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QUOTED: hotelier Steve Gupta on why tourists get bored in Toronto

We haven’t built a big attraction in Toronto since the CN Tower, and how would you expect India or China tourism to come and stay here? After a day or two, there’s nothing.

—Steve Gupta, CEO of Ontario hotel chain Easton’s Group, both explaining why he supports a downtown mega-casino and demonstrating a depressing lack of enthusiasm for Toronto’s tourism options. That’s just the kind of Toronto-bashing that U of T president David Naylor is tired of hearing—here’s hoping for a rebuttal (or, barring that, another confidence-boosting vid from The Grid’s Edward Keenan). [National Post]