McGuinty, Duncan Must Testify

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled that former Premier Dalton McGuinty and former Minister of Finance Dwight Duncan, among others, will be forced to answer questions on the record in regard to the controversial decision to cancel the Slots at Racetracks Program. The decision was released late last week (Friday, August 4). It […] Read more »

Pettapiece Asks Wynne Why The Standardbred Breeders Were The Only Group Excluded From Government Support Programs

  In an open letter issued Tuesday to Premier Kathleen Wynne, MPP Randy Pettapiece urged the province’s Premier to explain why it appears that Standardbred breeders are the only group excluded by the announced government support programs. (Standardbred Canada) Queen’s Park Toronto, Ontario April 29, 2014 The Hon. Kathleen Wynne, MPP Premier Room 281, Main […] Read more »

Auditor General Report Confirms Harm Caused To Standardbred Breeders By Abrupt And Unfair Cancellation Of Slots-At-Racetrack Program Revenue Sharing Partnership

Ontario, April 29, 2014 – A group of  standardbred breeders from across the province who have sued Ontario and OLG welcomed the special report of the Auditor General released yesterday afternoon. “The Auditor General’s report confirms everything we have said in our claims against Ontario and OLG,” said Walter Parkinson of Seelster Farms, a standardbred breeding operation based […] Read more »

Standardbred Breeders In Ontario Issue Notice Of Action Against OLG

  Standardbred Breeders from across the province  issued a Notice of Action yesterday against the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation for  damages arising out of the manner in which the Slots at Racetracks Program was cancelled. A copy of the Notice of Action is posted here.  Standardbred Breeders  have tried for two years to get some form […] Read more »

Standardbred Canada Streamlines Nurse Mare Program Process On Its Website

Standardbred Canada’s Nurse Mare Program is designed to assist in matching orphaned or rejected foals with nurse mares, and now the process is even easier. Breeders who have a nurse mare (a mare who has just lost a foal) that could be matched with an orphan foal, or a foal that requires a nurse mare, […] Read more »