Legal and Constitutional Affairs – October 18, 2012

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Legal and Constitutional Affairs – October 18, 2012

Legal and Constitutional Affairs (October 18, 2012)

The committee continues to review Bill C-290, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in regards to sports betting. Lawyers Michael Lipton and Kevin J. Weber discuss the differences between legal and illegal sports betting in Canada and its relevance to the bill.

Conservative MP Michael Chong and Derek Miedema of the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada discuss suicide rates, social impacts, and Canadian families affected by gambling.

Gerald Boose of the Gaming Security Professionals of Canada, along with Ontario Provincial Police representatives Fred Bertucca and Bill Sword, discuss the potential corruption within the gambling industry.