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When is Legal Sports Betting Coming to Canada and Would Horse Betting Get a Cut?

Posted on 25 October 2019

It seems that almost all stakeholders in Canada’s sports world are already in support of bringing legal sports betting to Canada. Earlier this year in March 2019, Finance Minister for Ontario, Vic Fedeli, had sent a letter to his federal counterpart Bill Morneau asking for an amendment to the Criminal Code of Canada that would legalize single-game Canada sports betting in the country’s ...

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Pickering Casino Resort on Track for 2020 Opening

Posted on 25 October 2019

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, the operator is one of Canada’s largest casino games operators has recently announced that it would be setting up afirst-rate gaming and entertainment centre,which would be starting up operations, in the year 2020. The new centre, situated in Pickering, Ontario, will be known as the Pickering Casino Resort. Of course the Pickering Casino Resort, once e ...

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Is getting a professional MBA truly beneficial?

Posted on 07 June 2019

For every career-oriented person, there’s the likelihood that you’re busy most of the time. However, that is never truly an excuse when it comes to investing in yourself. In today’s MBA market, flexibility is the order of the day, as there are various kinds of programs offered to MBA candidates that can allow the develop certain skills while still managing other important aspects of ...

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Growing Number of Unclaimed Lottery Millions in Canada

Posted on 15 May 2019

An unidentified player in Guelph has won a Lottery ticket worth a massive CAD $1 million. The winner who bought this ticket has remained unidentified not because he/she requested for anonymity, but because the winnings have not yet been claimed by anyone. The lucky winner for the ticket—which was purchased for the October 1st, 2018 draw—has yet to step forward and lay claim to the wi ...

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As Kids Get Hooked on Vaping, Parents Are Desperate for Treatment That Doesn't Exist

Posted on 28 March 2019

Jami Scheetz knew that her 15-year-old son, Devon, needed help. His grades were slipping and he had been caught vaping at school so many times that he was on the brink of being expelled. Last fall, at the start of his freshman year, Devon’s school even sent him to the hospital for drug testing after getting in trouble once again. In the emergency room, Devon finally admitted it: He ...

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Washington state vape businesses, customers fear 60% tax

Posted on 28 March 2019

"It's like being told, ‘We're going to put a new tax on your favorite pizza.’ No! Don't do that!” said Jim Music. Washington lawmakers introduced HB 1873. It would add a 60 percent tax to vapor products, which is similar to tobacco, KIRO-TV reported. Currently vape isn’t taxed. Vapor store owner Joshua Baba said vape is different than tobacco and the price hike would force ...

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Youth vaping increases — cigarettes, drugs and drinking decline

Posted on 28 March 2019

EVERETT — Vaping is the new Kool for youth. Only you smell like bubble gum or cotton candy, not an ashtray. Fewer Snohomish County middle and high school students are smoking cigarettes, according to the 2018 Healthy Youth Survey results. But use of vapor products, such as e-cigarettes and vape pens, is increasing among all grade levels surveyed. Based on responses, 1-in-10 eight ...

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Tooele Co. School District warns of uptick in THC vape pen use

Posted on 28 March 2019

TOOELE, Utah — The Tooele County School District is warning parents after seeing an uptick in vape use among students and it’s not just nicotine. Sgt. Jeremy Hansen with the Tooele City Police Department says they wanted to get the word out after two incidents in a matter of days involving students using vape pens to ingest THC. “The school district, law enforcement, paren ...

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How to scale up your small business

Posted on 24 January 2019

(NC) Thanks to the internet, starting your own business has never been easier. If you’re a small business owner and want to take your idea to the next level, here are some tips to grow your success. Find a versatile payment processor. As you expand your operations, you’ll likely start selling your products in many spaces, including in-store, online or even on-the-go if you’re a ...

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How Group Insurance Benefits Cohesive Affinity Groups

Posted on 18 January 2019

When you have great employees on board your company, how do you stop them from jumping ships? One fantastic way to do so is by offering your employees a good benefits package. While many small-business owners believe that offering benefits would be too expensive for them to afford, it is a penny-wise philosophy that could ruin the business’ chances of long-term progress. “There are ...