CGA sports betting men at the bar with drinks cheering

Bill C-218, The Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act, was introduced in Parliament on February 25, 2020 as a Private Member’s Bill by Kevin Waugh, MP for Saskatoon-Grasswood. The Bill will seek to amend the Criminal Code to make it legal to bet on the outcome of a single sporting event. Experts in responsible gambling,…

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Update on Justice Committee Hearings Bill C-218 was referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights by an overwhelming vote of 303-15. The first two days of hearings took place on February 23 and 25 and committee members heard from several witnesses including CGA President & CEO Paul Burns, Responsible Gambling Council CEO Shelley…

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February 25th at 12-1pm re: Bill C-218: An Act to amend the Criminal Code Shelley White, CEO, Responsible Gambling Council Intro Good afternoon Madame Chair and members of the Standing Committee of Justice and Human Rights. Thank you for inviting the Responsible Gambling Council to share our perspective on Bill C 218. I would like…

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