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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.

CAN I ORDER A TICKET AT THE HOSPITAL KIOSKS/COTTAGES?

For the Health and safety of both our staff and visitors, the Grand Prize Cottages and the Lottery Hospital Kiosks (Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto General Hospital and Toronto Western Hospital) will NOT be open for in person sales until further notice. Thank you for your understanding and support.

Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-866-631-1234 or online at PrincessMargaretLotto.com.  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 2021 Princess Margaret Cottage Lottery, PO Box 4396, Stn A. Toronto, ON M5W 3T3.

HOW MANY COTTAGE LOTTERY TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE?

There are only 230,000 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 $500 and Max-Pack for $850.

WHAT IS A MEGA-PACK?

Mega-Pack includes 5-Cottage lottery Tickets, 15-50/50 Tickets and 6-30 Days of Vacays Calendar Tickets for $500.

WHAT IS A MAX-PACK?

Max-Pack includes 10-Cottage lottery Tickets, 25-50/50 Tickets and 6-30 Days of Vacays Calendar Tickets for $850.

WHAT ARE 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 CALENDAR?

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

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

Yes, you can place your 30 Days of Vacays Calendar ticket order at any time prior (while supplies last) to the ticket deadline of July 9, 2021.

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

The 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

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?

There are 5,005 prizes and only 230,000 tickets available. 1 chance in 230,000 tickets x 5,005 draws equates to approx. 1 chance in approximately 47 to win a prize.

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].

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].

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 LOYALTY PRIZES?

The Loyalty Prize comprises: three (3) prizes – 2021 Ford Bronco Sport Badlands: Total Loyalty Prize Value: $54,946.67 OR a Cash alternative of $45,000. Order your tickets by Midnight, June 4, 2021 to be eligible.  The Loyalty Draws will take place on June 15, 2021.

WHAT IS THE EARLY BIRD PRIZE?

The Early Bird Prize comprises: one (1) prize – 2021 Airstream Atlas (Murphy Suite): Total Early Bird Prize Value: $369,385.00 OR a Cash alternative of $300,000. Order your tickets by Midnight, June 25, 2021 to be eligible. The Early Bird Draw will take place on July 6, 2021.

WHAT ARE THE GRAND PRIZES?

Georgian Bay Grand Prize comprises: one (1) prize – Georgian Bay Waterfront Cottage, fully furnished and professionally decorated (value $1,600,000); 1 (one) Malibu Paddle Board with Paddle (value $3,785.50); $50,000 Cash. Total Grand Prize Value: $1,653,785.50).

Muskoka Grand Prize comprises: one (1) prize – Muskoka Lakefront Cottage, fully furnished and professionally decorated (value $1,500,000); 1 (one) Malibu Paddle Board with Paddle (value $3,785.50); $50,000 Cash. Total Grand Prize Value: $1,553,785.50).

Kawartha Grand Prize comprises: one (1) prize – Kawartha Lakefront Cottage, fully furnished and professionally decorated (value $1,420,000); 1 (one) Malibu Paddle Board with Paddle (value $3,785.50); $50,000 Cash. Total Grand Prize Value: $1,473,785.50).

ARE THE GRAND PRIZE COTTAGES OPEN FOR VIEWING?

Due to the global pandemic, for the health and safety of both our staff and visitors, the COTTAGES will not be open viewing.  Thank you for your understanding and for your support of our lottery, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and our community.

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 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. The title for a cottage may be registered in anyone’s name.

IS THERE 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.

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.

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 towards 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 Loyalty Prize Deadline of Midnight, June 4, then draws for all prizes will be made on June 15, 2021 at approx. 8:00am at the offices of MNP LLP. 

If all tickets are sold by the Early Bird Prize Deadline of Midnight, June 25, then draws for all remaining prizes will be made on July 6, 2021 at approx. 8:00am at the offices of MNP LLP.

If all tickets are sold by the Final Deadline, Midnight July 9, then draws for all remaining prizes will be made on July 19, 2021 at approx. 8:00am 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, 111 Richmond St W., Suite #300, Toronto, ON M5H 2G4. 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 (either June 16, July 7 or July 20, 2021).

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 June 24, July 15 or July 29, 2021 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. 

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 Future Care now for patients at The Princess Margaret, across Canada and around the world.  Future Care Now represents our commitment to deliver the very best treatments available today, while accelerating discovery of tomorrow’s breakthroughs through research 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?

