An ongoing legal dispute between a Camrose agricultural society and the owner of the city’s only casino is being raised as a key sticking point in the facility’s application to relocate to south Edmonton.
The Camrose Regional Exhibition & Agricultural Society, a non-profit organization, filed an objection letter to Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis Wednesday, claiming the owners of the Camrose Casino still owed the society a “substantial amount” of money.
The society’s letter — which was obtained by CBC News — opposed relocating the casino to Edmonton and outlined five grievances about the potential move, including the disclosure of legal filings and whether the AGLC had been privy to all the documents.
The letter was filed as part of a consultation process to move the casino to Edmonton.
In March, four months before the society became aware the casino wanted to move, it filed a…