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in cultural and
in social contributions
to fight problem
gambling since 1999
works of art
in the Collection
video lottery retailers and
employees sensitized to
$363 million to fight
problem gambling since 1999
Loto-Québec devotes substantial amounts of money to
promote responsible gambling every year. In 2015-2016,
this contribution totalled $27.7 million including:
– $22 million to the Ministère de la Santé et des Services
sociaux so that the Ministère can offer, throughout Québec,
programs for the prevention of problem gambling as well
as free treatment.
– $3 million to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux
to implement control measures at VLT locations.
5,000 works of art in the Collection Loto-Québec
The Collection Loto-Québec is one of the largest
corporate art collections in Canada. Created in 1979,
it encourages contemporary visual arts .
$55 million in social contributions
Loto-Québec financial contributions to the social life of the
community rose to more than $55 million in 2015-2016,
– $27 million was spent on the fight against compulsive
– $16.4 million was paid to non-profit organizations
– $11.5 was spent in corporate sponsorships
$11.5 million in cultural and sporting
In 2015-2016, Loto-Québec spent $11.5 million on event
and corporate sponsorships, providing support for more
than 120 Rendez-vous Loto-Québec events and amateur
30,000 bars and brasseries owners and employees
sensitized to problem gambling
The Taking Risks Is No Game training course is mandatory
for all video lottery retailers and employees who are assigned
to VLTs. The course enables trainees to become better
informed and equipped in the area of responsible gambling.
Nearly 30,000 bars and brasseries owners and employees
have taken the training course since the program was first
launched in 2001.
1,175 employees involved in corporate volunteerism
Since 2011, Loto-Québec’s Community Involvement program
has encouraged its employees to volunteer. In 2015-2016,
more than 1,175 employees participated in volunteer activities
organized by Loto‑Québec, for a total of 6,645 hours offered
outside working hours.
$3 million to Entraide since 2007
Loto-Québec employees contribute every year to the Entraide
campaign that depends on active and retired public sector
workers for its operations.
Since 2007, the generosity of our employees has helped
raise more than $3 million that has been distributed to the
36 organizations that make up Entraide.