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Liberals To Adopt Half Of Drummond's Recommendations

March 22, 2012:

According to a report, the Ontario Provincial Government is going to reject 16 of the 362 recommendations in the Drummond Report, but will be adopting half of Drummond's suggestions. The remainder of the recommendations will require more study...read on

OLG To Offer Mohawk Gaming Expansion?

March 22, 2012:

It has been reported that officials from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. will be meeting with the Town of Milton in April to discuss the provincial organization's new modernization strategy. Milton officials have reportedly taken the news as a positive sign, and are now beginning to speculate that the town is a desired location for gaming expansion under the OLG's new vision for provincial gaming...read on

SBOA, WEG Express Support For OHRIA

March 21, 2012:

The Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association (SBOA) and Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) have expressed their support for the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) as the voice of the Ontario horse racing industry...read on

OHRIA Update From Sue Leslie

March 21, 2012:

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association has expanded its awareness campaign and has reached out to inform everyone of the progress it has made via a direct-to-mail email campaign...read on

Ontario Horse Racing Coverage

March 21, 2012:

Trot Insider has gathered all of the news stories regarding the Ontario horse racing industry's transition from the Slots-At-Racetracks program (SARP)....read on

Standardbred Canada Supports OHRIA

March 21, 2012:

Standardbred Canada, an organization that represents horsepeople, breeders and racetracks across the country, fully supports the efforts of the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association...read on

Sudbury Adopts Resolution, Urging Others

March 21, 2012:

The City of Greater Sudbury is the most recent Ontario jurisdiction to adopt the resolution against the Provincial Liberal Government's decision to cut the Ontario horse-racing industry out of the mutually-beneficial slots-at-racetracks program...read on

NFU Supports Ontario Horse Racing

March 21, 2012:

At the recent National Farmers Union Region 3 (Ontario) Convention, NFU members passed a resolution in support of the revenue sharing agreement between the horse racing industry and the Province of Ontario...read on

Ontario Powers Canadian Horse Racing

March 20, 2012:

The Ontario horse racing industry is contributing $4.5 billion or 77 per cent of the total annual economic contributions from racing in Canada, according to a new study released today by Equine Canada and Strategic Equine...read on

Mayor: No More Slot Closures

March 20, 2012:

Innisfil Mayor Barb Baguley has gone on the record as saying that she has been ensured by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. that the slots parlour at Georgian Downs will not be closed...read on

McGuinty: Referendums For Gaming Locales

March 20, 2012:

According to a report, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has said that it will be up to the residents of municipalities to decide whether expanded casino gaming is to be introduced within their jurisdictions...read on

Martin, Fort Erie Stepping Up To Fight

March 20, 2012:

In response to the social and economic uppercut that the Ontario Liberal Government is trying to throw at the Town of Fort Erie by closing the Fort Erie Racetrack slots parlour, regional councillors are banding together and are readying for an all-out fight with the McGuinty Government. “As of tonight (Monday), no more Mr. Nice Guy,” Fort Erie Mayor Doug Martin has been quoted as saying...read on

More On OHRIA Ad Campaign

March 19, 2012:

"The Slots at Racetrack Program didn't cause Ontario's deficit. Far from it. In fact, Slots at Racetracks are the most successful form of gaming in Ontario, which is why it is so important for all Ontarians that we protect this revenue generation stream."...read on

If Perkins Were Gaming Czar

March 19, 2012:

"As recent polls show, not everyone wants slot machines or casinos in their backyard. The point of putting slots into racetracks was that they were in areas already zoned for gambling, away from schools and (usually) separate from residential areas."...read on

Buses Set For Queen's Park Rally

March 19, 2012:

On the heels of a rally held at Queen's Park in February, a second rally has been confirmed for Monday...read on


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