THE WIN A TRIP TO CONNECT with CANADA THIS SPRING CONTEST (THE “CONTEST”) WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA ONLY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAW. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. PARTICIPANTS MUST BE OF THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THE PROVINCE OF THE PARTICIPANT’S PERMANENT RESIDENCE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID IN WHOLE OR PART WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE CONTEST RULES (THE “CONTEST RULES”).
1.1 To be eligible for this Contest, an individual must:
a) be a legal resident of Vancouver Island in the province of British Columbia, and
b) be of the age of majority in the province of residence of British Columbia, and
1.2 The following people are not eligible to enter the Contest:
a) Employees of the Nanaimo Airport Commission, having an address of 3238 Mustang Road, Cassidy, BC, V0R 1H0, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, successors and assigns (collectively “NAC” or “Sponsor”);
b) Employees of Edmonton International Airport Authority, having an address of 1000 Airport Road, AB T9E 0V3its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, successors and assigns (collectively “EIA”);
c) The household members of any of the parties listed in Section (a) and (b).
1.3 The Sponsor shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to the Sponsor for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. The Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant should such an entrant at any stage supply information that does not meet these requirements.
2.1 The Contest begins at 12:00 p.m. Atlantic Time (“AT”) on -May 22, 2023and ends at 12:00 p.m. AT on June 15, 2023 (the “Contest Period”) after which time the Contest will be closed and no further entries shall be accepted.
3.1 There is no purchase necessary to enter the Contest.
3.2 There is one (1 ) way to enter the contest
a) Complete and follow all of the required steps and the contest submission form at connectwithcanada.ca
*This contest is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook or Instagram.
3.3 Limit of one (1) entry is permitted per participant.
3.4 All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned for any reason. Entries must be received no later than the end of the Contest Period. Entries will be declared invalid if they are late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, mutilated, forged, garbled or mechanically or electronically reproduced. Unless otherwise set out herein, no communication or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants except with those selected as a potential winner.
3.5 Disputes regarding identity of entrant: If the identity of a Selected Entrant is disputed, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder (the individual assigned to the e-mail address or, if applicable for entry, social media handle associated with the entry). Each Selected Entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the Authorized Account Holder associated with the selected entry.
3.6 Any attempt or suspected attempt to use robotic, automatic, programmed, or otherwise, illicit means to enter the Contest, or any other methods not authorized by these Contest Rules, for example, but not limited to, creating multiple accounts, identities, or registrations, all in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, shall be deemed as tampering and may disqualify you from entering, participating and/or winning a prize. Entry forms that contain false or incomplete information are void. Entries that are late, lost, stolen, illegible, contain false information, are damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled or incomplete, altered or otherwise irregular or that do not conform with or satisfy any or all of the conditions of the Contest Rules are void. Entrants grant Sponsor a non-exclusive license to use all entries for any purpose. No correspondence will be entered into except with selected entrants. Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures, etc.) does not constitute proof of entry or receipt of an entry.
4.1 There is one (1) grand prize (the “Prize”) available to be won by the Contest winner (the “Winner”) consisting of:
- Return economy airfare for two (2) from Nanaimo Airport YCD to Edmonton International Airport YEG.
- Return economy airfare for two (2) from Edmonton International Airport YEG to Yellowknife Airport YZF.
- Eight (8) nights stay in Edmonton, Alberta.
- Three (3) night hotel stay at the JW Marriott Edmonton ICE Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta, and
- Three (3) night hotel stay at the Lodge Skydome at Metis Crossing, and
- One (1) night stay at the Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel in Edmonton Alberta, and
- One (1) night stay at the Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel in Edmonton Alberta (on return trip)
- Six (6) nights stay in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
- Six (6) night stay at the Chateau Nova Hotel in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
- One (1) vehicle rental for duration of trip in Edmonton, Alberta from National Car and Truck Rentals.
- One (1) vehicle rental for duration of trip in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories from National Car and Truck Rentals.
- Twelve (12)days of activities,– to be arranged by the NAC (max value of $500 per activity for a combined max value of $2,500.).
- The trip date of this Prize is September 15, 2023 , to September 29, 2023.
- Total prize valued at approximately $12,000.
4.2 Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
5.1 All bookings and/or reservations are subject to availability at time of booking and subject to change. Winner MUST be available to travel to Edmonton, Alberta and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, for the dates of September 15, 2023 through to September 29, 2023. Should Winner be unable to travel to Alberta and the Northwest Territories at the dates noted above, the Prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.
5.2 Winner and any guests will be responsible for any other expense not explicitly included in the Prize, including but not limited to transportation to and from originating airport, travel and medical insurance, travel documentation, airport improvement fees, bag check fees, taxes, gratuities, telephone calls, and in-room charges, and all food and meals. Winner may be required to present a valid major credit card upon check-in at the hotel to cover any expenses over and above the standard room charge.
5.3 Prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred, assigned, substituted or redeemed for cash, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any unused, unclaimed or declined portion of the Prize will be forfeited, have no cash value and neither the Sponsor nor EIA shall have any obligation to provide either an alternative or value-in-kind. The Sponsor and EIA reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the Prize (or any portion thereof) cannot be awarded for any reason.
5.4 The shipped Prize shall not be insured and neither the Sponsor nor EIA shall assume any liability for lost, damaged or misdirected Prize.
