Motion To: WHEREAS the Board of Public Health has authorized an application to the Ontario Minister of Health and Long-term Care for a minimum of: $200,000 in base funding for on-going work to reduce the harms from gambling; and $150,000 in one-time funding for a health promotion campaign, outreach to residents at higher risk of gambling problems and the establishment of the Ottawa Gambling Prevention Network; and WHEREAS consultations by Ottawa Public Health have identified gaps in the city’s prevention and treatment initiatives for problem gambling; and WHEREAS the addition of 750 slots and the increase to 55 gaming tables, if approved, is expected to further strain the gaps in services for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling; and WHEREAS the impact of the health promotion and outreach work deriving from the requested one-time funding would be more effective if it were on-going, not one-time; and WHEREAS treatment providers within the city of Ottawa have indicated an a

M. Fleury
D. Deans
J. Leiper
C. McKenney
T. Nussbaum
S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
S. Blais
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
G. Darouze
M. Wilkinson
S. Qadri
K. Egli
T. Tierney
A. Hubley
J. Watson
M. Qaqish
J. Mitic (a)
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Vote recorded from City Council on 2018-05-09 regarding agenda item ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT - 4837 ALBION ROAD AND 4910 BANK STREET.

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