PavCo

Edgewater Casino lease extension rasies questions

“Its time to actually tell the public the truth about what’s happening with this site.”

Blunderdome: silence in the house

It didn’t come as much of a surprise last week when we learned of David Podmore's upcoming resignation as board chair of PavCo. No one represented PavCo’s face more than David Podmore, and he, more...

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...

Vancouver approves rezoning for Edgewater casino

Anti-gambling coalition says move will open doors to more gambling; councillors disagree.

Casino critics want rezoning vote delayed

Wait til court rules on Edgewater move, they argue.

NPA's Suzanne Anton voices conditional support for casino expansion

Vancouver municipal election 2011: Despite confusion about her position, Mayoral candidate Suzanne Anton said she stands by her decision to vote with council against proposed casino expansions.

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.

Mayor and council vote unanimously against casino expansion

Present facility can relocate, but no increase in local gaming without public consultation.

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...

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...