5.5 Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for NAC and EIA to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
6.1 One (1) Winner shall be selected as follows:
a) On or about June 24, 2023 in Cassidy, British Columbia, one (1) entrant will be selected by a random draw from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received by the Sponsor. Before being declared a Winner, the selected entrant shall be required to correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question to be administered during a pre-arranged telephone call or by e-mail to comply with the Contest Rules and to sign and return the Release (described below).
b) THE SELECTED ENTRANT WILL BE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE AND/OR E-MAIL NO LATER THAN JUNE 24, 2023 AT 9:00 PM AT AND MUST RESPOND WITHIN THREE (3) BUSINESS DAYS OF NOTIFICATION. Upon notification, the selected entrant must respond by telephone or e-mail (as specified in the notification) to the contact number or e-mail address provided no later than the indicated deadline set out in the Contest Rules and/or the notification. If the selected entrant does not respond accordingly, they will be disqualified and will not receive the Prize and another entrant may be selected in the Sponsor’ sole discretion until such time as an entrant satisfies the terms set out herein. The Sponsor are not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of a selected entrant to receive notification or for the Sponsor to receive a selected entrant’s response.
c) If, as a result of an error relating to the entry process, drawing or any other aspect of the Contest, there are more selected entrants than contemplated in these Contest Rules, there will be a random draw amongst all eligible Prize claimants after the Contest’s closing date to award the correct number of Prizes.
7.1 Potential Winner will be required to execute a legal agreement and release (“Release”) that confirms potential Winner’s:
a) eligibility for the Contest and compliance with these Contest Rules;
b) acceptance of the Prize as offered;
c) release of, and agreement to indemnify, each of the Sponsor and EIA and each of their respective employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents, Sponsor, administrators, licensees, representatives, advertising, media buying and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in the Contest, participation in any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, use or misuse of, or failure to use the Prize, including but not limited to costs, injuries, losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, and from any and all claims of third parties arising therefrom; and
d) grant to the Sponsor of the unrestricted right, in the Sponsor’s collective or individual discretion, to produce, reproduce, display, publish, convert, post, serve, broadcast, exhibit, distribute, adapt and otherwise use or re-use the Winner’s name, statements, image, likeness, voice and biography, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in connection with the Contest and the promotion and exploitation thereof.
7.2 The executed Release must be returned within five (5) business days of the date indicated on the accompanying letter of notification or the verification as a Winner or the selected entrant will be disqualified and the Prize forfeited.
8. Indemnification by Entrant
8.1 By entering the Contest, each entrant releases, indemnifies and holds Releasees harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the entrant or any other person, including personal injury, death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from:
a) the entrant’s participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity;
b) the acceptance, use, or misuse of, or failure to use the Prize; or
c) any breach of the Contest Rules.
8.2 Each entrant agrees to fully indemnify the Releasees from any and all claims made by third parties relating to the entrant’s participation in the Contest, without limitation.
9. Limitation of Liability
9.1 Neither the Sponsor nor EIA assumes any responsibility or liability for lost, late, unintelligible/illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected or incomplete entries, notifications, responses, replies or any Release, or for any computer, online, software, telephone, hardware or technical malfunctions that may occur, including but not limited to malfunctions that may affect the transmission or non-transmission of an entry. Neither the Sponsor nor EIA are responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest. Neither the Sponsor nor EIA assumes any responsibility or liability in the event that the Contest cannot be conducted or the Prize awarded as planned for any reason, including reasons beyond their control, such as infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, pandemic or other event of force majeure, or corruption of the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest and/or the Contest Microsite, or for any injury, loss or damage of any kind which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from any entrant’s participation in the Contest, including any use, misuse or failure to use the Prize. The limitations of liability set out above apply, without limitation, to any lost profits, business interruption or loss of programs or information and will apply even if the Sponsor or EIA (or any of them) have been specifically advised of the possibility of such injury, loss or damage.
10.1 By participating in the Contest, each entrant is deemed to have executed and agrees to be bound by the Contest Rules, which will be posted at the Contest Microsite and made available throughout the Contest Period. Each entrant further agrees to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant found to be: (a) violating the Contest Rules; (b) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest and/or the Contest Microsite or any related promotional website; (c) violating the terms of service, conditions of use and/or general rules or guidelines of any NAC property or service; and/or (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass the Releasees or any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE CONTEST MICROSITE OR ANY RELATED WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR AND HIAA RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
11. Privacy / Use of Personal Information
11.1 By participating in the Contest, each entrant: (i) grants to the Sponsor and EIA the right to use their name, mailing address, age of majority confirmation, telephone number and e-mail address (collectively the “Personal Information”) for the purpose of administering the Contest, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the Winner and coordinating the provision of the Prize; (ii) grants to the Sponsor the right to use their Personal Information for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Contest, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without further compensation unless prohibited by law; and (iii) acknowledges that the Sponsor may disclose their Personal Information to third-party agents and service providers of any of the Sponsor in connection with any of the activities listed in (i) and (ii) above.
12. Intellectual Property
12.1 All intellectual property, including but not limited to trademarks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations is owned by the Sponsor and/or their affiliates or by EIA . All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
13.1 The Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to terminate the Contest, in whole or in part, and/or modify, amend or suspend the Contest, and/or the Contest Rules in any way, at any time, for any reason without prior notice.
14.1 These are the official Contest Rules. The Contest is subject to applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. The Contest Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the Sponsor or EIA All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Contest Rules or the rights and obligations as between the entrant and the Sponsor or EIA in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of British Columbia without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws.
15.1 In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including but not limited to the Contest entry form, or point of sale, television, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
16.1 This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by any social media platforms on which the Contest may have been promoted and/or publicized. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to NAC.
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN