News Stories (various media) on Gambling Issues

Want to learn more about risk informed gambling practices? Below you will find links to a range of content on the topic.

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BC gambling industry poses problems for the vulnerable (The Vancouver Observer, September 21, 2010)

Nova Scotia Government restarting Yarmouth Ferry, the Nova Star, a 1200 passenger ferry that includes a casino.  (CBC, January 29th, 2014)

Vulnerable population primarily fuels Alberta gambling revenues. (Video) 

Doubling Down on Casinos: Provinces are Addicted to Gaming Revenue, and it is a Dependence that’s Only Going to Get Worse. (MacLean’s, June 3rd, 2013)

This CBC News illustrates the degree of seriousness surrounding gambling and the associated harm it facilitates through the story of Kevin Pinto (Video).