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Frequently Asked Questions

PRINCESS MARGARET COTTAGE LOTTERY FAQs

HOW OLD DO YOU HAVE TO BE TO ORDER A TICKET?

Participants must be at least 18 years of age. Tickets cannot be ordered in the name of a minor.

HOW CAN I ORDER A TICKET?

There are four easy ways to order:

  • ONLINE: Visit PrincessMargaretLotto.com
  • PHONE: 24 Hours, 7 days a week: 416-650-7888 or 1-866-631-1234
  • MAIL: Complete the order form from the website or in your Cottage Lottery brochure and send with cheque, money order or VISA, MasterCard or American Express number to: Princess Margaret Cottage Lottery, Box 4396, Station A, Toronto, ON, M5W 3T3
  • IN PERSON:
    Princess Margaret Cancer Centre: Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm, Main Floor, 610 University Ave. Toronto, beginning Tuesday, May 14, 2024.

HOW MANY COTTAGE LOTTERY TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE?

There are only 300,000 Cottage Lottery Tickets available.

WHAT ARE THE TICKET PRICES FOR THE COTTAGE LOTTERY?

Cottage Lottery tickets are: 1 for $100, 3-Pack for $250, 5-Pack for $375, 10-Pack for $700, Mega-Pack for $525 and Max-Pack for $875.

WHAT IS A MEGA-PACK?

A Mega-Pack includes 5-Cottage Lottery Tickets, 25-50/50 Tickets and 6-30 Days of Vacays Tickets for $525.

WHAT IS A MAX-PACK?

Max-Pack includes 10-Cottage Lottery Tickets, 50-50/50 Tickets and 6-30 Days of Vacays Tickets for $875.

WHAT ARE THE GUIDELINES REGARDING NUMBER OF NAMES ON A COTTAGE LOTTERY TICKET AND PAYMENT TERMS?

All tickets in a 3-Pack, 5-Pack, 10-Pack, Mega-Pack or Max-Pack, must contain the same information. Up to three names can appear on a Cottage Lottery ticket. Only one form of payment may be used per purchase. Ticket numbers will be issued in sequential order.

DO I HAVE TO ORDER A COTTAGE LOTTERY TICKET IN ORDER TO PLAY THE 50/50 ADD-ON?

Yes, per licensing body (AGCO) rules, participation in the 50/50 Add-On is contingent upon a verified purchase of a Cottage Lottery ticket order. (See separate FAQs for more information about the 50/50 Add-On).

DO I HAVE TO ORDER A COTTAGE LOTTERY TICKET IN ORDER TO PLAY THE 30 DAYS OF VACAYS?

No, there is no requirement that you order a Cottage Lottery ticket to play the 30 Days of Vacays.

I DIDN’T ORDER 30 DAYS OF VACAYS TICKETS WHEN I ORDERED MY COTTAGE LOTTERY TICKETS. CAN I STILL PARTICIPATE IN THE 30 DAYS OF VACAYS?

Yes, you can place your 30 Days of Vacays ticket order at any time prior, while supplies are available, or prior to the ticket deadline of July 19, 2024.

CAN SOMEONE WHO LIVES OUTSIDE ONTARIO OR OVERSEAS BUY A TICKET?

The Cottage Lottery is intended for Ontario residents. Ticket buyers must be in Ontario at the time of order and provide an Ontario mailing address.

WHO IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO ORDER A TICKET?

The following individuals and all of their immediate family members residing in the same household are prohibited from ordering a ticket: Board members and employees of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, members of the UHN (University Health Network) Board of Trustees and Executive Team, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Executive Team; partners and employees of MNP LLP and its affiliates; and members of licensed gaming suppliers providing services to this program.

WHAT ARE MY CHANCES OF WINNING A PRIZE?

The chances of winning any prize are approximately 1 in 35. There are 8,702 prizes.

I HAVEN’T RECEIVED MY OFFICIAL TICKET/IT CONTAINS A SPELLING/ADDRESS ERROR

Please allow up to 3-5 business days for your tickets by email or 7-10 business days for tickets by Canada Post. Ticket purchasers who have not received their OFFICIAL TICKET after this time or who wish to report a misspelled name or address on an OFFICIAL TICKET should please check your JUNK/SPAM or contact Customer Service at 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF A “BAD” PAYMENT WAS MADE FOR A TICKET (e.g. CHEQUE NSF)?

