FAQ


IS MY TICKET PURCHASE TAX DEDUCTIBLE?

No. Prizes won are not taxable and therefore the ticket purchase cannot be used as a tax deduction.

HOW DO I RECEIVE MY TICKET?

Tickets will be emailed to the email address provided at time of purchase. To ensure you receive your tickets, please add [email protected] to your email sender safelist.

IF I WIN THE GRAND PRIZE SHOWHOME OR CANMORE CONDO, DO I HAVE TO LIVE IN IT OR CAN I SELL IT?

Once the home 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.

HOW DO THE 50/50 AND 100 DAYS OF WINNING CASH CALENDAR ADD-ONS WORK?

The 50/50 and 100 Days of Winning Cash Calendar Add-Ons do not have to be ordered in conjunction with your Hospital Home Lottery ticket. 50/50 and 100 Days of Winning Cash Calendar tickets can be purchased separately or added on to your Hospital Home Lottery ticket order.

50/50 Add-On: Single for $25, Five for $50 or Fifteen for $75. The payout for the 50/50 Add-On prize will be 50% of 50/50 Add-On tickets sales. The winner will take half the total jackpot and the Calgary Health Foundation will take half. The 50/50 Add-On ticket sales deadline is advertised in conjunction with the Hospital Home Lottery, therefore the ticket sales deadline is Midnight, November 1, 2024. On November 14, 2024, the winner’s name will be announced and posted online at CalgaryHospitalHomeLottery.com.

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100 Days of Winning Cash Calendar Add-On: Single for $25, Three for $50, Six for $75 or 10 for $100. There will be 1 cash prize of $100,000 on November 28, 2024, and 100 daily cash prizes of $3,000 from November 28, 2024 until March 7, 2025. Total prize value of $400,000. The 100 Days of Winning Cash Calendar Add-On is advertised in conjunction with the Hospital Home Lottery, therefore the ticket sales deadline is Midnight, November 1, 2024. The winners will be contacted in writing every day from November 28, 2024 until March 7, 2025 by the professional services firm of MNP LLP as to what they have won and how to claim their prize.

ARE LOTTERY WINNINGS TAXABLE?

Lottery winnings are considered a windfall and not taxable in Canada. For further details regarding the sale of such goods, please seek professional counsel.

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

All prizes must be accepted as awarded. There are no cash substitutes unless otherwise advertised.

HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO CLAIM MY PRIZE?

All prize winners have one year from the date of the draw to claim their prize.

HOW MANY NAMES CAN BE PUT ON A TICKET?

Only one name can be placed on a ticket. The ticket must contain a valid first and last name. In the event a ticket is purchased with a group, neither the licensed charity, MNP nor AGLC is responsible for any disputes among the individuals who purchased the ticket(s).

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 yourself will be claiming the prize on your behalf, you must provide them with written and signed authorization along with your original prize-winning letter you received from MNP LLP.

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

Tickets must be purchased within the province of Alberta. Tickets will be mailed within the province of Alberta only. The lottery is intended for residents of Alberta.

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

Persons must be 18 years of age to purchase a ticket and the name of a person under 18 years of age may not be written on the ticket.

WHEN ARE THE DEADLINES/DRAWS?

  • The VIP ticket sales deadline is Midnight, August 16, 2024.
  • The VIP draw date is August 27, 2024.
  • The Bonus ticket sales deadline is Midnight, September 13, 2024.
  • The Bonus draw date is September 24, 2024.
  • The Early Bird ticket sales deadline is Midnight, October 11, 2024.*
  • The Early Bird draw date is October 22, 2024.
  • The Final ticket sales deadline is Midnight, November 1, 2024.**
  • The Final draws are November 12, 2024.

* In the event that all tickets are sold by the Early Bird deadline of Midnight, October 11, 2024, then all draws would be held October 22, 2024 with AGLC approval. Draws will commence daily at 8:30 a.m. at the offices of MNP LLP located at 2000-330 5th Ave. SW, Calgary. The first draw would be for the Early Bird Prize, which would be followed by 1,501 remaining draws, drawn in order of retail value beginning with the prizes of least retail value. Top winners will be announced on Global News on October 24, 2024.