Lottery Licence #: RAF1201689.

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 OR 25-Pack for $75.

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 three easy ways to order.

  • Visit PrincessMargaretLotto.com
  • 24 Hours, 7 days a week: 416-650-7888 or 1-866-631-1234
  • 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, M5W 3T3

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 OR 25-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. 

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 June 24, 2021 (if draw is completed on June 15, 2021), Thursday July 15, 2021 (if draw is completed on July 6, 2021) or Thursday July 29, 2021 (if draw is completed on July 19), alongside prize winners in the Summer 2021 Princess Margaret Cottage Lottery.

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 ticket numbers 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 deadline for Cottage Lottery (Midnight, July 9, 2021) – 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 Loyalty Prize Deadline of Midnight, June 4, then the 50/50 Add-On Prize draw will be made on June 15, 2021 at approx. 8:00am at the offices of MNP LLP.

If all tickets are sold by the Early Bird Prize Deadline of Midnight, June 25, then the 50/50 Add-On Prize draw will be made on July 6, 2021 at approx. 8:00am at the offices of MNP LLP.

If all tickets are sold by the Final Deadline, Midnight July 9, then the 50/50 Add-On Prize draw will be made on July 19, 2021 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, 111 Richmond St W., Suite #300, Toronto, ON M5H 2G4. 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 16, July 7 or July 20, 2021).

I HAVE MISPLACED MY COTTAGE LOTTERY TICKET.  AM I STILL EILIGLE 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 Future Care now for patients at The Princess Margaret, across Canada and around the world.  Future Care Now represents our commitment to deliver the very best treatments available today, while accelerating discovery of tomorrow’s breakthroughs through research 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 LICENSE # OF THE 50/50 ADD-ON?

50/50 Add-On Lottery Licence #: RAF1201686

30 Days of Vacays Calendar FAQs

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

There are thirty (30) prizes to be awarded, each consisting of a vacation prize plus $5,000 cash for a total prize value of $700,108.20.

30 Days of Vacays Prizes will be awarded as cheques payable to the primary ticketholder for the value of the vacation and cash prize. Vacations include air from Toronto, transfers and taxes. The prize winner may contact the prize supplier to make travel arrangements should they wish to take the trip as described up to 14 months following the draw date.

The following are the 30 Days of Vacation Prizes, in draw order.  Prizes are awarded as:

GRENADINES plus $5,000 Cash. 7 Nights. 4 Adults. (Total Value: $50,498.20); ISRAEL, DUBAI & EGYPT plus $5,000 Cash. 13 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $23,765); AZORES plus $5,000 Cash. 7 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $12,290); FRANCE plus $5,000 Cash. 16 Days. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $20,165); BELIZE plus $5,000 Cash. 8 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value:  $17,470); EGYPT plus $5,000 Cash. 9 Days. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $13,790); FIJI plus $5,000 Cash. 7 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $26,540); WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND plus $5,000 Cash. 7 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $27,350); TANZANIA plus $5,000 Cash. 9 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $48,800); ICELAND plus $5,000 Cash. 6 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $10,485); AUSTRALIA plus $5,000 Cash. 11 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $16,800); NAMIBIA & VICTORIA FALLS plus $5,000 Cash. 12 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $22,085); PHOENIX plus $5,000 Cash. 6 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $9,080); TAHITI, MOOREA & BORA BORA plus $5,000 Cash. 9 Days. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $30,200); SUPERBOWL, LOS ANGELES plus $5,000 Cash. 5 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $24,275); CHILE & PERU plus $5,000 Cash. 11 Nights. 4 Adults. (Total Value: $37,400); IRELAND plus $5,000 Cash. 6 Nights. 2 Adults.  (Total Value: $17,910); SEYCHELLES & MAURITIUS plus $5,000 Cash. 8 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $25,000); KYOTO, JAPAN plus $5,000 Cash. 6 Nights. 2 Adults.  (Total Value: $12,545); CANADIAN ROCKIES TOUR plus $5,000 Cash. 9 Days. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $23,385); MALDIVES plus $5,000 Cash. 12 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $27,370); ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND plus $5,000 Cash. 6 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $15,000); COSTA RICA plus $5,000 Cash. 7 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $10,750); KATHMANDU, NEPAL plus $5,000 Cash. 14 Days. 2 Adults. (Total Value:  $17,500); SOUTH AFRICA plus $5,000 Cash. 10 Nights. 2 Adults.  (Total Value: $41,500); ITALY plus $5,000 Cash. 10 Days. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $16,077); BALI plus $5,000 Cash. 7 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $11,000); THAILAND & SINGAPORE plus $5,000 Cash. 9 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $14,468); MALDIVES plus $5,000 Cash. 5 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $16,850); AROUND THE WORLD, ATHENS TO BEIJING plus $5,000 Cash. 21 Nights. 2 Adults. (Total Value: $59,760).

