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Fries? Coffee? Both! Canadians can have it all with new McDonald’s Rewards

August 4, 2020

McDonald’s Canada updates mobile rewards program to include new reward option: fries

Mobile Rewards

TORONTO August 4, 2020 – Do you want rewards with that? McDonald’s Canada is revamping its McCafé® Mobile Rewards program with a new name and a new reward. Announced today, McDonald’s Rewards, a program available on the McDonald’s app, allows Canadians to collect and earn rewards on hot McCafé beverages and has now been expanded to include its World Famous Fries™. As one in three orders includes McDonald’s fries in Canada, the all-new McDonald’s Rewards is another way Canadians can conveniently and simply get more of the food they love.

“Adding our World Famous Fries to McDonald’s Rewards is a natural, given our history of innovation and the love Canadians have for our fries,” said Lara Skripitsky, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, McDonald’s Canada. “Now our guests can earn even more rewards on the food they love through our easy to use mobile app. And who doesn’t love free fries?”

As with the current program, McDonald’s Rewards provides a reward after seven qualifying purchases. The purchase can be any size hot beverage (excluding espresso) and, now, any size fries, even those included as part of a meal. Having a rewards program that includes both coffee and fries means that the new program truly offers round-the-clock rewards. Guests can also continue to earn McDonald’s Rewards on all of the same order points as today, including Front Counter, Drive Thru, Kiosk and Mobile Ordering on the McDonald’s app.

In about the time that it takes to cook McDonald’s fries (three minutes), users can download and set up McDonald’s Rewards by downloading the McDonald’s app on iOS or Android. The app allows users to save favourite menu items, pay for food and beverages straight from their smartphone, and collect and earn rewards on coffee and now fries.

“Contactless order and payment options are even more important to our guests today in light of ongoing COVID-19 concerns,” said Skripitsky. “Using the McDonald’s app not only gives our guests a personalized experience and more convenience, but also can provide peace of mind when ordering their next McDonald’s meal.”

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About McDonald's Canada

In 1967, Canadians welcomed the first McDonald's restaurant to Richmond, British Columbia. Today, McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited has become part of the Canadian fabric, serving close to three million guests every day. Together with our franchisees, we proudly employ nearly 100,000 people from coast-to-coast, and more than 90 per cent of McDonald's 1,400 Canadian restaurants are locally owned and operated by independent entrepreneurs. Of the almost $1 billion spent on food, more than 85 per cent is purchased from suppliers in Canada. For more information on McDonald's Canada visit


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