Gauging casino interest: Mayor

KINGSTON - There is no denying that the possibility of Kingston wanting a casino is on the table, but that doesn't mean the city is trying to take from Gananoque what they already have, Mayor Mark Gerretsen said.

The recent announcement that the provincial government will be privatizing casino operations throughout Ontario means that all municipalities will be looking at whether or not their city wants a casino, Gerretsen explained. “Basically, all that is being asked of the municipalities is a blanket yes or no as to whether they'd like to have a casino,” Gerretsen said. Read article