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Kijiji in Your Town

UPDATE – Sorry to disappoint you Canada, we are going to stick to what we do best: Being Canada’s #1 classifieds site. April Fools! We have conquered online classifieds, now we are putting a face to our name: Kijiji is thrilled to announce the opening of 10 Kijiji stores across Canada. Kijiji exists in hundreds of communities across Canada and allows people to buy, sell and trade locally with their neighbours. The Kijiji Stores will be an extension of this. Part coffee shop, part showroom these stores will give users a safe place to meet up and complete a sale. Need some help figuring out what your item is worth? The store will be staffed with Kijiji Appraisers who will… read more

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The Easter Bunny came early

The Easter Bunny didn’t forget it’s friends at Kijiji this year 🙂                           For a little fun, we had a easter egg hunt in the office. Of course, things get a bit competitive when there is this much chocolate involved.                               Happy Easter!

Bogdan, a Kijiji Scam Fighter

The life of a Kijiji Scam Fighter

At Kijiji we work very hard to keep our site free of scams. However given the lengths internet scammers will go to it can be an uphill battle. At our headquarters in Toronto, we have a team of ad moderators – or ‘scam fighters’ as they are known around the office – who spend their time reviewing ads, identifying scam trends and keeping their finger on the pulse of the site to help Canadians buy, sell and trade safely. We interviewed one of our scam fighters, Bogdan, for his take on this very important job. Q: What is your role at Kijiji and how long have you been doing it? A:  I am supervisor with Kijiji ad moderation and quality… read more

Co-stars JD and Brody

Buying and Adopting Pets Safely with Kijiji

It’s hard to resist the puppies, cats and other animals that appear in the Kijiji Pets category. As with many other items, Kijiji is a great place to comparison shop and find the perfect item to suit your needs. However, pets are more of a commitment then a new sofa or car. At any given time, Kijiji has thousands of pets ads. Many of these are posted by reliable breeders, shelters or owners looking to rehome loved pets. However some people who list pets for sale on Kijiji are not ethical breeders and you want to avoid those ones at all cost. Our customer service team does a great job of keeping the site clean, but it’s also up to you… read more


Meet the 2013 Kijiji Red Bull Crashed Ice K-Team

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin Louis-Philippe Dumoulin is a veteran Red Bull Crashed Ice athlete! Quebec City will be the final destination of his fifth season. After he hung up his skates at the end of his first season with the Junior AAA Terrebonne Cobras in 2007, he qualified for the Red Bull Crashed Ice grand tour. Competition, pushing his personal limits, and victory are all elements that are dear to his heart … he admits to being a very sore loser!  He is used to success, especially in Quebec City, where he won second place in 2008 and 2011. Here’s what Louis-Philippe had to say… Why compete in Ice Cross Downhill? When I was younger, I skied a lot and I figured… read more