Save with our Marketplace partners
The companies below have joined the BCTF Advantage program to provide services and/or products at discounted rates to BCTF members, family and/or friends. For questions about particular services and/or products please contact the specific Marketplace
partner. For questions regarding the BCTF Advantage program, please contact us.
Baaad Anna’s provides affordable, diverse, and eco-friendly yarn, knitting supplies and classes. We strive to create a community space for diverse crafters, parents, artists and non-conformist knitters in our East Van neighbourhood. Not your Mama's yarn store! BCTF Advantage members receive 10% off all yarn at the store! Come check us out at 2667 E. Hastings, Vancouver. Contact us at (604) 255-2577 or http://www.baaadannas.com.
Banana Backpacks designs travel backpacks and gear for global explorers who seek to leave a positive impact on the world. Every backpack sold helps supports the education of a child in the developing world.
BCTF Advantage members receive 15% off all gear at bananabackpacks.com by using the code BCTF2018 at checkout.
BC Lions Football
The Advantage Program is pleased to announce that the BC Lions has an offering for BCTF members and their families.
Kids 12 and under, tickets only $10 in the Endzone and Corners and everyone else has discounted tickets starting at only $30.
Have you seen our 10 game themes?
Black Bond Books
Black Bond Books would like to offer BCTF Advantage members 15% off on personal purchases and 20% off books purchases for the classroom. Shopping from home is easy with our online store, and orders over $50.00 are sent free of charge. We are pleased to partner with the BCTF to offer this value online or at any of our 11 Black Bond Books locations.
Café ético is a fair trade, organic coffee company dedicated to providing a gourmet product that respects both farmers and the planet. BCTF Advantage members receive a special discount of $1 off each bag when purchasing directly from café ético.
Contact café ético at http://www.etico.ca/ or (604) 708-8782 for more details.
Coast Canadian Vinyl Decking
Offering 10% off to all BCTF members!
Coast Canadian Vinyl Decking has over 12 years experience. We specialize in water proofing, carpentry, deck designs, aluminum and wood rail installation.
Serving: Delta, Langley, Ladner, Richmond, Surrey, Tsawwassen, Vancouver and all Tri-Cities. Our mission statement is to provide our customers with excellent professional service where quality comes first.
Check out our web site at www.coastcanadianvinyl.com
And request a free estimate.
Dignity Memorial and First Memorial Funeral Services
Susan Stern - BCTF Personal Representative
Locations in BC - Greater Vancouver, Fraser Valley, BC Interior, Vancouver Island
Dignity Memorial and First Memorial Funeral Service locations throughout British Columbia are honoured to assist you & your loved ones with your funeral services, cremation and cemetery needs.
We help families create meaningful Celebrations of Life. Prearrangement of these needs can significantly reduce the cost and helps to ease the stress of quick decision-making that comes with life’s most difficult experience.
Prearrangement through Dignity Memorial and First Memorial Funeral Services offers:
- National transferability
Fully transferable prearranged services at Dignity and First Memorial locations throughout Canada and the USA.
- Child and grandchild protection plan
Equal services at no cost in the event of a tragedy involving an unmarried child or grandchild up to age 21.
- Travel bereavement services
Special negotiated air fares, hotel and car rentals as well as logistical support.
- Compassion Helpline® counseling service
Highly trained telephone grief counselors available to your immediate family 24 hours a day, seven days a week for 13 months after services are performed.
- Dignity Memorial guidance series
Helpful literature discussing various loss scenarios written by experts in grief management.
- Personal planning guide
An excellent place to record pertinent information and final wishes in one place for your family and executor.
Register here to receive 10% savings & benefits.
Phone: (604) 346-7778
Endless Savings & More
Discounts on Your Smart Phone for BCTF Members
Download a BCTF version of the ESM App to save on every day purchases from hundreds of businesses including national chain retailers, service and travel providers.
Also, save hundreds per year on your smart phone and plan with public sector pricing.
For complete details and to get the ESM App, view the BCTF Welcome Letter.
Fountain Tire will provide BCTF members with a 10% discount on tire products and 5% discount on mechanical service. The discount does not apply on sale prices. However, from time to time, Goodyear mail-in rebates will be available on a number of products which will provide a further discount. Check with your local Fountain Tire store.
Fresh Prep, a local Vancouver meal kit company, is now offering a special promo to BCTF to try out your first week! Fresh Prep helps busy teachers like you create world-class dinners in minutes with prepared recipe ingredients delivered weekly to your door. No grocery shopping. Zero prep required.
Sign up through www.freshprep.ca/fpbctf or enter promo code FPBCTF when signing up on Fresh Prep which will entitle new Fresh Prep customers to 3 free meals ( worth $33) off their first week's worth of meals. Entry level meals consists of 4 meals at $11 per meal so with the offer, BCTF members can receive their first week's worth of Fresh Prep for as little as $11. There's also no minimum commitment so people are free to pause / cancel their accounts after the first week if they don't like the service.
