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The extended shutdown of casinos because of COVID-19 has caused Ontario Lottery and Gaming revenue to plummet, writes Cardus researcher Johanna Wolfert in The Ottawa Citizen. That’s also given the provincial government a taste of what life is like without gambling revenue.
Was it a crisis? No. And this opens the conversation about how Ontario can reform gambling, putting it to work for the province’s low-income and marginalized families, not against them.
Brian Dijkema joins The Mike Farwell Show in Kitchener, ON to discuss how Ontario's gambling monopoly operates as a tax on the marginalized.
Brian's segment is at the 1hr28min mark.
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