Alberta Gambling Research Institute
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The Alberta Gambling Research Institute is a consortium of the University of Alberta, University of Calgary, and the University of Lethbridge. Its primary purpose is to support and promote research into gambling in the Province of Alberta.
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- ItemOpen AccessCarnivals : crime and compliance(Province of British Columbia, 1987-10) British Columbia. Coordinated Law Enforcement Unit. Policy Analysis Division.Report on carnival crime in Canada and specifically British Columbia. This report focuses on the nature of enforcement strategies, there past use, and future applicability.
- ItemOpen AccessReport to the Honourable Joan Smallwood, Minister of Labour on relocation of and changes to existing gaming facilities in British Columbia : review and recommendations(British Columbia Ministry of Labour, 2000-01-31) Meekison, J. PeterThe focus of this report was to recommend processes for the relocation of and changes to existing gaming facilities and the criteria to be employed in these processes.
- ItemOpen AccessOff-track Betting(Co-ordinated Law Enforcement Unit, Ministry of Attorney-General, 1979-08) British Columbia. Co-ordinated Law Enforcement UnitThe Ministry of Attorney-General, through the auspices of the Co-ordinated Law Enforcement Unit, has decided to look into the issue of off-track betting, and especially to study the major argument put forth in favour of the legalization of off-track betting: that it would reduce the number of illegal book-makers and consequently have a major effect on organized crime.
- ItemOpen AccessReport of the gaming policy review(Ministry of Government Services, 1994-10) British Columbia. Ministry of Government ServicesThe gaming policy review, announced on February 23rd, 1994, was initiated to examing gaming issues in a comprehensive way. The review included consideration of: the priciples, laws and structures governing gaming in British Columbia; potential gaming expansions, including major casinos, electronic gaming, and expansions of currently permitted forms of gaming; the role of First Nations in gaming; and the distribution of gaming revenues.
- ItemOpen AccessExecutive summary of the Gaming Review Committee(Province of British Columbia, 1994) British Columbia. Gaming Review CommitteeThe review of gaming carried out by the Review Committee, MLAs Margaret Lord and Dennis Streifel, was assigned terms of reference which directed them to consult with interested groups on topics respecting gaming which would include, but not be limited to: the current level of legalized gaming in the province, and the appropriate level for the future; the potential impact on charitable gaming of expanded electronic bingo or the introduction of video lottery terminals; the impact of teletheatre betting on current gaming activities; the appropriate sharing of gaming proceeds by the government and charitable/religious organizations; and possible alternatives to the current regulatory regime.
- ItemOpen AccessRequest for proposals : destination and charitable gaming facilities in the Province of British Columbia(British Columbia. Ministry of Employment and Investment, Lotteries Advisory Committee, 1997) British Columbia. Lotteries Advisory CommitteeThrough this request for proposals, the Government of British Columbia is inviting experienced and capable developers and gaming operators to submit creative proposals for new casinos and bingo halls in the province.
- ItemOpen AccessGaming review : expansion options and implications(British Columbia, Ministry of Employment and Investment, 1997) Clark, Peter; British Columbia. Ministry of Employment and InvestmentTerms of Reference: To prepare for the consideration of the government a report on the economic and social implications of allowing additional gaming initiatives in British Columbia. These options are to cover the range from status quo to the establishment of Canadian-style (e.g. Windsor and Montreal) and/or destination casinos.
- ItemOpen AccessReport on gaming legislation and regulation in British Columbia(Ministry of Employment and Investment, 1999-01) British Columbia. Gaming Project Working GroupThe Honourable Mike Farnworth, Minister of Employment and Investment and minister responsible for gaming policy and programs in British Columbia, instructed that a White Paper on gaming and a draft Gaming Control Act be prepared for general public review and comment and consideration by government, in anticipation of presentation to the legislature of a new gaming statute.
- ItemOpen AccessReport to the Attorney General by the Gaming Commission on the status of gaming in British Columbia(Province of British Columbia, 1988-01-01) BC Gaming Commission; Macintosh, Richard M.; British Columbia. Ministry of the Attorney-GeneralThis report was prepared in response to a request by the Attorney General of British Columbia to provide a comprehensive overview of gaming in the Province.
