Tag Archives: Paragon

What’s Paragon’s Lobbyist got to hide?

Remember T Richard Turner?  T Richard Turner of “called the minister to make sure my roof went through” fame?  T Richard Turner of “sure I was the Chairman of the BC Lottery Corporation while a partner in a Casino company … Continue reading

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NPA on expanded gambling: every which way but straight up

Vision Vancouver’s announcement that it will oppose gaming expansion in Vancouver will, to paraphrase CityCaucus, test the NPA’s solidarity. NPA council candidate Sean Bickerton made his name on opposition to the plan to more than double slot machines and other … 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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Olympic Village housing up for ransom?

Rich Coleman is in charge of the Lottery Corporation and Casino licenses.  He wants city approval this fall for the BC Place casino development. But what cards does he hold in his poker hand? Rich Coleman is in charge of … Continue reading

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The Gazetteer Runs the Paragon Marathon

RossK over at the Pacific Gazetteer is putting the pieces together on the BC Place deal.  Nice.

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