Is a casino in the cards for Whitby?

Public weighs in on possibility of gaming facility for the town WHITBY -- The people have spoken, and many would like to see a casino in Whitby. More than 4,500 people across the community participated in a virtual town hall meeting on July 11, which was held to gather public input on the possibility of the town becoming a host community for a gaming facility. "I am very much in favour of encouraging industry (to come) here, and job creation, so I think we should do everything possible to make the decision to put this casino in the Whitby area," said Ken, one of more than a dozen residents who asked questions during the hour-and-a-half phone conference. Read article