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Leal To Apologize To Legislature

October 29, 2017:

Jeff Leal, Ontario's Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, was involved in a passionate exchange in the provincial legislature this past Thursday (October 26) in regard to the horse racing industry. He was ultimately ejected from the rest of the day’s proceedings. Minister Leal has said that he plans to offer an apology to the legislature on Monday (October 30)....read on

Fireworks At Queen's Park

October 27, 2017:

Ontario's horse racing industry was the root cause of a heated discussion at Queen's Park on Thursday (October 25) prompting the ejection of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Minister Jeff Leal....read on

Casino Relocation Hits Queen's Park

April 13, 2016:

Today during Question Period, Ontario MPP Laurie Scott asked the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal why, in her opinion, the Liberal government "is no longer committed to the sustainability of the horse racing industry at Kawartha Downs."...read on

Kawartha Discussed At Queen's Park

March 25, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 25, Laurie Scott, MPP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, asked the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal, to make a commitment to Kawartha Downs and finalize a long-term transfer payment agreement....read on

Rally Planned At Kawartha Downs

March 12, 2013:

No Casino in The City is rallying at Kawartha Downs on Thursday at noon to lobby to keep the racetrack and slots in Cavan-Monaghan and out of Peterborough....read on

KD Re-Affirms Support For Racing; MPPs Continue To Speak Out

July 11, 2012:

A spokesman for Kawartha Downs stepped up to the plate Tuesday, July 10 when he explained that the Fraserville, Ont. raceway's No. 1 preference is to keep the current arrangement in place which sees harness racing supported in part by slot-machine revenue....read on

Ontario Horse Racing Rally Footage

April 1, 2012:

Last week members and supporters of Ontario's horse racing industry attended rallies at Queen's Park and numerous Liberal MPP offices to protest the Ontario Liberal Government's decision to close slot parlours at a number of provincial raceways and inexplicably walk away from the mutually-beneficial and highly-successful OLG Slots-At-Racetracks contractual partnership...read on


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