Counterpoint: Gambling Activity in Canada Leads to Increasing Social Ills

Parent, Gabrielle
June 2018
Canadian Points of View: Gambling;6/1/2018, p3
The article presents an argument against the gambling industry in Canada. It is the author's opinion that the negative social effects of gambling outweigh the economic benefits the industry provides. The increase in gambling activity, increased rates of gambling addiction, and the issue of youth gambling are discussed. The effects of gambling on interpersonal relationships and on an individual's mental and physical health are also addressed.


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