Elmira Independent – Woolwich Township loses bid for a casino

December 19, 2013

ELMIRA — Kitchener-Conestoga MPP Michael Harris said that the decision to not put a casino in Woolwich Township was a good one, but the entire process was not. “We didn’t need to go through this in the first place,” said Harris, who noted that the province had quietly rescinded previous requirements that municipalities hold referendums that show public support prior to getting a casino, something he had advocated in the Woolwich Township situation. Harris said the way the OLG approach happened, municipalities were pitted against each other. Read More