- ItemOpen AccessProblem gambling in Calgary's Chinatown and East-end(Calgary Chinese Cultural Society, 1996-03) Calgary Chinese Cultural Society; Lo, JudyThe purpose of this study was to determine the extent of problem gambling in Calgaryâ€™s Chinatown and East-End and to assess the need for educational programs for problem gamblers. Data were collected from 400 individuals using a questionnaire based on the SOGS. Both face-to-face and telephone interviews were used.
- ItemOpen AccessThe future of aboriginal gaming in Canada : May 28 & 29, 1996 at the Ramada Renaissance, Regina, SK.(Native Investment and Trade Association, 1996) Native Investment and Trade Association; Cascadia Pacific Communications; Saskatchewan Indian Gaming AuthorityThe Native Investment and Trade Association presents an national conference sponsored by: Cascadia Pacific Communications in association with the Native Investment and Trade Association ; cosponsored by: Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority.
- ItemOpen AccessAdolescent gambling study : final report(Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission, 1996-08) Eckstrom, Charlene; Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse CommissionThe gambling behaviours of 300 youth in the City of Grande Prairie and surrounding areas were surveyed in this study of gambling, smoking, and drinking behaviours, attitudes and opinions among 13 to 18 year old adolescents. The survey involved both qualitative (n = 180) and quantitative n = 300) components.
- ItemOpen AccessGambling and problem gambling in Alberta : summary report(Alberta Lotteries and Gaming, 1994-01) Wynne Resources Ltd.This Summary Report provides an overview of the study, and for a more detailed presentation, readers are referred to the comprehensive Final Report.
- ItemOpen AccessAdolescent gambling survey : final report(Mountainview Homehelp Association, 1995-05) Mountainview Homehelp AssociationThe purpose of this investigation was to determine the overall prevalence of gambling, as well as the prevalence of specific types of gambling activities and associated gambling behaviors among adolescents in the county of Mountain View, Alberta. Survey questionnaires were administered to 384 students in grades 7 to 12 at six county schools. Valid surveys were completed by 283 students.
- ItemOpen AccessCompulsive gambling : general issues, treatments and policy considerations(Alberta Lotteries and Gaming, 1992-02) Smith, Garry J.This consultant's report prepared for Alberta Lotteries led directly to the provincial government funding the 1994 Alberta problem gambling prevalence survey.
- ItemOpen AccessNew directions for lotteries and gaming : report and recommendations of the Lotteries Review Committee(Alberta Lotteries Review Committee, 1995-08) Alberta. Lotteries Review Committee; Gordon, JudyThis report reviews the findings of the Alberta Lotteries Review Committee, charged with the task of consulting with Albertans on future directions for lotteries and gaming in the province.
- ItemOpen AccessNew directions, Alberta lotteries : discussion paper(Alberta Lottery Review Committee, 1995-01) Alberta. Lotteries Review CommitteeIn Alberta, lottery revenues have grown dramatically since 1983/84 and are used for a wide variety of programs and services. This growth has led to concerns about such matters as the use of lottery revenues, the accountability of these revenues, the impacts of video lottery terminals and casinos, and the problem of gambling addiction. This document reviews and discusses those issues, and provides questions to be considered by the public in a series of meetings to be held by the Alberta Lotteries Review Committee.
- ItemOpen AccessAlberta Lotteries and Gaming : Summit 1998 report : A public input process(Alberta Lotteries and Gaming, 1998-07) Alberta Lotteries and GamingSummarizes the Alberta Lotteries & Gaming Summit held to assess the status of gaming in the province and to determine whether any changes are needed. Begins with an overview of Summit organization and procedures, then reviews issues of concern discussed by most of Summit participants: gaming policy, the impact of gaming, allocation of gaming profits, support for gambling addiction treatment, accountability, prohibition or limiting certain forms of gaming, and others.
- ItemOpen AccessAddressing problem gambling in Alberta(Alberta Lotteries and Gaming, and Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission, 1994) Alberta Lotteries and Gaming; Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission
- ItemOpen AccessNative Gaming Committee report and recommendations on native gaming(Native Gaming Committee, 1996-04) Alberta. Native Gaming Committee