BCTF teachers enjoy 10% off all FROGBOX orders. FROGBOX offers a convenient, affordable and eco-friendly alternative to cardboard moving boxes. FROGBOX rents reusable plastic boxes and other supplies for moving. We Drop Them Off, You Pack Them, You Move Them, We Pick Them Up. FROGBOX uses bio-diesel vans and donates 1% of sales to frog habitat restoration. Visit www.frogbox.com for more information. When ordering, write "BCTF" and your district number under order notes to receive your discount.
ICC Insurance Claims Collaborative Inc
BCTF Advantage has partnered with ICC, Canada's leading provider of insurance industry flooring replacement to create the BCTF Advantage Flooring Program.
Search for exclusive flooring discounts from some of Canada's best known manufacturers.
We are proud to offer this exclusive flooring program to BCTF members, their families, and friends.
Preferred Pricing includes:
- Approximately 25% lower than market pricing on flooring materials and installation services only available through the BCTF Advantage Flooring Program
- Flooring types include; Carpet, Underpad, Ceramic, Hardwood, Laminate, Cork, Parquet, and Vinyl flooring
- Access to view hundreds of available products and styles online from Mills and suppliers who are part of the ICC and BCTF Advantage Flooring Program
- Ability to locate a retailer closest to your home and to create a voucher to ensure favourable pricing
Please note, you must present your voucher to the participating flooring retailer in order to access this program. All quotes provided will already include the discounted pricing.
Please click on the following link to access this exclusive offer: http://www.icc.ca/advantage/
You are entitled to exclusive Advantage Program offers for vision care products at IRIS Optometrists Opticians. This offer is for all BCTF Executive Officers, Management, Employees and Current Members along with your family members who reside with you in your household.
Advantage Program members receive:
- $150 toward the purchase of complete prescription eyewear (lens valued at $291 or greater and frame) and prescription sunglasses.
- $50 toward the purchase of an annual supply of contact lenses.
- $50 toward non-prescription sunglasses valued at $100 or more.
New offers are added from time to time, and you will always receive all of the IRIS benefits, like our No-Matter-What guarantee and AirMiles on every purchase.
Registration requires only a few minutes, and personalized offers are emailed out immediately.
Print and present at the IRIS location when making purchases. Advantage Program benefits are in addition to and can be combined with your extended health benefit as well as extended benefits available to your spouse if they have their own plan. In most cases IRIS can direct bill the insurance provider at the time of purchase. You must register yourself and family members residing in your household in order to receive their individual eyecare benefits. Benefits can be used throughout the year as required, and may be used multiple times in the same year.
Register now. When registering, choose “BCTF” as the organization.
Find an IRIS location.
Lordco Auto Parts
LORDCO Auto Parts is pleased to join the BCTF Advantage program and offer a 30% discount to BCTF members.
In order to receive the appropriate discounts, please quote account number #100556 to the counter staff when placing your order. If you do not have the account number, it can be searched under the name BC Teachers Federation.
You now have access to the largest selection of auto parts, high performance accessories, RV supplies, industrial supplies and safety products in Western Canada. LORDCO carries over 300 000 different items in stock - all the time! We offer a full line of auto body supplies, tools, and equipment.
LORDCO has over 99 locations across BC and we look forward to this partnership.
Please visit Lordco.com for the address of a location near you!
RAPS Animal Hospital
RAPS Animal Hospital is a not-for-profit, community-owned veterinary facility. Operated by the Regional Animal Protection Society, a no-kill organization, the RAPS Animal Hospital aims to make veterinary care affordable and accessible. We recognize the economic challenges facing British Columbians and, by reducing the cost of veterinary care, we can improve the health of animals and the affordability of life in Metro Vancouver.
Animals make our lives, families, neighbourhoods and communities healthier, happier and safer. So do educators.
We are honoured to offer ALL classroom teachers, other educators, educational administrators and support staff a VIP card, which gives 25% OFF services at the RAPS Animal Hospital - this means 25% OFF our already highly competitive fees. There is no catch, there are no sign-up fees. Simply register at www.rapsanimalhospital.com/vip-members.
Your furry family members receive first-rate veterinary care - and revenue from the hospital is reinvested to save and improve the lives of abandoned, surrendered, abused, neglected and homeless animals in our community.
We thank you for your commitment to our community and we look forward to caring for your companion animals.
Raspberry Kids is an online lifestyle store that features fresh, healthy and fun products for the little ones in your life (and a few things for Mom too!). We cater to savvy expectant parents, moms, dads and gift givers. BCTF members enjoy a 10% savings by using the promotional code BCTF10
Rogers Wireless – available via Fraser Valley Wireless
Fraser Valley Wireless, a Rogers Wireless™ authorized dealer, is pleased to join the BCTF Advantage program. We have over 20 locations throughout BC to serve you.
As a member of the BC Teachers' Federation you have access to the Rogers BC Public Sector Corporate Plan. Fraser Valley Wireless is a dedicated Business/Corporate Dealership that provides a dedicated Sales contact for all your inquiries.
