Canton Contest Rules

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“Reinvent fondue” Contest
Official Rules


1.1 The “Reinvent fondue” contest (the “Contest”) is held by Lassonde Specialties Inc. (the “Sponsor”).


2.1 In order to be eligible to enter the Contest, a participant (a “Participant”) must:
(a) Be a natural person; and
(b) Be a legal resident of Quebec province; and
(c) Have reached the age of eighteen (18) years old at the time of participation in the Contest.
2.2 The employees of the Sponsor and its partners, its affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies and parties involved in the development, production and distribution of the Contest-related material and all persons with whom such persons are domiciled and all members of their immediate family are not eligible for the Contest. For the purpose of these Rules, "immediate family" includes father, mother, brother (s), sister (s), child (ren), husband, wife or spouse of such person, whether or not such persons are domiciled at the same place.
2.3 The Sponsor has the right to request at any time proof of identity or eligibility from the Participant to enable him/her to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof within a reasonable time may result in the disqualification of the Participant.
2.4 Any information provided to the Sponsor for the purposes of this Contest must be truthful, accurate and complete. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Participant whose entry Form (the "Form") includes false, inaccurate or incomplete information.


3.1 The Contest begins on November 1st, 2023 at 00h01 (EST) (the " Contest Opening Date ") and ends on December 16th, 2023 at 23h59 (EST) (the " Contest Closing Date "). The period between the Contest Opening Date and the Contest Closing Date is the Contest Period (the " Contest Period ").


4.1 No purchase is required to enter the Contest. To enter the Contest, a Participant must, during the Contest Period, go to the FondussimoMD web page available at the following address: (the “Contest Page”). The Participant must complete the entry form by entering their first and last name, email address, postal code and phone number, and respond to the question “What is your favorite flavor Canton?” (an “Entry Form”).
4.2 The Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to request proof of identity or eligibility to participate in the Contest. One (1) entry per Participant for all the Contest period. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any person who violates or attempts to violate these Contest Rules. Automated entries are strictly prohibited, and any direct or indirect use of automated devices will result in the immediate disqualification of the Entrant and his accomplices, the Sponsor reserving all of its rights and remedies against the user of such automated devices and his accomplices.
4.3 The Sponsor suggests that Participants who do not have access to the Internet obtain information from their local library or go to a public place that provides free Internet access in order to participate in the Contest in the manner set out in this article 3.1 of the Rules.
5.1 Grand Prize Winner (as defined below):
(a) Thirty (30) finalists for the Grand Prize (the "Finalists") will be selected in a random draw from all eligible entries received. The draw will take place on Tuesday December 19th, 2023 between 10h00 and 12h00 (EST) at the offices of Lassonde. The odds of winning a Grand Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.
(b) The Grand Prize Finalists will be notified by email or by phone within seven (7) to ten (10) business days of the date he/she is selected as a Finalist. In the event that a Grand Prize Finalist does not respond to the email or phone call from the Sponsor's representative within five (5) business days of initial contact, that Grand Prize Finalist will be disqualified and another Grand Prize Finalist will be selected from among all remaining valid entries. In the event that Sponsor is unable to notify such other Grand Prize Finalist within a reasonable amount of time or if such other Grand Prize Finalist does not respond to Sponsor's representative's email or phone call within five (5) business days, such Grand Prize Finalist will be disqualified and Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to either rescind the awarding of the Grand Prize (as hereinafter defined) or select a new Grand Prize Finalist from among all of the remaining valid entries.
(c) In order to be declared a Grand Prize winner (the " Winner"), each Grand Prize Finalist will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without assistance of any kind (including mechanical assistance) and complete and sign a Declaration and Release Form (the "Declaration") acknowledging and confirming compliance with these Contest rules and the absence of liability on the part of the Sponsor and any other organization involved in the awarding of the Grand Prize or the Contest and their respective employees for any injury, accident, loss or misfortune related to the Contest, the Grand Prize or the Grand Prize award, accident, loss or misfortune related to the Contest, the Grand Prize or the awarding of the Grand Prize.
(d) The completed and signed Declaration must be received by Sponsor no later than ten (10) days after Sponsor transmits the Declaration to the Finalist. Failure to do so will result in the Grand Prize Finalist being disqualified and Sponsor will have the right, in its sole discretion, to select a new Grand Prize Finalist from among all remaining valid entries or to consider the Grand Prize abandoned.



Thirty (30) grand prize (the "Grand Prize" or "Prize") will be awarded in this Contest each consisting of one (1) EVOLUTION 3-in-1 Fondussimo fondue set valued at $234.99CAD, and one (1) assortment of Canton products valued at $75.00CAD. The approximate retail value of each Grand Prize is $310.00CAD (including applicable taxes and delivery charges). Each Winner will be responsible for all expenses not specified herein.
6.1 Upon receipt of the Declaration as set forth above, the Sponsor will then proceed to ship the Grand Prize to the Winner at the address indicated by the Winner. Sponsor makes no warranties or conditions of any kind with respect to the Grand Prize.

7. Terms and Conditions

7.1 Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
7.2 Any attempt to deliberately damage any property, the Contest Page or any website connected to the Contest or the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. In such circumstances, the Sponsor shall be entitled to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
7.3 Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if received after the time period specified in these Rules or if they are illegible, incomplete, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified or tampered with in any way.
7.4 No correspondence regarding the Contest will be entered into except with the Finalists and each Winner.
7.5 In the case of a discrepancy between the French version and the English version of these Rules, the French version will take precedence.


