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Bishops Speak Against Gambling Advertising

Concern expressed for the well-being of vulnerable people at risk for addiction

The bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario, along with the Primate Linda Nicholls and National Anglican Indigenous Archbishop Chris Harper, have issued a statement to express their collective opposition to advertisements for gambling on television, radio, and social media. 

Read the statement here:

House of Bishops Statement - Impact of Advertising on Gambling
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At its fall meeting, members of the Provincial Council of the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario passed a motion adding strength to the bishops' opposition to online advertisements for gambling.

Read a background on the impact of advertising for grambling here:

White Paper on the Impact of Advertising for Gambling (Aug 23)
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