So, Toronto: Do You Want a Casino?

The first thing you have to know about Rod Phillips is that he's an immensely likeable guy, which makes him the perfect pitch man to move one of Ontario's most controversial policies ever to fruition. Phillips is CEO of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), and as such, is responsible for remitting as much money as possible to the provincial treasury. These days, that's getting harder to do. Casinos aren't the magic bullet they once were 20 years ago, when Ontario's first one was established in Windsor. Now, it seems, everyone's got one. Read more