Raffle Law In Canada

In Canada, the federal government allows each province to set its own rules regarding the legality of running a raffle or prize draw. In addition, some provinces allow individual municipalities to enact their own rules, so it’s important to research the city and province in which you live before you plan your raffle, so you stay on the right side of the law.

Our blog contains a number of postings with explanations of raffle laws for individual provinces:

Also, for a general overview, check out this article from LawNow describing the Canadian regulations of contests, prizes, and games.

Please Note: Eventgroove is not responsible for the content provided by external sites. Please check with your local authorities to ensure that you have complied with all local and province rules and regulations before holding any type of fundraiser or event that involves raffle tickets.