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Drummond's Recommendations For Racing

February 16, 2012:

On Wednesday, February 15, the much-anticipated report commissioned by the Ontario government seeking recommendations to reduce its $16 billion deficit was released with the horse racing industry being one of economist Don Drummond’s many targets...read on

MPPs Irate Over Cuts To Racing

February 16, 2012:

The proposed cuts to horse racing in Ontario have ignited a harsh backlash from not just the racing industry, but from members of provincial parliament as well...read on

OHHA Organizes Rally For Racing

February 15, 2012:

A rally has been planned at Queen's Park --- tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, February 22 --- to show support for the Ontario horse racing industry....read on

"I Don't Think The Province Has Thought This Through"

February 15, 2012:

In advance of the Ontario Government's unveiling of the Drummond Report, politicians and officials in the province's horse-racing industry have not waited to voice their utter confusion regarding how a cut to the economically-stimulating and vastly successful slots-at-racetracks program can actually help...read on

Leslie “Ticked Off” With Duncan’s Remarks

February 14, 2012:

“Horse racing in a lot of these small communities, such as Dresden, Windsor, London, Fort Erie and Ajax, will be finished,” said OHRIA’s president Sue Leslie following Monday’s alarming announcement by Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan that radical changes could be made to the province’s horse racing industry...read on

A Call To Action

February 14, 2012:

Standardbred Canada is strongly encouraging all members of Ontario’s immense harness racing community to stand united and make your voice heard for the future of horse racing in the province...read on

Radio Host Addresses Slots-At-Racetracks Misconceptions

February 14, 2012:

It may not have come during his scheduled program, but Newstalk 1010 host Ryan Doyle stepped behind the microphone Tuesday morning (February 14) in an attempt to address some of the misinformation that has been thrown about since Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan announced that cuts could be coming...read on

OHRIA Responds To Slots-At-Racetracks Partnership Review

February 13, 2012:

While the official word is expected to be announced on Wednesday, Ontario's Finance Minister Dwight Duncan revealed details of Don Drummond's economic report that could mean changes...read on

Slots Not At Ontario Tracks?

January 22, 2012:

Reports indicate that Ontario's Premier Dalton McGuinty has received recommendations that the province create "alternative sites" away from racetracks for citizens to partake in a slot and gaming experience...read on

$50M Lotto Winners Wait To Claim Prize

January 5, 2012:

JoAnn and Gaetan Champagne hit the jackpot on New Year's Eve on their way to Rideau Carleton Raceway...read on

Rod Phillips Appointed New CEO Of OLG

June 7, 2011:

On May 19, Rod Phillips was announced as the new president and CEO of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp....read on

Ellis: Raceway Project Moving Ahead

May 26, 2010:

According to a report, Belleville Mayor Neil Ellis yesterday acknowledged that he is aware that people are tired of him saying that the new Quinte Exhibition and Raceway is moving ahead...read on


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