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Edgewater Casino lease extension rasies questions
“Its time to actually tell the public the truth about what’s happening with this site.”
May 30th, 2013
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...
Aug 20th, 2012
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...
Feb 23rd, 2012
Vancouver approves rezoning for Edgewater casino
Anti-gambling coalition says move will open doors to more gambling; councillors disagree.
Nov 29th, 2011
Casino critics want rezoning vote delayed
Wait til court rules on Edgewater move, they argue.
Nov 28th, 2011
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.
Oct 21st, 2011
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.
May 10th, 2011
Mayor and council vote unanimously against casino expansion
Present facility can relocate, but no increase in local gaming without public consultation.
Apr 19th, 2011
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...
Linda Solomon Wood
Apr 17th, 2011
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...
Apr 10th, 2011