For a Family of Film Lovers

Winner receives a dual membership to Cinematheque Ontario (valid for one year from date of subscription).

Membership benefits include:
  • 40% discount and advance ticket privileges for 2 people to each Cinematheque Ontario screening
  • Online ordering convenience
  • Enjoy advance ticket privileges
  • Discounts at TheatreBOOKS
  • Get 1 free admission to the AGO Permanent Collection during the week following a Cinematheque Ontario screening with your ticket stub
  • Exchange tickets (up to 3 days in advance, fee applies)
  • 2 free tickets to Cinematheque screenings of your choice
  • Discount on subscription to Playback and Film Comment magazines

Part of the Toronto International Film Festival Group, Cinematheque Ontario is a year-round screening program of the classics of world cinema and contemporary arthouse films. It presents critically-acclaimed film retrospectives, directors’ spotlights and exclusive limited runs. Since its inception in 1990, Cinematheque Ontario membership has grown more than 350 per cent.

Winner will also receive one family 10-pack of tickets for the 2010 Sprockets Toronto International Film Festival for Children. To make the best use of your 10 ticket selections and have a greater choice of available films, you are strongly encouraged to book as many of your choices as possible prior to the start of Sprockets. Upon receipt of tickets from Invest in Kids, it will be the winner’s responsibility to contact the TIFF box office to redeem tickets for choice of films. Sprockets runs in April 2010.

Sprockets Toronto International Film Festival for Children, celebrating its 12th anniversary in April, presents Canadian and international films geared toward family and school audiences, organizes popular workshops for children and educators, and raises funds for those who lack access to the educational and cultural experience provided by Sprockets.

  Ultimate Backyard BBQ

In the comfort of your own backyard, the BBQ Grill King himself, Ted Reader, will give a cooking lesson and prepare grilled offerings for you and 9 guests.

Ted Reader is an award-winning chef and food entertainer, who's parlayed his passion for food into a culinary tour de force that includes more than a dozen cook books, shelves of food products, live culinary performances, TV and radio cooking shows and appearances as well as culinary demonstrations, a catering company and teaching. Known for his pyrotechnic charm and fearless culinary spirit, it's no surprise that GQ magazine labeled him the "crazy Canuck barbecue kingpin”. The dude just loves to cook! (Source:

BBQ supplies are included. Wine for the event will be provided by The Vine-Robert Groh Agency, and each guest will receive a bottle of wine to take home.

  Gone Golfing
    A round of golf for 4 people at Eagles Nest Golf Club – rated as one of Ontario’s 2009 Best Public Courses and winner of the Toughest Challenge. Eagles Nest Golf Club is located at 10000 Dufferin St, Maple, ON L6A 1S3, just north of Toronto, Ontario. Each golfer will receive a dozen Wilson Staff TX4Pro golf balls.
  A Day in the Life of an Animation Studio
    Visit FRESH TV, makers of the hit television series "6teen," "Total Drama Island," and "Stoked!" Meet the creators of the shows and come face-to-face with the directors, design artists and animators as they work their magic. You'll see how an animated show goes from script to your TV, including sitting in on a voice recording as the actors record the voices for one of our shows. Leave with some cool swag, a script and poster signed by cast and crew, and some completely unique memories!
  On the T: Power vs Razik
    Hosted by The Cambridge Club in Toronto, ON, the winner and 5 friends will enjoy a private exhibition squash match between former world #1 Jonathon Power and current Canadian #1 Shahier Razik. Package includes lunch with the players after the match.
  A Week in Powder Skiing Paradise!
    Spend 7 days skiing at the renowned Fernie Alpine Resort in Fernie, BC. Package includes 7 nights luxury accommodation in one of Fernie Lodging Company’s walk-in, ski-off Polar Peak Lodges, a spacious three bedroom+plus townhome with everything you need for a terrific week of skiing and relaxing for up to 8 people: fully equipped kitchen, three and ½ bathrooms, cable TV/DVD, washer and dryer, gas barbeque, hot tub, secure single car garage, and high speed internet. Not to mention the best powder in North America! And to ensure you make the most of that snow, the package also includes 2 adult 5-day ski passes and 2 pairs of the latest adult-sized Atomic skis and bindings.
  Just For Laughs 2010 Comedy Tour
    2 premium tickets (includes front of house seating) to the Just For Laughs show of your choice, and backstage passes to meet all the comics. Winner also receives a $500 Air Canada gift certificate. 2010 cities are yet to be announced, 2009 tour stops were: St. John's, NL; Glace Bay, NL; Moncton, NB; Charlottetown, PEI; Halifax, NS; Saint John, NB; Hamilton, ON; Toronto, ON; Ottawa, ON; London, ON; Winnipeg, MB; Regina, SK; Saskatoon, SK; Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Red Deer, AB; Surrey, BC; Victoria, BC; Vancouver, BC; Kelowna, BC.
  Rick Mercer Report Special
    4 VIP tickets to the Rick Mercer Report season finale on Friday, March 19, 2021 at CBC Studios (250 Front Street West, Toronto, ON). These tickets are not available for purchase. Winner and 3 guests will enjoy a meet and greet with Rick Mercer after the show. Package also includes 1 signed copy of Rick Mercer Report - The Paperback Book, 2 Rick Mercer Report Hats, 2 Rick Mercer Report t-shirts, and 2 Rick Mercer Report mugs.
  Joel Plasket Concert Experience
    2 tickets to a Joel Plasket concert plus a backstage tour to meet Joel after the show. Package also includes an autographed CD.
  The Best Seats in the Raptors House
    4 tickets to Toronto Raptors vs Houston Rockets on Sunday, December 13, 2009. Game time is 12:30pm at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario. These tickets cannot be purchased by the public; they are at centre court, front row (Row A), Seats 35, 36, 37, 38. Enjoy a pre-game meal at the Platinum Lounge, located within the Air Canada Centre.
  A Vancouver Canucks Treasure
    1 Vancouver Canucks jersey, autographed by Mattias Ohlund, the Canuck’s all-time leading goal and point scorer among defencemen. Although he is now a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Mattias Ohlund was an important member of the Vancouver Canucks franchise for 11 seasons.
  New York On Broadway
    4 tickets to a Broadway show of your choice. Package includes 2 Air Canada gift certificates valued at $500 each, and 1 nights accommodation (double occupancy) in the Affinia Manhattan located at 371 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001.
  Go Leafs Go!
    4 Gold tickets to a Toronto Maple Leafs home game at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario. Seats are Section 119, Row 19, Seats 11, 12, 13, 14. Package includes 1 Vesa Toskala jersey, signed by the Leafs’ netminder himself.
  Be On Time for Your Date with the Raptors
    2 lower bowl tickets to the Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers game on February 26, 2021 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto ON. Seats are Section 101, Row 19, Seats 22 & 23. Package also includes an ESQ Gents Aston Chronograph Watch by Movado.
  Attention CFL Football Fans, it’s Grey Cup Time!
    2 tickets to the 2010 Grey Cup on November 28, 2020 at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta. Tickets are for premium seating and include a special Grey Cup merchandise package.
  Vancouver 2010 Children's Olympic apparel
    Get your kids into the Olympic spirit with this assortment of Vancouver 2010 children’s Olympic apparel. Package includes 1 each of Quatchi hat, scarf, mittens, and backpack; 1 each of Miga hat, scarf, mittens and backpack; 2 pc fleece mascot (pink) toddler set (size 3); 1 pink mascot sleeper (6-12 months); 1 blue Quatchi Onesie (6-12 months); 1 boys t-shirt (size 10/12); 1 girls t-shirt (size 10/12).

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