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Edgewater Casino resurrection: Paragon re-pitches BC Place deal

Renewed attempt to glue an expanded Edgewater Casino to the side of BC Place.

Hit-and-run driver sought by police in mother's death

I’m asking for the public’s help on a hit-and-run investigation from five days ago. You will recall some of the details we released: On Sunday, December 2, just before 10:00 in the evening, a 43-year...

BC Place casino expansion move set up secretly by PavCo, FOI reveals

Information obtained through a new FOI makes it clear that the BC Pavillion Corporation (PavCo) was planning to relocate Edgewater Casino to the BC Place redevelopment up to a year before issuing a...

Tsunami, riots, Occupy, civic election, casino, Keystone XL pipeline, tar sands: VO's top stories in 2011

2011 was a year of big stories on the Vancouver Observer. From natural disasters to political unrest, many of the events around the world impacted people in Vancouver, while a few of the big stories...

Casino critics want rezoning vote delayed

Wait til court rules on Edgewater move, they argue.

FOI reveals government planned casino long before request for proposal

City FOI documents reveal B.C. Place casino plan in place before the request for proposal.

City council and mayor should vote against mega-casino project

Vancouver doesn't need a mega-casino downtown. It's the wrong project for the city centre. City planners should focus instead on developing projects that make the city a better place to live, work...

Bankruptcy lawyer condemns proposed casino expansion

I live in Kitsilano and work in Yaletown. I am a bankruptcy lawyer. I was a registrar in bankruptcy for 8 years and I oppose the expansion of the Edgewater Casino. I would like to speak about...

Ken Lum tells of father's devastating gambling addiction, as moral issues surface at casino hearings

Moral questions surrounding gambling surfaced repeatedly in today's public hearing on casino expansion. Councillors pressed casino proponents hard, eliciting some surprising answers from casino...

A former casino worker's view from the floor

Jason Feng falls silent for a moment, busily calculating the odds on how successful a new casino in downtown Vancouver might eventually be – if the controversial proposal survives the heated public...