Press Releases

GRINS Press Release January 27, 2020 Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) has opened an online casino in New Brunswick without public consultation. This virtual casino was rolled out quietly as a pilot in the summer of 2020 and ALC aims to expand to other Atlantic provinces.   The online casino is noteworthy for allowing very high [...]

Gambling harms affect us all (Infographic)

We are pleased to announce that we have received a grant from Gambling Awareness Nova Scotia (GANS) to continue our development of a creative and fun interactive workshop that engages participants in simulating the impacts of VLTs on a community. This helps people see beyond the individual harms to the ripple effects that impact those [...]

GRINS Legion Award Poster

Due to the COVID-19 situation, all events at the Legion in Wolfville have been cancelled for the next while.   We will reschedule once things have stabilized.   Thank you for your interest and support!   Bruce Chair, Gambling Risk Informed Nova Scotia Society VLT’s Removed from Wolfville Legion Award for Creating Safer Communities to [...]

Annual Report 2018

GRINS-Annual Report March2018 Kings Community Action Group on Gambling officially changed its name to Gambling Risk Informed Nova Scotia Society. This reflects our desire to reach out as a model to other regions of the province and to clarify our purpose to create an informed and caring community that promotes wellness and empowers citizens to [...]

For immediate release.  August 22, 2014 The Kings Community Action Group on Gambling (KCAGoG) would like to address our concerns with the province’s decision to abandon the My Play System for VLT gambling. This is a lost opportunity to reduce gambling harms to Nova Scotian citizens. The problems highlighted about the system were due to [...]