Magazine Cover Contest – Rules and Regulations

Official 2023 Contest Rules for the “MAGAZINE COVER CONTEST” (The “Contest”)  


These Rules and Regulations are final on all matters relating to ParentsCanada’s Magazine Cover Contest. By applying, all entrants agree to be bound by these Rules and Regulations. 

By entering the contest, entrants consent to a subscription to The Weekly, ParentsCanada’s weekly newsletter. Entrants may unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link found at the bottom of the newsletter. By entering the contest, entrants also consent to the use of their names and/or photograph in any publicity carried out by the contest organizers, without compensation. The winner of the contest will be announced on


The sponsor (“Contest Sponsor”) of the Contest is ParentsCanada, 407 Iroquois Shore, Unit CM3, Oakville, Ontario L6H 1M3. 


To be eligible to enter the Contest or win a prize, you must be a permanent resident of Canada and not an employee of, a member of the immediate family of, or domiciled with an employee of ParentsCanada. No purchase is necessary to enter the Contest or to win a prize. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. This contest is open to all residents of Canada (except Quebec residents) and is governed by the laws of Canada. All photographs entered in the Contest must be of Canadian content (i.e., taken in Canada). Participation in the Contest constitutes Entrants’ full and unconditional agreement to abide by these Contest Rules and Regulations and the Contest Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. 

*Legal considerations require restricting the Contest to Canadian residents (our apologies to members residing outside the country.) 


By entering the contest, entrants are automatically entered into our Education Savings Sweepstakes.  

The prize consists of $5,000 CDN awarded to the winner for the benefit of the designated beneficiary (child or children). CST Savings Inc. will deposit $5,000 CDN into the winner’s beneficiary RESP account with CST for the benefit of the designated child or children. If no account already exists, the selected entrant will be required to work with a CST Savings Inc. sales representative to set up a CST RESP account in his/her name with a designated beneficiary. There is no requirement to add or deposit any further monies or funds into the CST RESP account. The selected entrant must accept the terms and conditions of the applicable Plan as set out in the current Prospectus and Education Savings Plan Agreement. A copy of the Prospectus may be obtained by sending a written request to C.S.T. Savings Inc., 1600-2235 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario M2J 5B8 or by calling 1-877-333-7377. The prize will be delivered only to the verified winner within Canada.  

The prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and is not transferable or for resale and has no cash surrender value.  

The winner of the Education Savings Sweepstakes will be chosen separately fXrom the contest.  

By entering the contest, you agree to the rules and regulations of the Education Savings Sweepstakes. Please read the Official Education Savings Sweepstakes Rules and Regulations here –  


Web Entries – Web Entries can be submitted electronically through the website of the contest –  


By submitting a photo to the contest, the entrant hereby grants ParentsCanada the right to use photos submitted to the contest. ParentsCanada will have rights to use images digitally to (a) further expand on the print edition; (b) promote ParentsCanada; and (c) promote ParentsCanada photo contest via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and other social media outlets and ParentsCanada’s website  

By submitting a photo to the contest, the entrant also hereby grants to ParentsCanada the non-exclusive, perpetual right and license to reproduce, publish and distribute, and to authorize the reproduction, publication and distribution of the photos, in print and in all electronic forms and media now known or later developed, over the Internet. By uploading a photo to the contest, entrants agree that any such reproduction, publication or distribution may be the work alone and not in conjunction with the works with which it is first published by ParentsCanada.  

ParentsCanada reserves the non-exclusive right to publish any entry and/or use any entry in its material during or after the Contest without further compensation to the entrants. For ParentsCanada promotional material shall include without limitation any print or electronic advertising or marketing material such as posters, online images, newspaper ads, television ads, emails, and social media content. Waiver forms/ model releases are the responsibility of the entrant and must be available in the event the photo is selected as a winning photograph. 


By uploading any photograph to the Contest, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials expressly grants) ParentsCanada a world-wide, royalty-free, irrevocable, and non-exclusive right and license to use, copy, adapt, transmit, communicate, publicly display and perform, distribute and create compilations and derivative works or merchandise from any such submitted photograph to promote the Contest.  


Contest opens July 19, 2023 and closes at midnight EST on August 25, 2023. All photographic entries must be uploaded by 11:59 p.m. EST on August 25, 2023. 

Entries submitted through fraudulent means or in any way tampered with, incorrect, unclear, forged, mutilated, illegible, indecipherable, or mechanically reproduced may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsor and/or the judging panel (referenced below). 

All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned. The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for entries lost, late, misdirected, illegible or delayed for any reason. 


The winners will be selected by a panel of ParentsCanada judges. 

All photographs submitted to the Contest will be reviewed by ParentsCanada and the Contest winners will be selected by ParentsCanada representatives. All decisions of the judging panel are final. 


The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any failure of the website during this Contest. Nor is it responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software or any e-mail, online or internet entry lost due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or property related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material in the promotion. 


 The chances of winning the contest will depend on the number of eligible photographs received and the evaluation of the photographs by the judging panel. 


 Winners will receive no compensation, credit or prizing other than as disclosed in these Rules or otherwise provided at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsor. Prizes are not transferable; no prize substitutions or equivalents are permitted, except by the Contest Sponsor at its sole discretion. In all cases, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any of the Contest Prizes. 


 All prizes must be accepted as awarded and may not be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion, sold, redeemed for cash, combined with any other promotion, exchanged for a different prize. 

 By accepting a prize, the prize winner agrees to hold the Contest Sponsor, ParentsCanada and their respective agencies, affiliates, parent(s), subsidiaries, agents, advertising and promotion agencies and anyone else involved in the development, production or handling of the Contest and their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns, harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of acceptance or use of a prize. 

 In order to be declared a winner, the selected entrant must sign and return a declaration and release form confirming eligibility and compliance with these Contest Rules and Regulations, consenting to the use, without further compensation, of winner’s name, address (city only) and photograph(s) or video(s) in any Contest-related publicity and releasing the Contest Sponsor, ParentsCanada and their respective agencies, affiliates, parent(s), subsidiaries, agents, advertising and promotion agencies and anyone else involved in the development, production or handling of the Contest and their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns from all liability arising in connection with the Contest or the acceptance, use or redemption of a Prize as awarded. The declaration and release must be returned to the Contest Sponsor within ten (10) days after receipt of the declaration and release from the Contest Sponsor. Entrants who fail or are unable to meet any of these Rules and Regulations may be disqualified and alternate winner(s) will be selected. 


 By participating in the Contest, each Entrant agrees to be bound by these Contest Rules and Regulations. In the event of any disagreement as to whether a person is an Entrant, a potential winner or a winner, or as to the qualification of any Entrant, potential winner or winner to, or the adequacy of any prize or any substitute prize, the decision of the Contest Sponsor will be final.  

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