One week in the south, ten free flights, one private jet: Quebec is adding new prizes to win as part of its vaccination competition, which now has more than a million Cubes registered.
Our Parliamentary Bureau is aware that Lotto-Quebec will inform Health Minister Christian Dube and his colleague in the finance ministry Eric Girard on Friday morning of the addition of twenty additional seats.
The prizes will be donated free of charge by Air Canada and Bombardier, partners in the corporate vaccination campaign.
On September 3, with a draw for the $ 1 million grand prize, as of August 31, two doses of the vaccine will be given to adults.
The five-star Cancun Hotel will offer two travel vouchers for an economic flight returning to two Canadian destinations, including one trip per week, and this time in business class, another travel voucher. Two.
Bombardier will provide a 90-minute flight for the winner departing from Montreal or Quebec and for six guests on a commercial jet.
More than a million people have registered
According to the government, the idea is to encourage as many Cubs as possible to get a second dose by the end of August, he explained, a source familiar with the matter. The goal is to ensure that 75% of those 12 years and older are fully vaccinated by August 31.
It remains to be seen whether the addition of additional prizes will have an impact on the number of entries for the competition, which crossed the million mark on Thursday.
Nearly a week before the $ 150,000 weekly draw, 1,207,161 people visited the vaccine proof portal and registered, or less than 20% of the 6,225,439 cubs over the age of 12 received the first dose so far.
The registration period, which began on Sunday, ends on August 31 at 11:59 p.m.
“The chances of success depend on the number of people who are duly registered, so if simply 1.5 million people registered, there would be 1 / 1,500,000. [chance] To win the prize, ”explained Marisol Schner, head of public affairs in Lotto-Quebec.
The list of prizes for 12- to 17-year-olds, for a total of $ 400,000, remains unchanged.
A lot Extra
- A seven-night vacation package for two at the Santos Cancun Lifestyle Resort, including tour flights
- Travel voucher for two persons on a return flight in business class
- 10 travel vouchers for two persons on return flight to Canada in economy class
- Three prizes of 100,000 airplane bonus points
- Five airplane project members, 50K level
- 90-minute flight for the winner and six guests on a Bombardier commercial jet departing from Montreal or Quebec
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