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Your numerology cycles April 16–30
Disney wildlife times two, a blast at American politics and...
Your numerology cycles April 1–15
More streaming ideas take you to Brazil, low-life China and...
Movie theatres are shut down, so what’s streaming?
Your numerology cycles March 16–31
Three women lead off a long line-up of new movies in town
Pixar’s new one, Onward, new laughs from Greed and a new...
Your numerology cycles March 1–15
Ordinary Love, superb, three superior Canadian films and...
Vancouver Not Vegas: Wednesday Feb. 9th, Public Forum in Chinatown
With the exception of the public hearings on February 17 at City Hall, this will be the most important event in the fight against the planned downtown mega-casino, a group opposing the casino...
Feb 8th, 2011
Myth-busting at The Edgewater
Myth: Today is my lucky day; I know I'm going to win. Fact: There is no magic in gambling. No thought or feeling that you may have will help determine whether you win or not. It's Saturday night at...
Dec 20th, 2010
Recent gang violence strengthens Sean Bickerton's resolve to oppose casino expansion at B.C. Place
The gang-related shootings last weekend highlight the dangers of outside criminal influences infiltrating the city, according to anti-casino activist Sean Bickerton.
Dec 15th, 2010
Big casinos are bad for local business: Donald Trump
Supporters of the Las Vegas-style casino at B.C. Place argue that an expansion in gaming will create new jobs and lead to economic growth in the province. It's a flawed argument, according to real...
Dec 10th, 2010
False Creek Residents Association votes against BC Place casino
Last Wednesday, the False Creek Residents Association (FCRA) voted unanimously to oppose the expansion and relocation of Edgewater Casino to B.C. Place. They join a growing list of community and arts
Dec 3rd, 2010
Supersized casino story
"Abnormal in the extreme," is how Doug McArthur, SFU professor of public policy describes the length of time it took PavCo to select Paragon Gaming. MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert says, "The sequence of
Oct 26th, 2010
Provincial-backed casino requires City approval, but can City say no?
The proposed expansion of Edgewater Casino at BC Place requires Vancouver city council approval. Public hearings are slated for mid-December.
Oct 14th, 2010
Vancouver to have one last chance to weigh in on proposal for BC's largest casino
The new casino will more than triple the number of slot machines - from 493 to 1, 500 - and include an additional 150 table games. Two hotels, with a total of 620 rooms, are also expected to be includ
Sep 14th, 2010