One week is allowed between the ticket sales cutoff and the start of the draws. This time period allows for all forms of payment to be verified and processed. Only tickets that have been paid for and/or have been verified as paid for are eligible to be entered for the respective draw(s). If for any reason a payment is returned, the ticket will be deemed invalid if payment cannot be verified prior to the start of the draws.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECEIVE MY TICKETS?

Mailed Tickets: Upon receipt and/or authorization of payment for your ticket order, you should receive your ticket(s) via Canada Post in 7-10 business days.

Emailed Tickets: Upon receipt and/or authorization of payment for your ticket order, you should receive your ticket(s) via email in 3-5 business days.

If you have not received your ticket(s) within these timeframes, please check your JUNK/SPAM or contact Customer Service at 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

I HAVE DELETED THE EMAIL WITH MY LOTTERY TICKET, AM I STILL ELIGIBLE FOR THE DRAWS?

Yes. You do not need your ticket in hand to be included in the draws. For ticket-related inquiries please contact Customer Service at 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

I DON’T HAVE AN EMAIL ADDRESS; HOW DO I GET A COPY OF MY TICKET?

If you require a paper copy of your official ticket receipt to be mailed to you, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-542-8813.

I’M NOT ABLE TO OPEN MY ELECTRONIC TICKETS. WHAT DO I DO?

If you are not able to open your email to retrieve your ticket, contact Customer Service at 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

THE PHONES ARE ALWAYS BUSY – WHAT IS GOING ON?

Due to the tremendous response to the program all phone lines are full. Please keep trying or place your ticket order online by visiting our website at PrincessMargaretLotto.com.

WHAT ARE THE VIP PRIZES?

The VIP Prize comprises: three (3) prizes – 2024 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Premium 2DR Car.
Total VIP Prize Value: $76,541.05 OR a Cash alternative of $60,000.
Order your tickets by Midnight, June 14 to be eligible. The VIP Prize Draw will take place on June 25, 2024.

WHAT IS THE EARLY BIRD PRIZE?

The Early Bird Prize comprises: one (1) prize of $1 Million Cash.
Order your tickets by Midnight, July 5 to be eligible. The Early Bird Prize Draw will take place on July 16, 2024.

WHAT ARE THE GRAND PRIZES?

The $2.6 Million Grand Prize comprises: one (1) prize – Haliburton Cottage, fully furnished and professionally decorated (value $2,591,275); plus $50,000 Cash. Total Grand Prize Value: $2,641,275.

The $2.4 Million Grand Prize comprises: one (1) prize – Prince Edward County Country Cottage, fully furnished and professionally decorated (value $2,442,147); plus $50,000 Cash. Total Grand Prize Value: $2,492,147.

The $2.3 Million Grand Prize comprises: one (1) prize – Georgian Bay Cottage, fully furnished and professionally decorated (value $2,316,263); plus $50,000 Cash. Total Grand Prize Value: $2,366,263.

ARE THE GRAND PRIZE COTTAGES OPEN FOR VIEWING ?

The Cottages will not be open for viewing.

HOW DO I SEE THE PRIZE PROPERTIES?

Please visit PrincessMargaretLotto.com and take a virtual tour, enjoy the photo galleries and videos showcasing these spectacular prizes.

ARE THE PRIZES DONATED?

No. All prizes are purchased by the Foundation using the tender process.

IS MY TICKET PURCHASE TAX DEDUCTIBLE?

No. Prizes won are not taxable. Therefore, a ticket purchase cannot be used as a tax deduction.

DO I HAVE TO PAY TAX ON ANY WINNINGS?

Lottery winnings are considered a windfall and not taxable in Canada. If a real estate prize winner is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or otherwise exempted from Ontario’s Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST), the winner will be responsible for payment of the NRST.

IF I WIN A COTTAGE DO I HAVE TO LIVE IN IT OR CAN I SELL IT?

Once a Cottage is awarded to the winner, they do not have to live in it. Any prize won can be sold if the winner wishes to do so.

IS THERE A CAPITAL GAINS TAX ON A PROPERTY IF I SELL IT?

Winning real estate is considered a lottery prize, not a capital gain. Lottery winnings are not taxable in Canada. We recommend that you contact a tax or legal professional with specific questions.

WHAT COSTS DO WINNERS HAVE AFTER THEY TAKE POSSESSION OF THEIR NEW HOME/COTTAGE?

After a winner takes title, the winner is responsible for all the usual costs associated with home/cottage ownership.

