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T. Richard Turner
Blunderdome: politics, positioning and a costly retractable roof
Anyone who wonders how government mega-projects manage to take the public to the cleaners time and time again can step right up for a front row seat at the dog and pony show put on by PavCo’s...
Apr 8th, 2011
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
New Edgewater casino at BC Place will double gambling in city. Does this have to happen?
About that casino planned for BC Place the government told us about in March...
Aug 26th, 2010