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British Columbia seeks to amend Gaming Control Act to support First Nations

10th October 2019 9:20 am GMT

The Canadian province of British Columbia has introduced the Gaming Control Amendment Act, a bill that seeks to direct 7 per cent of British Columbia Lottery Corporation’s (BCLC) net income to BC First Nations for the next 23 years.

The proposed legislation will allow government to finalise a long-term agreement to share approximately CAD$100 million a year from BCLC’s net gaming revenue with eligible First Nations, with the agreement expected to deliver approximately $3 billion in [...]

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