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Determining Socio-Economic Impacts of New Gaming Venues in Four Lower Mainland Communities: Socio-Economic Issues and Impacts: First Impact Measures Report

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dc.contributor.author Mangham, Colin
dc.contributor.author Carney, Greg
dc.contributor.author Burnett, Sean
dc.contributor.author Williams, Robert J.
dc.date.accessioned 2007-08-02T19:34:49Z
dc.date.available 2007-08-02T19:34:49Z
dc.date.issued 2006-05
dc.identifier.citation Blue Thorn Research, Population Health Promotion Associates, & Williams, R.J. (2006). Determining Socio-Economic Impacts of New Gaming Venues in Four Lower Mainland Communities. First Impact Measures Report. Report submitted to the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. May 2006. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/405
dc.description Permission granted by the British Columbia Intellectual Property Program to reproduce this publication. en
dc.description.abstract The purpose of the study is to learn what, if any, economic and social costs and benefits emerge over time from the creation and operation of these four new venues. Its intent is to inform planning processes by the provincial government and other stakeholders. The study is being done in three waves: Baseline (2004) First Impact Measures (2005) Final Report with Second Impact Measures (2006) This document constitutes the first impact report. It compares present (2005) data with baseline social and economic data gathered prior to and during the opening of three of the four gaming venues (2004). The impact analysis in this report is limited because it is based on data collected shortly after the Casino opening dates. These delays were not anticipated at the start of the project, however the final report due in 2007 will have sufficient data to support impact analysis. The report is divided into two sections, Social Impacts and Economic Impacts. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Government of British Columbia en
dc.subject Gambling -- British Columbia en
dc.subject Compulsive gambling -- British Columbia en
dc.title Determining Socio-Economic Impacts of New Gaming Venues in Four Lower Mainland Communities: Socio-Economic Issues and Impacts: First Impact Measures Report en
dc.type Technical Report en
dc.publisher.faculty School of Health Sciences en
dc.description.peer-review Yes en
dc.publisher.institution Blue Thorn Research and Analysis Group en


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