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Petition Opposing Casino Expansion Gains Momentum

As one of Vancouver's most powerful city councillors for nearly three decades, George Puil once dismissed public petitions as gimmicks that held little sway with him.

But Puil, now retired, has joined an illustrious roster of B.C. politicians, artists, sociologists, architects, clerics and social activists who have signed a petition to oppose a proposed expansion of a casino at BC Place.

Puil said on Monday he could not stand by while the city he worked hard to shape -particularly around False Creek -is at risk from a plan by the B.C. Pavilion Corporation and an American gaming corporation to build what would be the largest casino in Western Canada.

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Source: The Vancouver Sun

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