CAN I ORDER A TICKET AT IN PERSON?  

For the Health and Safety of both staff and visitors, all local retail ticket sales outlets and hospital kiosks for the Princess Margaret Cottage Lottery will not be open this summer due to concerns around the COVID 19 pandemic. Thank you for your understanding and support.

Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-866-631-1234 or online at PrincessMargaretLotto.com.  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 2021 Princess Margaret Cottage Lottery, PO Box 4396, Stn A. Toronto, ON M5W 3T3.

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

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

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

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

IS THE 30 DAYS OF VACAYS CALENDAR A 12 MONTH CALENDAR?

No.

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

Yes. The 30 Days of Vacays Calendar 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 CALENDAR 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 Calendar ticket. Only one form of payment may be used per purchase. Ticket numbers will be issued in sequential order and begin at 80000001.

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE IN THE 30 DAYS OF VACAYS CALENDAR?

There are three easy ways to order your Princess Margaret 30 Days of Vacays Calendar.

  • ONLINE: Visit PrincessMargaretLotto.com
  • PHONE: 24 hours a day, 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, VISA, Mastercard or AMEX number to Princess Margaret Lotteries, Box 4396, Station A, Toronto, M5W 3T3

HOW MANY 30 DAYS OF VACAYS CALENDAR TICKET NUMBERS ARE AVAILABLE?

There are 140,000 Calendar ticket numbers available.

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.

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

All prize winners will be notified in writing within two (2) weeks of the day for which their winning ticket is posted. Winning results for 30 Days of Vacays, will be posted on the website at PrincessMargaretLotto.com every day from August 2, 2021 to August 31, 2021.

A printed list of winners is available upon request after August 31, 2021. 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 Cash 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 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 Calendar 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 other 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 Calendar Final Ticket Sales Deadline is: Midnight, July 9, 2021*.

WHEN ARE THE DRAWS?

*If 30 Days of Vacays Calendar is sold out by Midnight, June 4 then draws will take place on June 15, 2021.

*If 30 Days of Vacays Calendar is sold out by Midnight, June 25 then draws will take place on July 6, 2021.

HOW WILL WINNERS BE NOTIFIED?

All prize winners will be notified in writing within two (2) weeks of the day for which their winning ticket is posted. Winning results for 30 Days of Vacays, will be posted on the website at PrincessMargaretLotto.com every day from August 2, 2021 to August 31, 2021

A printed list of winners is available upon request after August 31, 2021. Call 1-800-542-8813 or email [email protected].

HOW ARE THE 30 DAYS OF VACAYS CALENDAR DRAWS MADE?

Ticket fulfillment and draw control services are provided by MNP LLP.  Draws will take place at the offices of MNP, 111 Richmond St W #300, Toronto, ON M5H 2G4. 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 Calendar draws will not be televised.

HOW MANY NAMES CAN APPEAR ON A CALENDER TICKET?

Up to three names can appear on a Calendar ticket.

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

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

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

Yes, you can place your 30 Days of Vacays Calendar ticket order at any time prior to the ticket deadline of May 7, 2021.

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

Yes. The official Calendar 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 CALENDAR BE USED?

Proceeds enable Future Care now for patients at The Princess Margaret, across Canada and around the world.  Future Care Now represents our commitment to deliver the very best treatments available today, while accelerating discovery of tomorrow’s breakthroughs through research 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 WIN MORE THAN ONCE?

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

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 CALENDAR TICKET AND GET A REFUND?

Princess Margaret 30 Days of Vacays Calendar 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 Calendar 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

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 protected].

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 2, 2021 to August 31, 2021.

A printed list of winners is available upon request after August 31, 2021. Call 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 NEW 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 PRINCESS MARGARET 30 DAYS OF VACAYS CALENDAR?

30 Days of Vacays Calendar Lottery Licence #: RAF1201838.