DO I HAVE TO TAKE MY PRIZE OR CAN I JUST TAKE THE CASH?

Prizes must be accepted as awarded, except where indicated in the brochure or online that there are cash alternatives. Cash alternatives exist for the following prizes: All vacations and vehicles. Please refer to PrincessMargaretLotto.com for details.

HOW DOES THE PROHIBITION OF THE PURCHASE OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY BY NON-CANADIANS ACT APPLY?

For information on how the Prohibition of the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act applies to the Cottage Lottery please email [email protected] or call 1-800-542-8813.

IF I WIN BUT I CAN’T TRAVEL, CAN I GET THE CASH?

All vacation prizes will be awarded as cheques and do not have to be used for travel.

I HAVE MISPLACED MY COTTAGE LOTTERY TICKET. AM I STILL ELIGIBLE FOR THE DRAWS?

Yes. The official Lottery ticket is a Receipt of Purchase, but you do not need it in hand to be entered for the prize draws. To request a reprint of your ticket, please call 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

WHEN ARE THE DRAWS MADE?

If all tickets are sold by the VIP Prize Deadline (Midnight, June 14), then draws for all prizes will be made on June 25, 2024, at approx. 8:00 am at the offices of MNP LLP.

If all tickets are sold by the Early Bird Prize Deadline (Midnight, July 5), then draws for all remaining prizes will be made on July 16, 2024, at approx. 8:00 am at the offices of MNP LLP.

If all tickets are sold by the Final Deadline (Midnight, July 19), then draws for all remaining prizes will be made on July 30, 2024, at approx. 8:00 am at the offices of MNP LLP.

HOW ARE THE DRAWS MADE?

Ticket fulfillment and draw control services are provided by MNP LLP. Draws will take place at the offices of MNP, 1900-1 Adelaide St. E., Toronto, ON M5C 2V9. The records of MNP LLP shall be deemed correct and final. A certified Random Number Generator (RNG) will be used to conduct the draws. For questions about the draw process, please call 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

WILL DRAWS BE TELEVISED ON CP24?

No, the Cottage Lottery Draws will not be televised live on CP24.  The top valued prize winners will be announced live on CP24 on the applicable Cottage Lottery draw date pending sell out of the lottery (announcement will be on either June 27, July 18, or August 1, 2024).

HOW ARE WINNERS NOTIFIED?

All winners will be notified in writing as to what they have won and where to claim their prizes. A searchable list of all prize winners will be posted online at PrincessMargaretLotto.com on July 4, July 25, or August 8, 2024, pending sell out of the lottery.  A printed list of winners is available upon request. Call 1-800-542-8813 or e-mail [email protected].

HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO CLAIM MY PRIZE?

We ask that all winners claim their prizes within six (6) weeks if possible. Prizes must be claimed within six (6) months of the draw date.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I CANNOT PICK UP MY PRIZE IN PERSON?

Arrangements may be made to have a prize shipped to you “freight collect”, or if someone other than the winner will be claiming the prize on the winner’s behalf, the winner must provide written and signed authorization along with the original prize-winning letter.

IF I WIN, IS MY TICKET STILL IN FOR THE OTHER DRAWS?

Yes, each ticket purchased is entered for each and every draw. Refer to your brochure or the lottery website for more information regarding ticket sales deadline and eligibility for prize draws.

WHO IS MNP LLP?

MNP is a registered gaming supplier with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO). Ticket fulfillment and draw control are provided by MNP LLP for Princess Margaret Lotteries. MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. MNP proudly serve and respond to the needs of their clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. For more information, visit www.mnp.ca.

WHO IS MIRATEL SOLUTIONS INC.?

Miratel Solutions Inc. is a registered contact centre service provider with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) who handles calls and telephone orders for the Princess Margaret Lotteries.

WHAT IS YOUR PRIVACY POLICY?

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy. Personal information collected will be used to fulfill ticket orders, provide information on our future lotteries, contact prize winners, and publicize the names of prize winners. The Foundation does not trade, rent or sell any personal information to third parties. If you wish to be removed from our contact list, please call 1-866-631-1234 or email [email protected]. Visit PrincessMargaretLotto.com for our full privacy statement and a complete set of rules. Prize winners’ consent to the use of their name and photograph by the licensee for publicity purposes.

HOW WILL PROCEEDS FROM THE PRINCESS MARGARET COTTAGE LOTTERY BE USED?

