Keep the name "Red Robinson Show Theatre"

Keep the name "Red Robinson Show Theatre"

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      Vancouver, Canada

On September 16th, 2006, a ceremony was held at the Boulevard Casino on United Boulevard in Coquitlam. The ceremony was to name the theatre at the casino.

On that day, the theatre at the Boulevard Casino became the
“Red Robinson Show Theatre”.

Dignitaries such as Coquitlam Mayor Maxine Wilson and her council members, Senator Larry Campbell and the top brass of the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation as well as members of the BC Lottery Commission were in attendance.

Now 7 years later, the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation has renamed the Casino the Hard Rock and is going to rename the theatre.
The  “Red Robinson Show Theatre” sign has been consigned to the scrap heap to be replaced by the new name to be determined.

We the undersigned are outraged by the slap in the face to one of the Lower Mainland’s most beloved residents. To honor a man by naming a building after him is a great honor. But to throw that away after 7 years is a disgrace.

There are buildings throughout the Lower Mainland with names that go back a century.

“Red” Robinson deserves the same respect.

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Keep the Name "Red Robinson Show Theatre"

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    @michaelbuble

    Nov 15, 2013

    Change the name of a theatre named after the legendary Red Robinson? The name should remain! MB http://t.co/1oX0YA4yV0

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    Reasons for signing

    • Marilyn Roberts 108 MILE RANCH, CANADA
      • 22 days ago

      I grew up listening to him, and his music. He is a part of Vancouver, just like Jack Webster !

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    • Vicki Adams DICKLEBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 3 months ago

      I remember listening to Red on the radio as a child and I loved his voice. What an honour to name the theatre after him and what a travesty to then take it away. This is my plea to keep the name Red Robinson Show Theatre.

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    • Teresa Schlossarek DELTA, CANADA
      • 4 months ago

      Bring back respect to a Vancouver icon and stop being bought out by corporations

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    • Tracy Winter RICHMOND, BC, CANADA
      • 4 months ago

      Because he is an icon.

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    • Amie Smith VANCOUVER, CANADA
      • 5 months ago

      It' an insult to Red Robinson to take back a dedication. This is his town and it was a well deserved honor.

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