Take advantage of the latest offers from Rogers. See also the hardware pricing.
Note: The current offer and hardware pricing is subject to change. Please contact Fraser Valley Wireless for further details.
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
2 for 1 special offer at the Shadbolt Centre
Indulge your mind and your sense of wonder. Immerse yourself into the passion of the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. The current season is sure to capture your imagination with its variety of incredible performances. Stimulate your senses with one of our season series. Discover the convenience of single tickets to one-of-a-kind experiences. Your imagination is limitless. Expect the unexpected this season!
BCTF members receive a 2 for 1 ticket offer to attend any show in the Shadbolt Centre’s Independent, Sole or Lounge Series performance. To see what’s on at the Shadbolt please visit our website at http://www.burnaby.ca/Things-To-Do/Arts-and-Heritage/Shadbolt-Centre-for-the-Arts.html.
To order tickets, please call the Shadbolt Box Office at 604-205-3000.
SoftMoc extends a special invitation to BCTFAdvantage Members! Save 10% on regular and sale priced merchandise.
We offer the largest selection of shoes!
Check out our variety of men's shoes and women's shoes.
75-day money-back guarantee!
The BCTF discount code is 777000013243.
SPUD makes eating healthy food as easy as a click of your mouse. B.C.-owned and operated, SPUD delivers local and organic groceries to homes and offices all over Metro Vancouver, Southern Vancouver Island and Salt Spring Island.
SPUD is offering $5 off grocery and produce orders for all BCTF members who live within our delivery areas. Choose your own selection of goodness or set your favourites to be automatically ordered for you, whichever weeks you want, with no commitments!
Use code BCTF2017 when you sign up for a SPUD account, or apply the same code at checkout on any order (existing customers welcome)! Use the code again and again for $5 off each time. Cannot be combined with other promotions. This offer is good until December 31, 2017. Contact Spud Customer Care with any questions.
Telus SmartPhone Offer
TELUS is proud to announce Employee Purchase plans for BCTF members.
- Save 30% on a TELUS Your Choice wireless plan
- Get the latest device offers by visiting our online portal (link below)
- Get phone, voice, and data options you want
- Share your data with up to 9 family members
- Roam for less with TELUS Easy Roam and TELUS Passports
- Talk, text and use your data in the US - just like you would in Canada with Your Choice Canada-US plan
Check out our current promotion (as well as Home Services discounts).
For latest promotional offers email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com or 1-866-225-7773.
Members of the BC Teacher's Federation, the Vancouver Canucks are pleased to provide you with an exclusive ticket offer to four of our upcoming games:
- Wednesday, October 3 vs. Calgary Flames
- Monday, October 22 vs. Washington Capitals
- Wednesday, October 31 vs. Chicago Blackhawks
- Monday, November 19 vs. Winnipeg Jets
Follow the link below and use the PROMO CODE: BCTF
If you have any questions, please contact John.Kassis@canucks.com or John Kassis at 604-899-7491.
Vancouver Giants Ticket Offer
Check back later in the year for this offer.
“Top 10 things to do in Vancouver”
A stalwart on “Top 10 things to do in Vancouver” lists, Vancouver TheatreSports is happy to offer BC’s teachers exclusive discounts for: Group bookings (staff nights out), bringing your class to the Improv Centre, or enjoying a night of laughter for yourself.
We deliver world-class improv five nights a week at our Granville Island theatre.
You can check out all the details of this discount – BCTF Discount.
February 22, 2018 - Discounted Whitecaps tickets are available, for game starting March 4!
Vancouver Whitecaps FC and the BCTF are pleased to offer specially priced tickets to all MLS home matches for all BC teachers, family, and their friends through the BCTF Advantage program. Experience the best sports atmosphere in Vancouver with savings of up to 30% off home matches. Tickets from $33 to $57. Some midweek games start at just $27.
If you have any questions, or to book tickets over the phone, please contact Seth Gordon at 604-484-7870 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
View available games and book tickets here: https://tinyurl.com/ya2qrerd. The Promo code is BCTF18.
Victoria Royals Ticket Offer
The Victoria Royals and the BCTF Advantage program have partnered together to offer discounted tickets to BCTF members living in the Greater Victoria area. These are as follows:
Regular price on club seats is $27. The BCTF Advantage rate is $25.
Regular price on side seats is $19.50. The BCTF Advantage rate is $15.
Regular price on corners is $16. The BCTF Advantage rate is $12.
To secure these discounts, please contact Duncan Gardiner, Ticket Sales Executive, directly, at:
Tel: 250-220-2637 (Office) or 250-727-1703 (Cell)
Simply mention that you are with the BCTF and Duncan will assist you from there. All tickets must be ordered at least 3 hours prior to game time (4 p.m. cut-off on game nights, please). Walk-ups will pay the regular price.
WE Tax Services
Do you need help filing your personal income tax return or your small business tax return? W.E. Tax Services Ltd. Is union affiliated and provides deep discount services for union members. See their flyer here to find out more.