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Item 1: Massage et Miam!
If you’re looking for a luxury spa which checks all the boxes, look no further than the Ritz-Carlton Toronto’s Spa My Blend by Clarins. The auction winner will receive a 60-minute signature rebalancing massage and have access to the spa and its many amenities for the day. Certificate expires in October 24, 2020.
Also included is a $100 gift certificate to celebrity hotspot, and longtime Yorkville landmark, Sassafraz. Open for lunch and dinner and weekend brunch, and offering some of the most inventive, tasty drinks, this restaurant will surely be a crowd pleaser. No expiry date.
Donated by: Spa My Blend by Clarins
Sam & Andrea Waserman
Item 2: Go Habs Go!
With Carey Price back in Vezina winning form, expectations are high for professional hockey’s most storied franchise. You and a guest can watch Tomas Tatar, Nick Suzuki and Max Domi light the lamp against Mark Scheifele, Patrik Laine and the rest of the Winnipeg Jets on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 7:00 PM at the Bell Centre.
You and a guest will be seated in Club Desjardins, section 214, row C. You can look forward to endless complimentary concessions, private entrance, coat check, roomier seats, and much more.
Donated by: Robert Chase
Item 3: PRICEless Habs Autographed Team Stick
Looking for a holiday gift for the avid hockey memorabilia collector or merely something to lord over envious family and friends? Your search is over! The winner of this auction will receive a hockey stick signed by the 2019-2020 Montréal Canadiens. This group is the team’s most talented roster in years. Don't miss out on this unique item. The stick comes with a certificate of authenticity from the Montréal Canadiens Children’s Foundation.
Donated by: Montréal Canadiens Children's Foundation
Item 4: Foodies Rejoice
A restaurant which is constantly in the top 3 restaurants of Montréal’s 5000 restaurants on TripAdvisor needs no introduction. Damas’ many accolades are well deserved and restaurant goers agree that this Middle Eastern gem is one of the best anywhere.
The auction winner will receive a $250 certificate.
As well, treat your taste buds to delectable chocolates offered by Montréal’s own Galerie au Chocolat, one of Canada’s premier chocolate producers.
Donated by: Damas Restaurants
Galerie au Chocolat
Item 5: Age Before Beauty
This is your opportunity to own a jersey of North America’s oldest professional sports team. Yes, we’re referring to none other than the Toronto Argonauts (“Argos”)! The winner of this auction will receive a James Wilder Jr. Argos jersey, signed by the star running back and 2017 Rookie of the Year recipient himself. Jersey comes with a certificate of authenticity issued by MLSE.
Donated by: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment
Item 6: Dyson’s Newest Dynamo
Dyson is always pushing the limits of innovation. Introducing the Dyson Pure Hot+Cool HEPA Air Purifier, heater and fan, a device that will be invaluable year round.
You can adjust the many settings on the remote control or on your smartphone. Among its many features, is that it provides a breakdown of the room’s air pollutants and uses its powerful HEPA filter to clean the air. Its performance was so impressive that it was certified “asthma & allergy friendly” by Asthma Canada. Finally, as one would expect from Dyson, its sleek, bladeless design will jazz up any space. The device comes with a 2-year warranty from Dyson Canada.
Donated by: Dyson Canada
Item 7: Puttin’ on the Ritz
What do the Rolling Stones, Céline Dion, and Queen Elizabeth II all have in common? They have all stayed at North America’s first Ritz-Carlton hotel, the opulent Ritz-Carlton Montréal. Since reopening in 2012 after a four year $200 million renovation, this CAA/AAA 5 diamond hotel has been completely restored to its former glory.
You and a guest can experience pure, unadulterated bliss with a two night stay in a deluxe king room. With award winning restaurant Maison Boulud and spa St James, this hotel is sure to please even the most discerning of travellers.
Valid until October 24, 2020; blackout dates include Valentine’s Day, other special occasions, long/holiday weeks and the Grand Prix Formula 1 Race.
