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Bill C76 Passes Second Reading

MPP Monte McNaughton’s private members’ bill C76 passed with a vote of 57/19 on May 3rd in the Ontario Legislature.  The bill, which requires referendums in municipalities before any new gaming sites can be established, now goes before the Standing…

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ROSE

 WOODBINE WEDNESDAY NIGHT RACING IS BACK, Toronto Thoroughbred Racing Club meets tonight at the track…Kentucky Derby week in full force, Canadians in action in Oaks and Derby..let’s go! Below is yesterday’s Backstretch Buzz at Churchill with Jill Byrne and a…

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Slots-at-Racetracks Program Update

The Ontario budget, passed April 24th, puts an end to the slots-at-racetracks program, operated by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) on March 31, 2013. The provincial budget was passed with all 52 Liberal members of Parliament voting for…

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“Fight For Our Future” Highlights Impact of the Loss of Slots-at-Racetracks

The Canadian Sportsman has produced a special 24-page pullout section in their magazine, called “Fight For Our Future.” It documents the stories of real people impacted by the cancellation of Ontario’s slots-at-racetracks program.   They have printed extra copies of…

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Have Your Say About Slots At Racetracks

The New Democrat leader, Andrea Horwath, is asking Ontarians for feedback on the new provincial budget and has announced two ways to do so. Visit www.ondpcaucus.com/yoursay/, www.ondpcaucus.com/exprimez-vous/ or call 1-855-ONT-BDGT (668-2348). “We have been clear that in order for this provincial…

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OHRIA Places Budget Response Ad in Toronto Star

The Ontario horse racing industry association placed full page advertisement in the Toronto Star today (Wednesday March 28, 2012) in response to the Ontario budget announced yesterday, highlighting the government’s misguided plans for OLG and Ontario’s horse racing and breeding…

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Join the Cause: Rally for the Ontario Horse Racing Industry on March 30th

Liberal MPPs in Ontario are being targeted on Friday, March 30th in an extremely critical concentration of rallies orchestrated by the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA). Set for the local constituency offices of many Liberal Members, these events represent…

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REALITY

  610 CKTB NEWS REPORT Budget 2012 – Small lifeline thrown to Ontario’s horse racing industry 610 CKTB News 3/27/2012 Ontario’s horse racing industry could reap the benefits of a new advisory council. The budget tabled by the provincial government…

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Ontarians Approve of Slots at the Racetracks

Sue Leslie, president of the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) is calling on Premier McGuinty to heed Ontarian’s advice when it comes to the government’s plans for gaming in Ontario.   According to a recent poll conducted by Forum…

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The Majority of Ontarians Approve of Slots at Racetracks Program

Fully three quarters of Ontarians say they approve of the ‘Slots at the Racetrack” program (74%), and two thirds approve of the specific terms of the deal OLG has with Ontario’s horse racing tracks (61%) according to a new survey…

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