Proceeds enable The Future of Cancer Breakthroughs for patients at The Princess Margaret, across Canada and around the world. The Future of Cancer Breakthroughs represents our commitment to deliver the very best treatments available today. It accelerates the discovery of tomorrow’s breakthroughs through cutting-edge research conducted by the renowned scientists at The Princess Margaret and across our global network. The Princess Margaret is the largest cancer centre in Canada and one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world. See your lottery brochure or visit the proceeds page of this website for more information.

DOES THE CANADIAN ANTI-SPAM LEGISLATION AFFECT YOUR LOTTERIES?

Charity lotteries are exempt from this legislation.

WHAT IS THE LICENCE # OF THE PRINCESS MARGARET COTTAGE LOTTERY?

The Lottery Licence # is RAF1365302

50/50 ADD-ON FAQs

WHAT IS THE 50/50 ADD-ON?

The 50/50 Add-On is another way to win big with the Princess Margaret Lottery. The 50/50 Add-On comprises one (1) prize. The winner will be awarded half the 50/50 jackpot. A guaranteed $500,000 minimum prize payout will be paid to the 50/50 Add-On winner.

HOW DO I GET UPDATES ON THE SIZE OF THE 50/50 ADD-ON PRIZE?

As the 50/50 Add-On jackpot grows, this will be advertised on our website and via social media. Watch the jackpot grow at PrincessMargaretLotto.com.

WHAT ARE THE TICKET PRICES FOR THE 50/50 ADD-ON?

50/50 Add-On tickets are: 5-Pack for $25, 15-Pack for $50, 25-Pack for $75 or 50-Pack for $100.

CAN I PLAY THE 50/50 ADD-ON, WITHOUT ORDERING A PRINCESS MARGARET COTTAGE LOTTERY TICKET?

No. Per licensing body (AGCO) rules, a 50/50 Add-On order can only be placed in conjunction with a Cottage Lottery ticket order.

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE IN THE 50/50 ADD-ON?

50/50 Add-on tickets must be ordered in conjunction with and at the same time as your Cottage Lottery ticket and will be assigned to the same ticket holder. There are four easy ways to order:

  • ONLINE: Visit PrincessMargaretLotto.com
  • PHONE: 24 Hours, 7 days a week: 416-650-7888 or 1-866-631-1234
  • MAIL: Complete the order form from the website or in your Cottage Lottery brochure and send with cheque, money order or VISA, MasterCard or American Express number to: Princess Margaret Cottage Lottery, Box 4396, Station A, Toronto, ON, M5W 3T3
  • IN PERSON:
    Princess Margaret Cancer Centre: Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm, Main Floor, 610 University Ave. Toronto, beginning Tuesday, May 14, 2024.

HOW MANY 50/50 ADD ON TICKET NUMBERS ARE AVAILABLE?

There will be no restriction on the number of 50/50 Add-On tickets offered for sale. Ticket numbers will be issued in sequential order beginning at 50000001. 50/50 Add-On ticket numbers will be listed on your Cottage Lottery Official Ticket receipt.

HOW MANY TICKETS WILL I RECEIVE IF I ORDER A 5-PACK, 15-PACK, 25-PACK or 50-PACK?

For each 50/50 Add-On order placed in conjunction with your Cottage Lottery, one official ticket receipt will be issued. The ticket will list all ticket numbers assigned for Cottage Lottery and the 50/50 Add-On draw.

CAN I GIVE THE 50/50 ADD-ON TICKET AS A GIFT?

Per licensing body (AGCO) rules, 50/50 Add-On tickets must be assigned to the same ticketholder as the Cottage Lottery ticket. To order Cottage Lottery and 50/50 Add-On as a gift, simply advise us at the time of order who you would like to give the ticket to and provide the address of the giftee. *Giftee must be 18 years of age or older.

WHAT ARE THE GUIDELINES REGARDING NUMBER OF NAMES ON A TICKET AND PAYMENT TERMS?

50/50 Add-On tickets will be assigned to the same ticketholder as the Cottage Lottery ticket. Up to THREE names can appear on a Cottage Lottery ticket. Only one form of payment may be used per order.

WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF WINNING THE 50/50 ADD-ON PRIZE?

The chances of winning the 50/50 Add-On prize is dependent upon the number of 50/50 Add-On tickets sold.

WHEN IS THE TICKET SALES DEADLINE FOR THE 50/50 ADD-ON?

