Today NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will push the government to protect horseracing in Ontario by tabling the following Opposition Day motion to reinstate the Slots-at-Racetracks program.
The motion will be debated and voted on in the Legislature later today:
“… The Legislative Assembly calls on the Government to re-instate and maintain the SARP program unless and until a new revenue sharing program is developed in consultation with affected communities, industry and stakeholders; and
That all existing and future racetrack audits be published to ensure that funds are dispersed to the horse racing industry in a fair and transparent process. Addressed to the Premier of Ontario.”
Wed. Nov. 20, 2013 – Andrea Horwath Opposition Day Motion
(All times approximate)
3:45 p.m. – Debate in legislature to begin
5:45 p.m. – Legislature to vote on motion.