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BC Place: another one for the Auditor General?

 Today, Bob Mackin will likely be the only member of the press in court covering the “dirty roof” suit which has the cable installer sub-contractor suing their cable supplier sub-contractor over the leaky cables that have caused upwards of $6 … Continue reading

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BC Place meet Paragon Gaming

It’s been months and months since I wrote on BC Place.  But that doesn’t mean I haven’t been working.  This week it paid off. I finally received part of an FOI containing the consultant agreements and billings of Brent MacGregor, … Continue reading

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Paragon pre deal

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 an RFP for a redevelopment partner. In the … Continue reading

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The Casino Play

The BC Pavilion Corporation planned the redevelopment of the BC Place Stadium to accommodate the new Paragon owned Casino complex ten months prior to selecting Paragon’s casino proposal in a supposedly open competition according to documents obtained through a City … Continue reading

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BC Place casino fix, redux

A version of this story can be found on the Vancouver Observer Pavco’s RFP process for the BC Place casino – owned in part by former BCLC chair T. Richard Turner – was  predetermined. That’s been my conclusion about Paragon/PavCo’s … Continue reading

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The Road to Paragon

This story was written for the Vancouver Observer. A version of the story is up on the VO site. “Stop the expansion of gambling that has increased gambling addiction and put new strains on families,” promised the BC Liberals during … Continue reading

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