The ticket sales deadline for the 50/50 Add-On will coincide with the Cottage Lottery ticket deadline. When all tickets have been sold for the Cottage Lottery or by the final ticket sales deadline for Cottage Lottery (Midnight, July 19, 2024) – whichever comes first, 50/50 Add-On ticket orders will conclude simultaneously.

WHEN IS 50/50 DRAW MADE?

If all tickets are sold by the VIP Prize Deadline (Midnight, June 14), then the 50/50 Add-On Prize draw will be made on June 25, 2024 at approx. 8:00am at the offices of MNP LLP.

If all tickets are sold by the Early Bird Prize Deadline (Midnight, July 5), then the 50/50 Add-On Prize draw will be made on July 16, 2024 at approx. 8:00am at the offices of MNP LLP.

If all tickets are sold by the Final Deadline (Midnight, July 19), then the 50/50 Add-On Prize draw will be made on July 30, 2024, at approx. 8:00am at the offices of MNP LLP.

HOW IS THE 50/50 DRAW MADE?

Ticket fulfillment and draw control services are provided by MNP LLP. Draw will take place at the offices of MNP, 1900-1 Adelaide St. E., Toronto, ON M5C 2V9. The records of MNP LLP shall be deemed correct and final. A certified Random Number Generator (RNG) will be used to conduct the draws. For questions about the draw process, please call 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

WILL THE 50/50 ADD-ON DRAW BE TELEVISED ON CP24?

No, the 50/50 Add-On Draw will not be televised live on CP24. The prize winner will be announced live on CP24 on the applicable Cottage Lottery announcement date pending sell out (either June 27, July 18, or August 1, 2024).

HOW DO I FIND OUT IF I WON THE 50/50 PRIZE?

The winner of the 50/50 Add-On prize will be published on the lottery website at PrincessMargaretLotto.com on Thursday, July 4, 2024 (if all tickets are sold out by the VIP Deadline June 14), on Thursday, July 25, 2024 (if all tickets are sold out by the Early Bird Deadline July 5) or Thursday, August 8, 2024 (if all tickets are sold out by the Final Deadline July 19).

I HAVE MISPLACED MY COTTAGE LOTTERY TICKET. AM I STILL ELIGIBLE FOR THE 50/50 ADD-ON DRAW?

Yes. The official Cottage Lottery ticket is a Receipt of Purchase, but you do not need it in hand to be entered for the Cottage Lottery and 50/50 Add-On prize draws. To request a reprint of your ticket, please call 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

HOW WILL PROCEEDS BE USED FROM THE PRINCESS MARGARET 50/50 ADD-ON?

Proceeds enable The Future of Cancer Breakthroughs for patients at The Princess Margaret, across Canada and around the world. The Future of Cancer Breakthroughs represents our commitment to deliver the very best treatments available today. It accelerates the discovery of tomorrow’s breakthroughs through cutting-edge research conducted by the renowned scientists at The Princess Margaret and across our global network. The Princess Margaret is the largest cancer centre in Canada and one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world. See your lottery brochure or visit the proceeds page of this website for more information.

CAN I CANCEL MY 50/50 ADD-ON TICKET AND GET A REFUND?

Ticket orders must be cancelled prior to commencement of the draws and will be refunded for the amount that was paid for the ticket. Once draws have begun, no refunds are permitted. If a ticket order for the Cottage Lottery is cancelled, all 50/50 Add-On tickets ordered with that ticket will also be cancelled.

WHAT IS THE LICENCE # OF THE 50/50 ADD-ON?

The Lottery Licence # is RAF1365300

30 DAYS OF VACAYS CALENDAR FAQs

WHAT ARE THE PRIZES IN THE PRINCESS MARGARET 30 DAYS OF VACAYS?

There are thirty (30) vacation & cash prizes (“prizes”); to be awarded over 30 days with a total prize value of $1,040,000. All vacations are supplied by Able Travel and include air, transfers, taxes and accommodations for 2 adults, — except where specified otherwise on the website. All flights are from Toronto. The following are a list of prizes in draw order for the 30 Days of Vacays Prizes: 

01-Aug: Travel The World. Around the World. 25 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $58,000);

02-Aug: African Safari Adventure. 11 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $30,200);

03-Aug: Exclusive Beach Getaway in Barbados. 7 nights, plus $10,000. (Total value $25,300);

04-Aug: Taste of Portugal with Azores. 11 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $28,500);

05-Aug: Bora Bora Beach Escape. 10 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $31,000);

06-Aug: Scandinavia and the Baltics Adventure. 13 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $26,000);

