trips. School bus parking fees free, and school groups get 50% off picnic site rentals. 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. Available on Tuesdays only (source).
Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP): Educators in the Ontario community who register to OTIP can save up to 25% on car insurance and up to 50% on home insurance. Restrictions apply (source).
Health & Fitness Discounts for Canadian Teachers
GoodLife Fitness: Teachers who are Edvantage members can sign in to get a discount on a GoodLife Fitness gym membership (source).
Headspace: K-12 teachers, school administrators, and staff members are eligible for a free Headspace membership. Sign in and verify with SheerID (source).
Pacific Prime: Pacific Prime offers individual medical insurance plans to teachers. Request a quote online (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 the Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario (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).
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!