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."

First Policy Response
June 17, 2021

How Ontario can change its gambling policies to help, not hurt, low-income families

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May 28, 2021

Turning Aces into Assets: Policy Brief

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May 28, 2021

Rebuilding Post-Pandemic Ontario Must Include Gambling Reform

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May 28, 2021

Turning Aces into Assets

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December 28, 2020

10 Highlights of the Year for Cardus

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AM770 CHQR Calgary
November 30, 2020

Single game betting rewards regressive gambling monopolies

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November 26, 2020

Single-Game Betting Bill Rewards Regressive Gambling Monopolies

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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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