07-Aug: Ultimate Trip Around Ireland. 14 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $34,000);

08-Aug: Epic New Zealand Tour. 17 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $52,000);

09-Aug: Maldives Island Escape.10 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $30,500);

10-Aug: Canadian Rockies Tour. 11 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $49,400);

11-Aug: Tranquil Seclusion in St. Lucia. All Inclusive, 7 nights, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $35,700);

12-Aug: Greek Island Discovery.12 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $29,500);

13-Aug: South Korea Adventure. 8 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $30,150);

14-Aug: 1000 Views of Madagascar. 13 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $29,300);

15-Aug: Belize Jungle & Beach Escape. 8 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $22,650);

16-Aug: 59th Super Bowl in New Orleans. 7 nights, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $50,000);

17-Aug: Perfect Travel Experience of Austria & Germany. 9 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $25,800);

18-Aug: Delight of Bali. 9 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $22,000);

19-Aug: St Andrews Golf Packages & Vacations. 7 nights, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $33,000);

20-Aug: Classic Safari in Nairobi. 10 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $39,100);

21-Aug: Luxurious Getaway in St. Maarten.  7 nights, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $24,000);

22-Aug: Romantic Rhine River Cruise. 10 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $36,500);

23-Aug: Japan’s Hidden Island. 11 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $55,500);

24-Aug: Private Villa in Tuscany, Italy. 10 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $35,000);

25-Aug: The Best of the Hawaiian Islands. 10 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $34,000);

26-Aug: Classic Tanzania Safari. 9 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $34,500);

27-Aug: Amazing Fiji with Blue Lagoon Cruise. 12 days plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $28,400);

28-Aug: Icelandic Golden Circle & Northern Lights. 10 nights, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $21,000);

29-Aug: Spectacular Australia with The Historic Ghan Train. 20 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $55,000);

30-Aug: UK Tour of England & Scotland, Best of Britain. 14 days, plus $10,000 Cash. (Total value $34,000).

HOW CAN I ORDER A TICKET?

There are four easy ways to order:

  • ONLINE: Visit PrincessMargaretLotto.com
  • PHONE: 24 Hours, 7 days a week: 416-650-7888 or 1-866-631-1234
  • MAIL: Tickets can be ordered by mail by completing the order form in the back of the brochure or the printable Official Ticket Request form online (See Ways to Order) and mailing it along with a cheque, money order, or VISA, MasterCard or American Express number to: Summer 2024 Princess Margaret Cottage Lottery, Box 4396, Stn A, Toronto, ON M5W 3T3.
  • IN PERSON: Tickets can be ordered in person beginning Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre at the Lottery Kiosk located on the main floor at 610 University Ave, Toronto.  Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am-4pm.

WHAT ARE THE TICKET PRICES FOR THE 30 DAYS OF VACAYS?

Prices are: 1 for $25, 3-pack for $50 or 6-pack for $75.

HOW MANY 30 DAYS OF VACAYS WILL I RECEIVE IF I ORDER A 3-PACK OR 6-PACK?

For each 30 Days of Vacays order placed, one official ticket will be issued. The official ticket receipt will list 1, 3 or 6 ticket numbers.

IS THE 30 DAYS OF VACAYS A 12 MONTH CALENDAR?

No.

CAN I GIVE THE PRINCESS MARGARET 30 DAYS OF VACAYS AS A GIFT?

Yes. The 30 Days of Vacays ticket can be gifted. To order as a gift, simply advise us at the time of order, who you would like to give the ticket to and provide the address of the giftee. *Giftee must be 18 years of age or older.

WHAT ARE GUIDELINES REGARDING NUMBER OF NAMES ON A 30 DAYS OF VACAYS TICKET AND PAYMENT TERMS?

All tickets in a 3-pack or 6-pack must contain the same information. Up to three names can appear on one ticket. Only one form of payment may be used per purchase.

HOW MANY 30 DAYS OF VACAY TICKET NUMBERS ARE AVAILABLE?

There are 208,000 ticket numbers available. Ticket numbers will be issued in sequential order and begin at 80000001.

IS MY TICKET PURCHASE TAX DEDUCTIBLE?

No. Prizes won are not taxable. Therefore, a ticket purchase cannot be used as a tax deduction.

DO I HAVE TO PAY TAX ON ANY WINNING?

Lottery winnings are considered a windfall and not taxable in Canada.

CAN I WIN MORE THAN ONCE?

