Brantford mayor on casinos – “I was wrong.”

Eating crow is a hard thing to do. It’s especially indigestible for politicians. But on the matter of a casino in his town, Brantford mayor Chris Friel is ready to go there. "People are well within their right to say, ‘I told you so.’ And I’d have to take it." Right now the province is overhauling the gambling game. It doesn’t want to run the slots and poker tables anymore, but it sure plans to be extracting a big cut from the private interests who take over. Read more