Markham Casino Motion

May 24, 2013 in Archives

Markham Citizens Coalition for Responsive Government

Markham Citizens Coalition for Responsive Government


MCCRG wishes to inform members that Tuesday evening, May 28, 2013, there will be a Council Meeting in Council Chamber at the Civic Centre (NW corner of Highway #7 and Warden), starting at 7 pm.

Item 7 on the agenda is a motion entitled


One would not recognize it from the title but this is the casino motion.

The following is the motion as it appears on the meeting agenda (please notice the item in brackets under 1)

1) That the City of Markham would like to be considered as a host municipality for a world class integrated Convention, Trade Centre, Five Star Hotel and Entertainment Centre (including a casino) in the event that Toronto doesn’t support a downtown casino; and,

2) That if and when Toronto publicly indicates that it doesn’t support a downtown casino facility, then the City of Markham schedule a special Council meeting to discuss this motion.

The motion will be moved by Regional Councillor Jim Jones and seconded by Councillor Colin Campbell:

You can make your opinion on this motion known to the City of Markham by attending the meeting and giving a deputation or by emailing City Council Members and the clerk’s office at: 

MayorHYPERLINK “mailto:Mayor&”&HYPERLINK “mailto:Mayor&”CouncillorsHYPERLINK “mailto:Mayor&”  and

Please copy for any email sent to the above and take our casino survey here.

Feel free to forward this notice to friends, family and neighbours. Thank you for your participation in the municipal process.


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