Yes. Each 30 Days of Vacays ticket number is entered for ALL draws.

HOW DO I FIND OUT IF I AM A WINNER IN THE PRINCESS MARGARET 30 DAYS OF VACAYS?

All prize winners will be notified in writing within two weeks of the day for which their winning ticket is posted. Winning results for 30 Days of Vacays, will be posted online from August 1 to August 30, 2024.

IS A WINNER’S LIST AVAILABLE?

Winning results for 30 Days of Vacays, will be posted on the website at PrincessMargaretLotto.com every day from August 1 to August 30, 2024.

A printed list of winners is available upon request after August 30, 2024. Call 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected]

HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO CLAIM MY PRIZE?

We ask that all winners claim their prizes within six (6) weeks if possible. Cash Prizes must be claimed within six (6) months of the final draw. If Prize winner choose to travel to the prize destination described (or an alternative destination), the prize winner may contact the supplier listed to make travel arrangements (travel to the prize destination must be completed within 14 months of the draw date).

CAN SOMEONE WHO LIVES OUTSIDE ONTARIO OR OVERSEAS BUY A TICKET?

The 30 Days of Vacays is intended for Ontario residents. Ticket buyers must be in Ontario at the time of order and provide an Ontario mailing address.

HOW OLD DO YOU HAVE TO BE TO ORDER A TICKET?

Participants must be at least 18 years of age. Tickets cannot be ordered in the name of a minor.

WHO IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO ORDER A TICKET?

The following individuals and all of their immediate family members residing in the same household are prohibited from ordering a ticket: Board members and employees of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation; members of the UHN Board of Trustees and Executive Team; Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Executive Team; partners and employees of MNP LLP and its affiliates; and members of licensed gaming suppliers providing services to this program.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECEIVE MY TICKETS?

Mailed Tickets: Upon receipt and/or authorization of payment, you should receive your ticket(s) via Canada Post in 7-10 business days.

Emailed Tickets: Upon receipt and/or authorization of payment, you should receive your ticket(s) via email in 3-5 business days.

If you have not received your ticket(s) within these timeframes, please check your JUNK/SPAM or contact Customer Service at 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

I HAVE DELETED THE EMAIL WITH MY LOTTERY TICKET, AM I STILL ELIGIBLE FOR THE DRAWS?

Yes. You do not need your ticket in hand to be included in the draws. For ticket-related inquiries please contact Customer Service at 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

I DON’T HAVE AN EMAIL ADDRESS; HOW DO I GET A COPY OF MY TICKET?

If you require a paper copy of your official ticket receipt to be mailed to you, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-542-8813.

I’M NOT ABLE TO OPEN MY ELECTRONIC TICKETS. WHAT DO I DO?

If you are not able to open your email to retrieve your ticket, contact Customer Service at 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

I PLACED MY ORDER ONLINE YESTERDAY. WHEN DO I RECEIVE MY ELECTRONIC TICKET?

Please allow 3 to 5 business days for receipt of a ticket by email. If you have not received your ticket, please check your JUNK/SPAM or contact Customer Service at 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

WHEN IS THE TICKET SALES DEADLINE?

The 30 Days of Vacays Final Ticket Sales Deadline is: Midnight, July 19, 2024*.

WHEN ARE THE DRAWS?

The draws will take place on July 30, 2024.

HOW ARE THE 30 DAYS OF VACAYS DRAWS MADE?

Ticket fulfillment and draw control services are provided by MNP LLP. Draws will take place at the offices of MNP LLP, 1900-1 Adelaide St. E., Toronto, ON M5C 2V9. The records of MNP LLP shall be deemed correct and final. A certified Random Number Generator (RNG) will be used to conduct the draws. For questions about the draw process, please call 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

WILL THE DRAWS BE TELEVISED ON CP24?

No, 30 Days of Vacays draws will not be televised.

HOW MANY NAMES CAN APPEAR ON A 30 DAYS OF VACAYS TICKET?

Up to three names can appear on a 30 Days of Vacays ticket.

DO I HAVE TO ORDER A COTTAGE LOTTERY TICKET IN ORDER TO PLAY THE 30 DAYS OF VACAYS?

No, there is no requirement that you order a Cottage Lottery ticket to play the 30 Days of Vacays.

I DIDN’T ORDER 30 DAYS OF VACAYS TICKETS WHEN I ORDERED MY COTTAGE LOTTERY TICKETS. CAN I STILL PARTICIPATE IN THE 30 DAYS OF VACAYS?

