MGM pitches future casino jobs to Toronto
CBC | March 16, 2013
Casino giant MGM held a job information session in Toronto on Saturday — part of its pitch to build and run a casino on the city’s waterfront.
It showed off the thousands of jobs that the company says are part of the offer.
Edwin Joshua showed up at the event ready to hunt for a job, but he quickly discovered despite having the hallmarks of a job fair, it wasn’t. …
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Former Crown prosecutor Sandy Garossino says the social costs of gaming outweigh the purported benefits.
I think she makes some good points about the downside of casinos, where you have gambling addicts ruining their lives and gangster loan-sharks hanging out in your neighborhood.
I don’t want to prevent anyone from building a casino or decide what others do with their property. I just want to express my disapproval. There are plenty of better things other businesses could do with the space, and plenty of better ways people can spend their money other than contributing to this cannibalistic economy where the government feeds off fixed incomes via the revenue from casinos and lotteries.