Creating Tomorrow Lottery

The Ottawa Hospital’s Creating Tomorrow Community Lottery Rules of Play

  • The lottery will take place from October 22, 2020 to December 22, 2020 at The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, 737 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 1J8 and online at
  • All tickets will only be sold to people who are 18 years of age or older.
  • Four million (4,000,000) tickets are available for purchase. Tickets are 5 for $10, 15 for $20, or 100 for $50.
  • Tickets will be sold using an electronic raffle system supplied by Canadian Bank Note.
  • The draw dates will take place on:
    • Main 50/50 draw: Will be drawn at 10 a.m. ET December 22, 2020 at The Ottawa Hospital Foundation. Ticket purchases must be made no later than 11:59 p.m. ET on December 21, 2020 in order to be eligible for this main 50/50 draw.
    • One Early bird prize of $1,000: Will be drawn on November 13, 2020 at 4 p.m. ET at The Ottawa Hospital Foundation. Ticket purchases must be made no later than 12:00 p.m. ET on November 13, 2020 for the November 13, 2020 draw, in order to be eligible for the early bird draw. The winner of this draw will be put back in the main draw to be eligible for the grand prize.
  • After buying, patrons will be given by the sellers a receipt with their 50/50 registered numbers from a Random Selection System. No specific numbers can be given as numbers are generated randomly.
  • The winning ticket number will be selected by a Random Number Generation (RNG) system from all raffle numbers sold for the draw.
  • The amount of the 50/50 will be monitored on website, and will be 50% of the total sales for that draw.
  • The winner’s name winning number will be announced on website, social media channels and in print on site. The winner will also be contacted directly by a representative from The Ottawa Hospital Foundation by email.
  • The winner may claim their prize by contacting The Ottawa Hospital Foundation by email at: The ticket may then be brought to 737 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 1J8, at an agreed upon time, for ticket verification. The winner will then be awarded the prize amount by cheque. Winners must have the original winning ticket and no copies. All payments will be made by cheque.
  • The winning ticket holder has 6 months in which to claim their prize from the date of the draw their ticket was purchased for.
  • The winner must provide government-issued photo identification and verify their phone number and address in order to claim their prize.
  • Once the certified winner is verified, and provides identification with photo ID, they will be given a cheque in the amount of the declared prize which is, at minimum, 50% of the total sales for that draw. If the winner cannot provide photo ID, then the winning proceeds will be held until such identification can be provided.
  • Online ticket sales must be claimed by the individual named in the original purchase transaction. The Ottawa Hospital Foundation is not responsible for any division of the winning prize amount to any other party other than the individual named in original purchase transaction.
  • In the event that no winner comes forward, the winning stub will be kept in a safety deposit box and held for 6 months. After that time period has elapsed the prize will be donated back to The Ottawa Hospital Foundation with the approval of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).
  • Ticket purchasers must be located in the province of Ontario at the time of purchase.
  • Tickets may be purchased by persons 18 years of age or older. Tickets may not be purchased in the name of a minor. The following individuals and their immediate families living at the same address are excluded from purchasing a ticket: The Ottawa Hospital Foundation staff and board members, Canadian Bank Note partners and staff, and members of licensed gaming suppliers providing services to this program. 
  • All tickets are final sale
  • The above set of rules will be posted at each event.

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