CTV Vancouver: New casinos could bring increase in crime, health officials warn

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September 1, 2016 | Jon Woodward

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The province started a dedicated gambling police unit this spring to tackle crime, though it needs more resources to be successful, said NDP gambling critic David Eby.

“We need to do better,” he said. “We need to find money laundering and deal with these issues not just in Delta but across the province.”

Delta’s mayor wasn’t available for comment, but Delta’s police chief, Neil Dubord, told CTV News the city is prepared.

“There is crime, many types of crime, but it’s not something I think that shuts the door completely to casino construction,” he said.

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