Yes, you can place your 30 Days of Vacays ticket order at any time prior to the ticket deadline of July 19, 2024.

I HAVE MISPLACED MY 30 DAYS OF VACAYS TICKET. AM I STILL ELIGIBLE FOR THE DRAWS?

Yes. The official ticket is a receipt of purchase, but you do not need it in hand to be entered for the prize draws. All ticket numbers sold will be represented in the draw.

HOW WILL PROCEEDS FROM THE PRINCESS MARGARET 30 DAYS OF VACAYS BE USED?

Proceeds enable The Future of Cancer Breakthroughs for patients at The Princess Margaret, across Canada and around the world. The Future of Cancer Breakthroughs represents our commitment to deliver the very best treatments available today. It accelerates the discovery of tomorrow’s breakthroughs through cutting-edge research conducted by the renowned scientists at The Princess Margaret and across our global network. The Princess Margaret is the largest cancer centre in Canada and one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world. See your lottery brochure or visit the proceeds page of this website for more information.

THE PHONES ARE ALWAYS BUSY – WHAT IS GOING ON?

Due to the tremendous response to the program the phone lines are full. Please keep trying or place your ticket order online by visiting our website at PrincessMargaretLotto.com.

CAN I CANCEL MY 30 DAYS OF VACAYS TICKET AND GET A REFUND?

Princess Margaret 30 Days of Vacays ticket orders may be cancelled prior to the commencement of the draws and will be refunded for the amount that was paid for the ticket. Once draws have begun, no refunds are permitted.

I HAVEN’T RECEIVED MY OFFICIAL TICKET / IT CONTAINS A SPELLING/ADDRESS ERROR

Please allow up to 3-5 business days for tickets by email or 7- 10 business days for your ticket by Canada Post Mail. Ticket purchasers who have not received their OFFICIAL TICKET after this time or who wish to report a misspelled name or address on an OFFICIAL TICKET should call 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF A “BAD” PAYMENT WAS MADE FOR A TICKET (e.g. CHEQUE NSF)?

Time is allowed between the ticket sales cutoff and the start of the draws for all forms of payment to be verified and processed. Only tickets that have been paid for and/or have been verified as paid for are eligible to be entered for the respective draw(s). If for any reason a payment is returned, the ticket will be deemed invalid if payment cannot be verified prior to the start of the draws.

IF I WIN, IS MY TICKET STILL IN FOR THE OTHER DRAWS?

Yes, each 30 Days of Vacays ticket number is entered for each and every draw.

WHO IS MNP LLP?

MNP is registered gaming supplier with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO). Ticket fulfillment and draw control are provided by MNP LLP for Princess Margaret Lotteries. MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. MNP proudly serve and respond to the needs of their clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. For more information, visit www.mnp.ca.

WHO IS MIRATEL SOLUTIONS INC.?

Miratel Solutions Inc. is a registered contact centre service provider with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) who handle calls and telephone orders for the Princess Margaret Lotteries.

WHAT IS YOUR PRIVACY POLICY?

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy. Personal information collected will be used to administer and evaluate the lottery, including fulfilling lottery ticket orders and contacting and publicizing the name and municipality of residence of prize winners. We may also use your personal information to connect with you to keep you informed about the impact of your support, share other activities of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation and ask for your support of our mission. The Foundation does not trade, rent or sell any personal information to third parties. If you wish to be removed from our contact list; please call 1-866-631-1234 or email [email protected]. For more information on our privacy practices, see our full Privacy Policy at PrincessMargaretLotto.com or contact us at 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

CAN I STILL PURCHASE A TICKET FOR THE PRINCESS MARGARET COTTAGE LOTTERY?

Yes! Order your Princess Margaret Cottage Lottery tickets online at PrincessMargaretLotto.com or call 416-650-7888 or 1-866-631-1234 or use one of the other ticket order options outlined in your Cottage Lottery brochure.

DOES THE CANADIAN ANTI-SPAM LEGISLATION AFFECT YOUR LOTTERIES?

Charity lotteries are exempt from this legislation.

HOW CAN I UNSUBSCRIBE FROM YOUR EMAIL LIST?

You have the option to unsubscribe at any time by calling 1-866-631-1234 or email [email protected].

WHAT IS THE LICENCE # OF THE 30 DAYS OF VACAYS CALENDAR?

The Lottery Licence # is RAF1365301