New legislation protects farms and food safety

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New legislation protects farms and food safety Posted on 17 June 2020 in News June 17, 2020 — Ontario farm families depend on the safety and security of their farms to raise livestock, and grow and produce food to maintain a strong, reliable food supply. That’s why Ontario’s farm and commodity groups applaud the Ontario government for Bill 156,…

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Vernon: Management, horsemen come to terms on two year contract extension

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The Harness Horse Association of Central New York (HHACNY), the Gaming Commission-recognized representative horsemen’s association at Vernon Downs Racetrack, is pleased to announce that it has secured a two year extension of its horsemen’s agreement with Vernon Downs’ Management and agreed to a waiver of the 10-percent cap on the two important 2020 Vernon stakes in…

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Return to Racing: Additional Temporary Amendments to the Rules of Racing

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Industry Notice – Return to Racing: Additional Temporary Amendments to the Rules of Racing On May 20, 2020, the Registrar announced a number of Temporary Rule Amendments to address pre-racing activities associated with the return to racing. These amendments were based on the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s (AGCO) active review of Ontario’s horse racing rules…

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Addendum to CPMA Return to Racing Memo (May 19, 2020)

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Addendum to CPMA Return to Racing Memo (May 19, 2020) The wearing of masks and gloves at all times while in the retention area is mandatory We are removing the requirement for horsepeople to wear gloves in the retention area as our crews have reported concerns with wet gloves and slippage. Cloth and surgical-style face…

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Update on Purse Funding Re-Allocation – May 27, 2020

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Update on Purse Funding Re-Allocation – May 27, 2020 We understand that these are difficult times and have done our best to ensure funding for this program was distributed as quickly as possible while still meeting the requirements of the application process. We are happy to announce that the remainder of the April cheques have…

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