Standing Committee on Health and Social Development

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Starting Date:
2021 Feb 05 — 1:30 PM

Topic: Gambling addiction

Location: First floor, Hon. George Coles Building, 175 Richmond Street

The committee will meet for a briefing on gambling addiction and what an increased access to gambling services could mean for those already experiencing addiction issues, particularly during the pandemic.

1)  Dr. David Hodgins, Professor at the University of Calgary (Department of Psychology) 

Please note this presenter will be breifing the committee via Zoom.


2) Lisa Thibeau, Chief Administrative Officer of Health PEI - Mental Health and Addictions

    Nora McCarthy-Joyce, Community Relations Specialist, Deparment of Health and Wellness


The Hon. George Coles Building remains closed to the public. The meeting will be live-streamed on the Legislative Assembly’s website and Facebook page.