Peterborough & the Kawarthas “Canada’s Treasured Waterway” Contest





1. Eligibility

The “Peterborough & Kawarthas “Canada’s Treasured Waterway” Online Free Draw (the “Promotion”) is open only to those legal citizens or permanent residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, who have reached the age of eighteen (18) or older in their province or territory as of the date of entry. Employees of Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Corporation (the “sponsor”), Parks Canada, Ontario Waterway Cruises Inc., or any of the participating businesses or any of their affiliates, representatives, agents or promotional agencies, and their immediate family members are not eligible to participate.

Anyone who participates in the Promotion (a “Participant”) fully and unconditionally agrees to abide by these Official Rules and Regulations and the Sponsor’s decisions taken in accordance therewith, which, subject to applicable law, are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements of the Sponsor, which includes without limitation completing a brief survey and entering the Participant’s first and last name, phone number and email address. The Promotion is comprised of 1 contest, with 1 random draw occurring on the date specified below. The winner of the draw will be pulled randomly from among all eligible entries available on the date of the draw.          

2. Sponsor and Administrator

The Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Corporation (known as Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development), located at 270 George Street North, First Floor, Peterborough, ON K9J 3H1, is the Sponsor of the Promotion and responsible for its administration.

3. Timing

The Promotion begins on June 21stth, 2017 at 9:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on September 4th, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”) The Sponsors computer is the official time keeping device for this Promotion. The time that an entry is received by the Sponsor will be the time at which it is received by the Sponsors web server as determined in accordance with such server’s clock. The potential prize winner will be notified by email within seven (7) days of the draw.

4. How to Enter

To enter the Promotion, during the Promotion Period, Participants must visit and fill out the online survey in full, including submitting their first and last name, phone number and email.

There is a limit of one (1) entry per person per email address, during the Promotion Period. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any Participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that Participant’s entries and that Participant may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified.

5. Participant Selection

Promotion entries will only be accepted during the Promotion Period. The Promotion is comprised of 1 draw to each be held on September 5th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. ET

The winner of the draw will be pulled randomly from among all eligible entries on the date of the draw. The winner will be notified via the submitted email address and will have five (5) business days from the date s/he is notified to redeem the prize in the manner set out in the notification e-mail. Failure to respond to the aforesaid e-mail notification within five (5) business days of notification will result in the Participant’s disqualification for that draw and the selection of an alternate winner. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries.

Winners will be required to correctly answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question administered over the telephone at a time mutually convenient to the selected Participant and the Sponsor, in order to receive the prize associated with the draw. The selected Participant will also be required to sign and return to the Sponsor, within three (3) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility in order to claim his/her prize as well as a Cruise Reservation Form. If the selected Participant cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and/or Cruise Reservation Form within the required time period, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the selected Participant forfeits the prize and the initial selected Participant will have no further recourse against the Sponsor or any prize sponsoring businesses associated with this Promotion. In the event that a selected Participant is disqualified for any reason, the Sponsor will award the prize to an alternate Participant by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries, and following the same steps as outlined above for the initial selected Participant. The Sponsors decisions as to the administration and operation of the Promotion and the selection of the Participant are final and binding in all matters related to each draw.


The selected Participant must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and Regulations, and receipt of a prize is contingent upon the Participant fulfilling all requirements. The selected Participant may be required to provide the Sponsor with documentation that shows he/she was an eligible Participant over and above an affidavit of eligibility. In the event of a dispute as to the eligibility of any Participant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to participate will be deemed to be the Participant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.

7. Prize – Draw September 5th, 2017 4:00 p.m. ET

  • 2 tickets (1 cabin) for a 5 night Kawartha Colours Cruise with Ontario Waterway Cruises Inc. from Big Chute to Peterborough October 9-14th, 2017
  • Approximate Value: $3200 + tax CDN

Note to Participants: The average age of passengers is approximately 75 years old. Passengers must be able to walk onto the boat. There is an elevator between the cabin deck and the dining deck, but not to the top deck of the boat. A set menu is served to everyone during meals (there is no restaurant on board).

Full terms and conditions for Ontario Waterway Cruises Inc. can be found at

Each prize set out above (a “Prize”) is subject to availability and blackout periods may apply, as applied by each Prize sponsoring business. Additional restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. No cash equivalent is available for any Prize. All portions of each Prize are non-transferable and no substitution will be made, except as provided herein, at the Sponsors sole discretion. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any listed Prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Any unused portion of a Prize is forfeited. The Sponsor is not responsible for the weather conditions or activity availability and no refund or credit will be issued and no alternate date will be made available should the selected dates limit any element of the Prize usage

The winner of each Prize and his/her travel companions are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel arrangements to arrive at Prize destination. A parent or legal guardian must accompany any minor travel companions. It is recommended that the Prize winner and his/her travel companions obtain personal health insurance prior to departure or other participation in the Prize activity. All expenses and travel costs, including but not limited to, transportation to the Prize destination, personal charges for lodging, taxes, meals, beverages, entertainment, merchandise, souvenirs, local and long distance telephone calls, gratuities, applicable taxes, incidentals, and all other expenses not expressly mentioned as included in the Prize description are the sole responsibility of the winner and his/her travel companions.

8. Entry Conditions and Release

By entering, each Participant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and Regulations and the decisions of the Sponsor which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Promotion; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor and all Prize sponsoring businesses and their respective, officers, directors, agents and employees (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to claims related to negligence, damages of any kind to persons and property, invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a Participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Promotion, acceptance or use or misuse of a Prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable legal fees) arising out of or relating to a Participant’s participation in the Promotion and/or his/her acceptance, use or misuse of a Prize.

9. Publicity

Except where otherwise prohibited by law, participation in the Promotion constitutes the winner’s consent to the Sponsor and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or city of residence for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

10. General Conditions

The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond the Sponsors reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Promotion, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules and Regulations or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsors failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules and Regulation shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision.

11. Limitations of Liability

The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by or arising from the Released Parties or the Participants, printing or publishing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Participant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason a Participant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, such Participant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Promotion, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Promotion, or any part of it, for any reason, the Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of Prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules and Regulations to be available and/or claimed, the Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

12. Disputes

The Promotion is governed by the laws of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, and is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. Participation constitutes a Participant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Regulations and the Sponsors decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. By participating in the Promotion, the Participant agrees that the courts of the Province of Ontario, Canada, located at the City of Peterborough, shall have jurisdiction to entertain any action or other legal proceedings based on any provision of these Official Rules and Regulations or the running of the Promotion.

13. Termination

The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion, or modify the Official Rules and Regulations at any time for any reason whatsoever.

14. Entrant’s Personal Information

The Sponsor reserves the right to contact Participants. No further marketing communications will be received by Participants unless Participants provide explicit permission to do so.

15. Promotion Results

These Official Rules and Regulations are available on website. Promotion results are available by calling 1-705-743-0777 ext. 2130 (Hours of operation: 8:30am to 4:30pm ET Monday to Friday.)