Royally Flushed: Reforming Gambling to Work for, Not Against, British Columbia
REPORT July 15th

B.C. disproportionately taxes the poor though gambling to pay for government programs.

Ontario's Gambling Profits Flow From a Hidden Tax on the Vulnerable
REPORT July 31st

Ontario’s gambling scheme is ripe for reform. 

The pandemic has highlighted both the importance of improving financial security for Ontarians and provided a unique opportunity for the province to cut its gambling addiction cold turkey: with casinos shut down and OLG revenue plummeting, the costs of getting clean have never been lower, write Brian Dijkema and Johanna Wolfert in Policy Options.

"Disentangling gambling money from legitimate tax revenue by moving OLG profits into a specific fund — preferably aimed at relief of poverty — would be the equivalent of the government admitting it has a problem."

Policy Options
July 31, 2020

Ontario's Gambling Profits Flow From a Hidden Tax on the Vulnerable

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The Guardian
July 21, 2020

Gambling preys on the poor; repurpose profits before casinos reopen

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Telegraph-Journal
July 18, 2020

Spinning into Poverty

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AM770 CHQR Calgary
July 16, 2020

Reducing poverty in Alberta with gambling profits

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CBC
July 16, 2020

Government gambling revenue comes disproportionately from people on low incomes

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July 15, 2020

Atlantic Canada Should Use Gambling Profits for Poverty Reduction

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July 15, 2020

Alberta Should Use Gambling Profit for Poverty Reduction

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July 15, 2020

B.C. Should Use Gambling Profits for Poverty Reduction

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July 15, 2020

Royally Flushed: Reforming Gambling to Work for, Not Against, Atlantic Canada

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July 15, 2020

Royally Flushed: Reforming Gambling to Work for, Not Against, Alberta

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July 15, 2020

Royally Flushed: Reforming Gambling to Work for, Not Against, British Columbia

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TVO
June 30, 2020

Why now may be the time for Ontario to go cold turkey on its gambling addiction

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Ottawa Citizen
June 15, 2020

Pandemic offers perfect opportunity for Ontario to kick its addiction to gambling proceeds

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570 News
June 10, 2020

Putting gambling revenue to good use

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June 10, 2020

Ontario's Gambling Monopoly is a Tax on Marginalized Families

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