A Bazaar is an event where any combination of the following lotteries may be conducted: a) a raffle not exceeding $50,000 in prizes; (b) a bingo not exceeding $5,500 in prizes; and (c) a maximum of three wheels of fortune with a maximum $2.00 bet.

Provincial Licence

Only the Registrar may issue a licence to an eligible religious or charitable organization for the following:

  • Bazaar events conducted in an unorganized territory
  • Bazaar events conducted on Federal land such as Canadian Forces Bases

Municipal Licence

A municipality may issue a licence to an eligible charitable or religious organization for bazaar events.

For those applying for a municipal licence, contact the local municipality where you intend to hold the event for more detailed information on the application process, licensing fees and required attachments.

Application Requirements

  • First time applicants should visit the Charitable Lottery Licensing Overview page for information on what’s necessary to determine eligibility
  • Appropriate lottery licensing fee payable to the Minister of Finance
  • The licensee must conduct and manage the event in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the licence.

Application Forms, Reports and Terms and Conditions