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CONTEST NOW CLOSED- Let’s Celebrate Change, it’s Favourite Thing About Fall Day!

Deputy Mayor / Adjoint au Maire

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Hey Community,


Goodbye summer, it’s been swell! Thanks for the pool parties and the tan but now we say hello to fall. If cozy was a season, it would be fall. There’s no better time of year to curl up with a good book, a hot cup of tea, and gaze out the window at the trees. Plus, it’s when Halloween and Thanksgiving, arguably the two best holidays, happen. Here are four reasons why fall might be our favourite season: 


1. The Outdoors are Drop Dead Gorgeous

We dare you to name a prettier time of year than when trees turn from green to brown, yellow, and orange. There’s no need for Netflix when you can binge-watch this foliage. 


2. The Food is Nap-Inducing  

The food this time of year is so good you have to pass out after eating it. We’re talking turkey, stuffing, gravy, pumpkin pie…even listing these foods is making us sleepy. 


3. Warm Drinks Galore

Speaking of food, let’s talk about the drinks. Fall is the best time of year to sip hot chocolate, warm apple cider, or tea. It’s the perfect contrast for that crisp fall breeze. 


4. Back-to-School Season 

There is a magical element to Back-to-School season that you can’t simply ignore. The pure nostalgia of starting a new school year leaves us with fond memories and brings an aura of new beginnings in the air. 


Now we want to hear your favourite thing about fall! Comment below by 12 PM ET on September 10 and tell us what you love most about the fall season. To help spice up your fall wardrobe, we will select three winners at random who will receive a $50 gift card to Cadillac Fairview. Now go outside and watch the leaves change! Contest runs September 3 to September 10, 2019. Read Contest Rules before entering.


-Public Mobile Community Team



Contest Rules


Public Mobile Favourite Thing About Fall Day Contest

    No Purchase Necessary.  To enter entrants must share their favourite thing about Fall on the Public Mobile Community post. Only one entry per person accepted.  No other form of participation is accepted.  In the event of a dispute on the entrant identity, the person who is the holder of the email address specified on the online form will be deemed to be the entrant.


If your entry contains a person, other than the entrant, by entering the contest, you state that you have obtained consent from everyone in the photo. If your photo contains a minor (under the age of 18) parental or legal guardian consent is required.


Contest runs September 3 to September 10, 2019 at 12:00pm ET.

An Entry will be considered void and removed from the Community post if it contains subject matter that, in the opinion of the contest administrators, may violate community standards or is otherwise of questionable taste.

To be eligible, an entrant must be an existing Public Mobile customer and entry must be received on or before end of contest closing date and time. Entrants must be a Canadian resident who are 13 years of age or older and must be a member of the Public Mobile online Community. Contest not open to employees of TELUS Corporation, its affiliated companies or subsidiaries, its sales agents, its advertising and promotional agencies, and members with whom they are domiciled.  By accepting these Contest Rules, entrants agree that any and all liability related to this contest by TELUS is limited to the value of the Prize(s) as defined hereinafter.

    There will be three (3) prizes awarded. Each winner will receive the following prize:

            One (1) Cadillac Fairview $50 Gift Card

Prize(s) must be accepted as awarded and with no substitutions, is/are not transferable unless set out in the Contest Rules and cannot be exchanged with Public Mobile for cash. Public Mobile reserves the right to substitute the Prize with a Prize of equivalent value if such prize becomes unavailable for any reason.  The chances of winning are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received.

    A random draw for all Prizes will take place at the Public Mobile office located at 25 York Street, Toronto, Ontario on or about September 10 at 12:00PM ET by a TELUS representative. Selected entrants will be notified on the Public Mobile Community. If the selected entrant cannot be reached within two (2) business days, or if the selected entrant does not meet any of the contest requirements, another entrant will be selected from the remaining eligible entries.
    In order to win, the selected entrant must correctly answer unaided a mathematical skill-testing question and will be required to sign a standard release form. If the selected entrant is under the age of majority in his/her province of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian must read and accept these Contest Rules.  Failure to answer the skill-testing question correctly, comply with the Contest Rules or sign and return the release form within two (2) days of receipt will result in disqualification and another entry will be selected until the Prize is awarded. Prize will be delivered to a Canadian address of the winner’s choice within (7) business days after prize has been awarded.

    By entering the contest, entrants consent to the use of their names, city of residence, photograph, voice and/or image for publicity purposes in all media used by Public Mobile, without payment or compensation. Entrants agree to TELUS’ use of the entrants’ personal information that may include contacting you regarding limited time offers, promotional offers and/or surveys. Full details are as described in Public Mobiles’ privacy policy located at



Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity 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.

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    All entries become the property of Public Mobile. Public Mobile assumes no responsibility for lost, damaged or misdirected entries during the contest period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software and failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Public Mobile on account of technical problems, traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or failure of handset or mobile web browser. Public Mobile reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, cancel or suspend this contest without prior notice. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are mechanically reproduced, forged, falsified, altered, tampered with, not in accordance with Community standards or unlawful in any way. Entries submitted by unauthorized means will be disqualified. In the event that it has been determined that an entry has been made in an manner not sanctioned by these rules and/or an entrant has submitted more than the number of entries permitted by these rules, the entrant and all of his/her entries will be disqualified. Entrants agree to abide by the contest rules and the decisions of the contest judges, which are final. This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations.

Great Citizen / Super Citoyen

100% this. This is one of the best seasons to take photos in.

Great Citizen / Super Citoyen

Fall! We welcome you!


Among everyone else it is definitely Fall weather. Beautiful fall breeze, amazing colours, and sweater weather of course 🙂

Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

To me, September is the real "new year". The leaves change, it's a new school year, there are new activities for the kids, and work starts picking up again after summer vacation. I love that everything feels like a fresh start.

Model Citizen / Citoyen Modèle

I love starting school and seeing all of my friends!

Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

Love how the air starts to get nippy in the morning! Also, the colour of the leaves as they change.

Model Citizen / Citoyen Modèle

It's the season of new iPhones 📱!apple-special-event-september-10.jpeg


Model Citizen / Citoyen Modèle

Style! Fall is the best season for sweater weather: it's cold enough to wear a sweater but not so cold that you need a jacket (at least sometimes, depending on where in the country you live). I'm loving my sweater collection right now, so fall is perfect!! Smiley Very Happy

Mayor / Maire

Yeah, the leaves are nice.  To be honest, I hate Fall!  It marks the end of summer.  Reminds us that winter is around the corner.

Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

Right now and for the next few weeks is watching the incredible amount of Monarch Butterflies making their way south for the winter. Must have seen a hundred of them yesterday near the lake. 

Mayor / Maire

I do love fall and reminds me of many momentous times in my life both happy and sad like being a young Halloween bride and the loss of a great partner in life. It his life that I continue to celebrate every October by making my annual trip to Winnipeg and riding bikes in crisp cool weather. Enjoying the explosion of autumn colours and visiting the most beautiful cemetery to be laid to rest in....IMG_20171017_161658975.jpg







And a perfect prelude to those who made the greatest sacrifice for all our freedom...lest we forget.

                                                   November 11th 2019 Rememberance Day