DRESCHEL: Horwath shows her cards, calls for casino referendum

In addition to the referendum question, Hamilton Council was also looking for a definite answer as to how much revenue the city would receive from casino expansion; what the parameters of the OLG NDP leader wants council to engage public This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies of Toronto Star content for distribution to colleagues, clients Councillor Adam Vaughan, who had been seeking to ensure that no casino be built in Toronto without first holding a referendum, also welcomed the study. He predicted it would vindicate his position DRESCHEL: D-Day for casino referendum. By Andrew Dreschel Contributing Columnist. Wed., Sept. 19, 2012 timer 3 min. read. update Article was updated Feb. 28, 2020. Councillors are finally expected Vaughan wants a referendum before any Toronto casino is approved, but only as part of a general election. He says the results of a 1997 referendum, in which Torontonians rejected a casino, should A massive $3-billion development project in downtown Toronto hinges on the approval of a casino complex, to be built next to the Rogers Centre. TORONTO. Noah Shopsowitz wants a referendum on a Toronto casino as part of the 2014 municipal election. Councillors could do it but the clock is ticking and those betting a casino could get Let’s hope the peace and love down at city hall continues today as councillors debate whether to put the question of a Toronto casino to voters (again). Michael Thompson, chairman of the city A recent opinion piece in the newspaper states that a referendum is the only fair way forward when it comes to determining the fate of the new Toronto casino. It should be up to the public as much as it is for politicians, since the city belongs to them as well. In 1997, the city rejected the construction of a new casino in the city during a referendum – but residents have not been given the Government Will Not Pay for Toronto Casino Referendum News April 12, 2012 by Terrence Nash. There has been a public outcry at the news that the OLG is planning on building a new casino on the former grounds of Ontario Place. Several citizens have requested that the government hold a referendum to decide on the issue; however, Ontario politicians have just announced that they will not fund a

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