Canadian Bargain-Hunting Experts Hit the Green Market

    Online Shoppers are About to Find a Better Deal for the Planet and Their

    TORONTO, Oct. 11 /CNW/ -- Canada's largest online bargain-hunting
community has launched a "Green Deals" section. now offers a
unique resource for those looking to save money on eco-friendly products and
services.  Bargain hunters can go directly to the "Green Section" at
    The new section is different not only in content, but in style. The
signature red page design has been given a green makeover both literally and
figuratively. In the Green Deals section, the usual information on sales,
discounts and coupons has been supplemented with eco-friendly tips. is also "walking-the-walk" and plans to purchase carbon
credits to offset the energy used to run the web servers that host the site.
    The founder and President of, Derek Szeto, says the new
section will remain true to the focus of the rest of the site. "There are many
Canadians who would prefer to buy eco-friendly products, but find them too
expensive.  This section will help make it easier and more affordable for
consumers to go green."
    Vice-President of Operations and Community, Ryan McKegney, agrees. "The
Green Deals section was created in response to what our audience is interested
in. We have over one hundred thousand registered community members whom we
interact with and poll regularly," he says, "That audience has grown to
include people looking for organic baby clothes, LED lights, recycled paper,
and other green products. is and always will be about saving
money, but now our readers can do so in a way that lessens their impact on the
    Launched in November 2000, uses the power of community
to alert bargain-hunting consumers to Canadian deals via the Internet. The
site currently boasts over 1.1 monthly unique visitors and over 20 million
page views every month. According to, is one of the
100 most popular websites in Canada.  In recognition of his achievement and
innovations as an entrepreneur, the founder of and president
of Clear Sky Media, Derek Szeto, has been nominated for the Ernest & Young
Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Visit at

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