Category Archives: BCACG news

Strong comments from the 9000 signers of our BC-wide petition against gaming cuts

Below read a small sample of comments left by signers of our BC-wide petition protesting the gaming cuts to charities and non-profits. If you have similar comments or stories, we would like to hear from you! Please email us with stories of how the cuts have affected you and your community! These will help us…

Write a letter to Mayor Robertson and Vancouver City Council

Write a letter to Mayor Robertson and City Council! Ask them to not even consider expansion of gambling and casinos in Vancouver until Minister Rich Coleman and the BC government abide by the binding 1999 agreement with BC charities and non-profits. Just copy and paste this letter into your email (click above to get the…

BC Persons with AIDS endorses BCACG’s request to City Council

BCPWAS (BC Persons with AIDS Society) is the first BC charity to publicly endorse the BCACG’s request to City Council. The BCACG has asked City Council to refuse to look at the BC government’s application to expand gaming in Vancouver until Minister Rich Coleman gives to charities the fraction of gaming revenues that they are…

Welcome to the new BCACG website

As you can see, the BCACG has a new website and identity. We are delighted with the work of designer¬†John McLachlan. Thank you, John! We will be adding material to the site over the next few weeks, so please visit us again. And make sure to bookmark the¬†News blog. Also make sure you have signed…

Petition to BC gov’t & Vancouver City Council to Support Charities and Non-Profits

Please sign the petition to Vancouver City Council to Support Charities and Non-Profits. You can also write a letter to the Mayor and Council here. We are deeply concerned with the cuts to Gaming grants in the province of British Columbia and how they will affect our communities. Gambling was only expanded in B.C. through…

BCACG – new logo and identity by John McLachlan of Full Bleed Arts Marketing

Thank you to John McLachlan of Full Bleed Arts Marketing for our beautiful logo, identity and website. We were a pilot project for his new business, and we are grateful he chose to help us. Read about his organization here. It’s a non-profit business that aims to help non-profit/charitable arts and other organizations find a…