Donated by: Ritz Carlton Montréal
Item 8: Montréal’s Matisse
How would you like to have witnessed the creation of your new favourite piece of art? With us this evening is renowned local artist, Eric Waugh, who is live painting a Montréal themed piece on a 30 x 40 inch canvas. Mr. Waugh is known for his use of vibrant colors and rich textures, and has sold tens of thousands of original works worldwide. His extensive media coverage includes CNN, “The Today Show”, and Extreme Makeover Home Edition, to name a few. Don’t miss out on a prize you will enjoy for many years to come!
Donated by: Eric Waugh
Item 9: A Suite Stay in the Sunshine State
The JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa is one of South Florida’s finest resorts. With a 36-hole championship golf course, award winning steakhouse by Michael Mina, and beautiful spa, this newly renovated 4 diamond resort leaves no stone unturned. The lucky winner of this auction will receive a certificate for a three day/two night stay in a junior suite as well a round of golf for two.
Stay must be completed by September 13, 2020. Subject to availability.
Donated by: JW Marriot Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa
Item 10: Leafs Nation
Watch Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, John Tavares, and the rest of the Leafs take on PK Subban, Taylor Hall, and the high flying New Jersey Devils on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. You’ll be seated dead centre in two of the best seats out there: section 119, row 13.
Donated by: Dr. Harold Kim
Item 11: A Whistler Wonderland
Day of skiing or summer adventure? Nita Lake Lodge has got you covered! Nestled in the breathtaking beauty of Whistler, you and a guest will enjoy one night in a lake view studio in this lakeside boutique luxury hotel. The following morning, get the day started off right with breakfast for two at Aura Restaurant which is known for its traditional French cuisine and use of local ingredients.
Blackout dates include June 22 - August 31, December 15 - January 4 and all Canadian and US holiday weekends.
Donated by: Nita Lake Lodge
Item 12: Le Centre Sheraton Montréal
No matter your reason for visiting Canada’s most exciting city stay in the heart of downtown, at the newly renovated Le Centre Sheraton Montréal.
The winner of this auction will receive a two night stay for two in a Sheraton Club guestroom which includes access to the 37th floor Sheraton Club Lounge. Enjoy breakfast, non-alcoholic drinks and snacks throughout the day, and evening appetizers in a beautiful lounge offering breathtaking views of downtown Montréal. Stay must be completed by October 31, 2020.
Donated by: Le Centre Sheraton Montréal
Item 13: Day at the Spa
Constantly feeling tired and burnt out? Invest in yourself with $500 in WaySpa gift certificates. Accepted at over 2000 of the most luxurious spas across Canada including Fairmont, Shangri La, Hazelton, Ritz-Carlton, and others, your next indulgence is surely just around the corner. These may be used all at once or separately. No expiry date. E-certificates will be sent electronically to auction winner after the auction.
Donated by: Dr. and Mrs. Mitch and Nancy Persaud
Item 14: Allllllll Aboard!
What better way to explore all this great country has to offer than with a $500 VIA Rail travel credit. With over 475 train departures each week serving over 400 destinations across eight provinces, the rail is the limit!
Travel must be completed by October 24, 2020. There are no route restrictions or blackout dates. Certificate must be used by the main traveler named on the credit. however, the main traveller may bring other travelers, based on the value of the credit. As well, it can be gifted to someone, provided VIA Rail is informed prior to travel.
Donated by: VIA Rail
Item 15: Leaving on a Jet Plane
Honeymoon in Hawaii? Snorkelling in the Caymans? Manhattan for the weekend? The possibilities are endless with this package featuring roundtrip airfare for two in economy class (including all taxes and fees) to anywhere Air Canada flies in North America, including Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Blackout dates include December 18, 2019 to January 7, 2020, April 8 to April 15, 2020 and July 25 to August 8, 2020. Additional blackout dates for Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America only is March 2 to March 20, 2020. Travel must be completed by October 24, 2020
As a bonus, we have added a one-night stay in the Nation’s Capital at the luxurious Westin Ottawa. Offering a picture-perfect location on the famous Rideau Canal, you and a guest can enjoy a traditional guestroom and wake up to a delicious breakfast for two at Daly’s Restaurant. Valid until October 31, 2020; subject to availability.
Donated by: Air Canada Foundation