Contest: New Times

Your continued support means everything to us. We are holding a random draw from among our subscribers for a two-night stay in a BESIDE Habitat cabin.

If you are not a subscriber, you can still register with this form.

Good luck!



This BESIDE Media contest is governed by the following rules. By entering the contest, you agree to abide by these rules, the decisions of BESIDE, and any other contest judges (which are final and binding), and all applicable laws and regulations.



This contest is organized and held by BESIDE Media. It starts on October 18 and ends on October 24, 2021, at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is the date and time that the contest closes.  



The draw for the prize is reserved exclusively for those who meet the eligibility criteria listed below.



To participate in the contest, each person must:

  • Be a natural person aged 18 years or older on the date of entry into the contest;
  • Reside in Quebec and/or Canada and/or the United States;
  • Correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question;


Entries must be received before the time and date that the contest closes to be eligible. You do not have to be a BESIDE Media subscriber to enter. You may not enter and are not eligible if you are an employee, a representative, agent, officer, or director of BESIDE or a contest judge; or a member of their immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children); or a person domiciled with an employee, representative, agent, officer, or director of BESIDE or a contest judge.  



To enter the contest, you must meet the eligibility requirements set out herein, complete the entry form on the BESIDE Media website and send it before the closing date and time of the contest by including your email address. No purchase is necessary to enter. All BESIDE magazine subscribers as of October 25, 2021, will be automatically entered into the contest. You may only enter the contest once, and will only receive one entry in the draw if you are a BESIDE magazine subscriber and have likewise filled out the entry form. A person may not enter more than one email address, even if that person has several different email addresses. The use of robotic or automated entries is strictly prohibited. Real first names, last names, and street addresses must be entered on the entry form. Aliases, pseudonyms, lucky names, names of persons under the age of 18, and any other name substitution will not be accepted in this contest. The contest organizers are not responsible for incomplete, erroneous, or incomprehensible contact information on the part of participants.

The prize will be drawn randomly from all eligible entries on October 25, 2021 at 12 p.m. (EST) at the BESIDE Media office (located at 2528 Beaubien Street East, in Montreal) to choose the potential contest winner. 

BESIDE will notify you by email, mail, or telephone if you have been selected to receive a prize. To be declared a winner and eligible to receive the prize, you must comply with these Rules and Regulations and you must sign and deliver to BESIDE (within the time period specified by BESIDE) a standard Declaration and Release form (which will include a declaration of your compliance with these Rules and Regulations, acceptance of the prize as it is awarded, a marketing release, a liability waiver, the correct answer to a mathematical skill-testing question), and any other documents BESIDE may request. If you cannot be contacted within two business days after the selection date, if you do not respond promptly to communications from BESIDE, or if you do not sign and return any required documents within the time period specified by BESIDE, you will forfeit the prize and your entry will be declared void.  



There is only one prize. The prize must be awarded as such and may not, at the winner’s request, be exchanged, refunded, sold, or transferred.

Detailed description of the prize: Two (2) -night stay in a BESIDE Habitat cabin (“The Serene” type), in 2022, for a total approximate value of $750. 

Terms: Depending on availability, excluding stays on the following dates:

    February 25 to March 13, 2022

    May 20 to 23, 2022

    June 24 to July 3, 2022

    July 22 to August 7, 2022

    September 2 to 5, 2022

    October 7 to 10, 2022

    December 23, 2022 to January 4, 2023

BESIDE cannot guarantee that the dates desired by the winner will be available. BESIDE reserves the right to award a cabin type other than “The Serene”.   

Travel costs to the BESIDE Habitat cabin are excluded from the prize and will be the sole responsibility of the winner, who must travel at their own expense and by their own means to the location indicated.  



6.1 The contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all applicable provincial and federal laws and regulations.

6.2 The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries (and, if the contest involves a voting or judging process, the number of votes cast or the decisions of the judges).

6.3 BESIDE may disqualify you if you fail to meet the contest eligibility criteria, fail to comply with or attempt to circumvent these rules, attempt to disrupt or undermine the contest, or attempt to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant or BESIDE representative. Entrants found to be in violation of the rules will have their entries rejected or voided and will be automatically disqualified from the contest.   

6.4 BESIDE may cancel, modify, or suspend the contest, if, for any reason, BESIDE is unable to run the contest as planned. In such an event, BESIDE may award the prize at random from among all eligible entries received up to the time of the suspension, or not award any prize at all. BESIDE may substitute all or part of the prize, including a cash award equal to the value of the prize as stated in the rules, if the prize, or any part thereof, is unavailable for any reason.  

6.5 Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a marketing contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement. 

6.6 Personal information provided by entrants, including name and contact information, is collected solely for the purpose of administering this contest and will not be used for any other purpose without their consent. By providing this information, entrants consent to its use for the purposes indicated. By participating in this contest, the winner irrevocably, authorizes the organizers and their representatives to use their name to inform the media the they are the winner of the contest, without any form of compensation.

6.7 BESIDE cannot be held responsible for lost, misdirected, or late entries, or for any misstep, for any reason whatsoever, that would affect the availability or proper functioning of the website or any other part of the telecommunications systems and networks during the course of this contest. Similarly, BESIDE cannot be held responsible for any damage to an entrant’s computer or to the components of the computer system used to participate in this contest.

6.8 By participating in this contest, any person releases BESIDE from any responsibility and from all liability that may arise from such participation or from the acceptance or use of the prize if the person should be the winner.