Press Releases

GRINS gets GANS Community Grant

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 [...]

POSTPONED: Safer Community Award to Wolfville Legion

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 chair@grins.info 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 [...]

Press Release re “My Play” removal

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 [...]