News release

2009-10 Community Report Released

Nova Scotians can see how the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation is meeting its social responsibilities with a report released today, Oct. 5.

The corporation's 2009-10 Community Report provides an account of how the corporation's Social Responsibility Charter is applied to its operations.

"Managing the business of gaming in the province is a significant responsibility," said gaming corporation president and CEO, Marie Mullally. "We must operate in a way that earns and maintains trust and respect of all citizens and our Social Responsibility Charter guides us in achieving this essential outcome."

The report outlines more than 30 commitments that were made during 2009-10 and includes the status and results of each as it relates to the five pillars established under the gaming corporation's charter: responsible gambling, integrity and security, citizens and communities, corporate governance, and stakeholder relationships.

The Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation's 2009-10 Community Report is available at www.nsgc.ca/reportcard.

The Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation's ninth annual Responsible Gambling Awareness Weeks runs until Oct. 9.

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Nova Scotians can see how the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation is meeting its social responsibilities with a report released today, (October 5th).

The corporation's 2009-10 Community Report provides an account of how the corporation's Social Responsibility Charter is applied to its operations.

Gaming corporation president and CEO Marie Mullally says they must operate in a way that earns and maintains the trust and respect of citizens.

The report outlines more than 30 commitments that were made in the fiscal year and includes the status and results of each as it relates to the charter's five pillars -- responsible gambling, integrity and security, citizens and communities, corporate governance, and stakeholder relationships.

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Robyn McIsaac
Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation 902-424-4443 Cell: 902-440-1551 E-mail: