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."

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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June 9, 2020

Pressing Its Luck

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