New south Surrey casino proposed by Gateway | CBC News

On a January night three years ago, Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts agreed to rezone 10 hectares of land in south Surrey, paving the way for a casino. But in the wee hours of Saturday morning, all bets It’s Surrey’s longest public hearing, at least in the last 35 years, and perhaps ever. A marathon meeting over a proposal for a casino and entertainment complex in South Surrey continues tomorrow night (Friday) at city hall. On Monday, a crowd of more than 500 packed the hall over the issue, with 192 people registering to address council. Breadcrumb Trail Links. Local News; Crime; Hells Angel shot dead at Starbucks drive-thru in South Surrey. Two people seen fleeing the scene were apprehended and are in custody. Surrey council voted 5-4 early Saturday morning to reject a gaming license for a proposed $100-million resort casino in South Surrey, saying while the city desperately needs a hotel and conference Surrey residents line up to get the opportunity to speak in opposition to the proposed South Surrey Casino project at this evening's public hearing at City Hall Monday, January 14, 2013 in Surrey Surrey casino hearing stretches to 2 a.m. CTV British Columbia Published Tuesday, January 15, 2013 8:50AM PST Surrey residents packed a public hearing regarding the fate of a proposed "mega-casino Gateway Casinos will be showing off plans for a proposed casino in South Surrey on Wednesday night at an information session at the Hazelmere Golf Course. The South Surrey casino/convention centre proposed by Gateway Casinos and Entertainment is just the latest irritant for aboriginal leaders, who have for years asked the province for a two to three per cent share of the $1.1 billion in annual profits B.C. reaps from gambling. News; After two marathon meetings on the topic, Surrey council has jettisoned a plan to build a casino in South Surrey. Over two nights, those for and against spoke to council for 11 hours. Those in favour expressed the need for jobs, local entertainment and the necessity to keep local dollars in our economy. The proposed entertainment complex was to include a 60,000-sq.-ft. gaming area, 200 Hundreds of speakers came out to Surrey City Hall Monday night to voice their position on a controversial casino complex proposed for South Surrey in a public hearing that will continue later this

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