July 18, 2006

July 18, 2006: Update: Gambling

ACOA, Techlink, Gambling/Gaming ... Crown Corp ... NS Gaming Corp. Business Plan 2005

Note results of a pilot program. After all, Canadian taxpayers contributed to the gaming industry; see link below.

[....] NSGC spearheaded the delivery of Caught in the Game, a play targeted at high school students in order to educate and raise awareness of responsible gaming and problem gambling. Piloted at two high schools in February 2005 to over 500 students, the program achieved very high results: over 90 per cent of the respondents found the play informative and an effective means to convey messages about problem gambling, and they are now more aware of where people can get help for a gambling problem. Based upon these results, the program will be offered in other schools during the 2005–2006 year. [....]
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That updates this post on gambling/gaming and ACOA: News Junkie Canada June 24, 2004: Gambling and Assorted Connections of Potential Interest


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