Over the weekend, The Globe and Mail ran a pair of items showcasing how there are, potentially, an abundance of conflict-of-interest relationships at the highest levels of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.
In a report entitled 'Paul Godfrey Rolls Up His Sleeves At Ontario Lottery And Gaming Corp.', the OLG Chair stated that he has never been accused of being the subject of a conflict of interest claim, even though he served many years in public life.
In regard to the way the upper ranks of the OLG is set up, the report has quoted Richard Powers, the academic director of the directors’ education program at the Rotman School of Management, as saying, “The perceived conflicts are all over the place here,” adding, “the problem is they are often in the shadows.”
To view the article, click here.
The second Globe article, entitled 'Casino Connections: How MGM, The OLG And Other Major Players Are Connected,' offers another breakdown of the interwoven nature of some of the principals.
To view the second Globe item, click here.