8.1 By entering or attempting to enter the Contest each Participant or potential participant agrees to:
(a) forever exonerate, release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its administrators, directors, employees, shareholders, agents and other representatives, its parent-company and its affiliates from any and all claims, actions, damages, demands, courses of action, causes of actions, or responsibility of any kind whatsoever resulting from or related to the participation or attempted participation in the Contest, the compliance or non-compliance with these Rules, the acceptance, possession, use or abuse of the Grand Prize or any activity related to the Grand Prize; and
(b) completely indemnify the Sponsor and its administrators, directors, employees, parent companies, affiliates, partners, suppliers, sponsors and agents for any third party claims related to this Contest or to any violation of these Rules by the Participant or any activity related to a Grand Prize, without limitation.


9.1 By entering the Contest, the Participant agrees to be bound by these Rules, which are available on the Contest Page during the Contest Period. The Participant further accepts to comply with the Sponsor’s decisions, which are final.
9.2 The Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify a Participant who:
(a) violates these Rules;
(b) alters or attempts to alter the participation process or the operation of the Contest;
(c) acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or has the intention to disrupt, abuse, threaten or harass another person.
9.3 The Prize must be accepted as awarded, without substitution in cash or otherwise, except as agreed by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equivalent value if any Prize cannot be awarded as provided in these Rules. Any portion of a Prize that is not accepted by the applicable Winner will be deemed to have been forfeited. Sponsor makes no warranty, whether implicitly or expressly, regarding the safety, appearance or performance of any Prize or Prize-related activity. By accepting the Prize, the Winner acknowledges that the only warranties applicable to any aspect of the Prize, if any, are the warranties provided by the supplier of the Prize to the Sponsor which are transferable and/or the manufacturer's warranties. The Winner has no recourse against the Sponsor regarding any guarantee related to the Prize in any circumstance whatsoever. In the event that the Winner does not use all or part of the elements of the Grand Prize, for whatever reason, this person will not be financially compensated and these elements will become void. The Sponsor will not be held responsible for any event leading to the cancellation of the Grand Prize or for events beyond its control causing the Grand Prize or part of the Grand Prize not to be awarded.
9.4 The Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to exclude from the Contest and any other Contest or future promotion organized by the Sponsor, any person guilty or suspected of being guilty of having tampered with the treatment of the Entries, the Contest process or the Contest Site, of having violated these Official Rules or having acted in a disloyal manner or in a manner which adversely affects or is intended to disturb, abuse, threaten or harass another person. A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER PERSON WHO ATTEMPTS TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE A WEBSITE OR HINDER THE LEGITIMACY OF THE CONTEST PROCESS COMMITS CRIMINAL AND CIVIL OFFENCES AND THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN SUCH CASE, TO CLAIM DAMAGES TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
9.5 In the case of a discrepancy between the French version and the English version of these Rules, the English version will take precedence.


10.1 The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for Forms, communications, responses, lost, deferred, destroyed or misdirected Release Forms or for any technical defects including due to computer, software, telecommunications network, telephone or online connection.
10.2 The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any erroneous or inaccurate information, whether caused by users or by any equipment or programming associated with or used for the Contest or by any human or technical error that may occur during the Contest.
10.3 The Sponsor reserves its right, subject to the consent of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”), to cancel, suspend or modify the Contest if a virus, bug or other computer problem occurs, unauthorized human intervention or other cause beyond the Sponsor’s control, alters or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest.


11.1 By entering the Contest, each Participant consents to the collection, use and disclosure by the Sponsor or its authorized agents of the Participant’s personal information provided in this Contest for the purpose of carrying out the Contest and delivering the Grand Prize.
11.2 The personal information may be transferred to third parties that are retained by the Sponsor to perform storage, management and other similar functions, subject to the laws applicable to the protection of personal information and the Sponsor’s internal policies regarding personal information. Files containing personal information will be kept at the Sponsor’s or its service provider’s offices or on their servers. Employees who require access to personal information in order to fulfil their job requirements will have access to these information. To the extent provided by applicable law, the individuals concerned may request access to the file containing their personal information and the correction of such information by contacting the Sponsor.
11.3 By accepting a Grand Prize, a Winner grants the Sponsor the right to, in any way in relation with the Contest, its promotion or its organization, produce, reproduce, publish, broadcast, communicate by telecommunication, exhibit, disseminate, adapt, use and reuse his or her name, address (city, province), voice, declarations, image, photos or other representations or recordings for publicity purposes using any media and in any format, including, without limitation, on the Internet, without any notice or compensation, and each Winner may be required to sign a document to this effect.


12.1 All intellectual property covering the promotional material and the Contest Site are the exclusively property of the Sponsor or its affiliates or licensors. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copyright or use of any copyright material or intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner or holder is strictly prohibited. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners..


13.1 The Contest is no way endorsed or administered by, or associated or managed nor sponsored by Facebook, Instagram or any other media used to promote the Contest. Each of Facebook, Instagram and/or any other media used to promote the Contest will not be liable in any way for any issue related to the Contest.


14.1 These are the official rules for the Contest. This Contest is governed by federal and Quebec provincial laws and regulations. Subject to the approval of the Régie, these Rules may be modified without notice including without limitation in order to render them compliant with federal, provincial or municipal laws or with the policies of an entity having jurisdiction over the Sponsor.


15.1 For Quebec resident, any dispute respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie for a ruling. Any dispute respecting the award of a Grand Prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.


16.1 Within (30) business days of December 19th, 2023, the Sponsor will post the names of the Winners on the Contest Page for a period of at least thirty (30) days.