** In the event that tickets remain after the Early Bird deadline, then only the Early Bird draw will take place on October 22, 2024 commencing at 11:00 a.m. at the offices of MNP LLP located at 2000-330 5th Ave. SW, Calgary. Ticket sales would continue until the Final sales deadline of Midnight, November 1, 2024. All remaining draws would be held November 12, 2024, commencing at 8:30 a.m. at the offices of MNP LLP located at 2000-330 5th Ave. SW Calgary. The 1,501 draws would proceed and be drawn in order of retail value beginning with the prizes of least retail value. Top winners would be announced on Global News on November 14, 2024.

ARE THE PRIZES DONATED?

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

HOW ARE THE WINNERS NOTIFIED?

All prize winners will be notified in writing by the professional services firm of MNP LLP as to what they have won and how to claim their prize. A full list of winners will be published online at CalgaryHospitalHomeLottery.com on November 7 or November 27, 2024.

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

Yes, after each draw, including the VIP, Bonus and Early Bird Draw the winner’s name and ticket number are recorded and the ticket number remains eligible for all subsequent draws.

HOW MUCH WILL THE HOSPITAL MAKE AND HOW WILL IT BE USED?

The projected profit of the Hospital Home Lottery is over $5 Million. The lottery website has a full proceeds page regarding proceeds information.

WHAT DO YOU DO WITH MY PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU COLLECT?

Calgary Health Foundation respects your privacy. We do not rent, sell or trade our contact lists. Personal information collected will be used to keep you informed of our charitable work, funding needs and opportunities to volunteer or give. In addition, we will use this information to fulfill ticket orders, provide information on our future lotteries, contact prize winners and publicize the names of prize winners. If you wish to be removed from our contact lists call toll free at 1-833-208-4388 or email [email protected].

WHY DO I HAVE MORE THAN ONE BROCHURE MAILED TO MY HOUSE?

If you are a previous buyer, you will have received a marketing brochure providing an early opportunity to purchase tickets before public advertising begins. If you have received more than one brochure specifically addressed to you, this could be due to different names or different ways of recording the address used when previously purchasing tickets. If you would like to update/remove an address, please contact the lottery help line toll free at 1-833-208-4388 or email [email protected].

FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING A TICKET (have not received ticket, name or address errors, etc.)

Please call MNP LLP directly by phoning toll free at 1-833-208-4388. Please allow 24 hours for online ticket applications to be processed. If you have requested a printed ticket, please allow 14 working days for ticket applications to be processed. Hospital Home Lottery tickets, 50/50 Add-On tickets and 100 Days of Winning Cash Calendar Add-On tickets will be mailed separately.

WHAT IS THE MERCEDES-BENZ VIP PRIZE?

Win the 2024 Mercedes-Benz CLE 300 Cabriolet and own one of the most desirable luxury car's on the market. OR TAKE $90,000 Cash!

All tickets purchased by Midnight, August 16, 2024 will be eligible for the VIP Prize draw on August 27, 2024.

WHAT IS THE RANGE ROVER & ITALY BONUS PRIZE?

Go above and beyond with the 2025 Range Rover Sport PLUS a trip to Italy. OR TAKE $150,000 Cash!

All tickets purchased by Midnight, September 13, 2024 will be eligible for the Bonus Prize draw on September 24, 2024.

WHAT IS THE $1 MILLION CANMORE CONDO EARLY BIRD PRIZE?

You could win Alberta’s Biggest Early Bird Prize, the $1 Million condo in beautiful Canmore PLUS $25,000 Cash! Located at #202 – 1408 Spring Creek Gate, the condo was built by Spring Creek and is awarded fully furnished and professionally decorated.

All tickets purchased by Midnight, October 11, 2024 will be eligible for the Early Bird Prize draw on October 22, 2024.

PRIZE VALUES

Prize values shown are approximate retail values as of the date contracts were negotiated with suppliers. Due to housing market fluctuations, the market value of the real estate prizes may rise or diminish over time. Winner or charity is not entitled to the difference, if any, between the stated and actual market value at the time the prize is awarded. Prize values include applicable taxes.

WHAT HOSPITALS DOES THE HOSPITAL HOME LOTTERY SUPPORT?

The Hospital Home Lottery is a fundraising event presented by the Calgary Health Foundation. The Calgary Health Foundation raises money for the Medical Centre, Peter Lougheed Centre, Rockyview General Hospital and South Health Campus.