Sweepstakes, Contests, and Giveaway Laws in Canada

Promotions in Canada: rules

The Competition Bureau (the equivalent of our “Antitrust”) has drawn up a text that encourages competitions in Canada and it also regulates the subject of contests along with all the federal, provincial and local regulations.

At the present time Quebec is the Canadian territorial area that has the greatest number of restrictions concerning prize promotions. There, further formalities need to be fulfilled implying additional costs in order to carry out prize promotions.

Our company can manage your prize promotions in Canada: specifically we offer you the consultancy of our team of experts, specialized in international promotions , with the support of our local partners.

Promotions in Canada

Are you interested in promoting products and services in Canada? You can take advantage of our complete assistance concerning:

  • Prize promotions (Contests and Sweepstakes)
  • Gift With Purchase Promotions
  • Trade incentives
  • Loyalty programs

Together we can choose the best promotion to run in Canada to achieve your goals.

Our services include:

  • A preliminary feasibility study
  • Consultancy on the promotional mechanics in compliance with the specific regulations of the country
  • Dealing with the paperwork in compliance with the regulations
  • Checking the communication material according to the provisions of the law
  • Tax consultancy concerning the prize events
  • Consultancy on Privacy

Promosfera has a over 15 years experience in international promotions, we have organized contests and sweepstakes in over 70 countries around the world, indeed!

Organizing a prize promotion in Canada: Did you know that…
Canadian law forbids contests purely based on chance. Participants need to pass a skill test that, in most cases, is a mathematical equation!