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BCLC cover-up?

Today at the Vancouver Law Courts BC Liberal bagman and Paragon Casino partner T. Richard Turner continues his fight to keep his emails to BCLC CEO private. Way back when… Sean Holman of the late and lamented Public Eye tried … 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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PavCo’s FOI shenanigans

  I continue to be troubled by many questions. Here’s one of them:  How did the city of Vancouver come to pass a zoning change adding a “major casino” use to the BC Place lands, months before BC Place issued … Continue reading

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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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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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Read the Fine Print – BC Place Casino Doubles Gambling in Vancouver

“Stop the expansion of gambling that has increased gambling addiction and put new strains on families.” – 2001 BC Liberal Election Promise. Two months ago the crash of the BC Liberal’s new on-line gambling site highlighted the massive expansion in … Continue reading

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