She blasted Premier Kathleen Wynne on Thursday for applauding a horse racing deals in southern Ontario, while the racing industry in the North is floundering.
“The contract with Sudbury Downs has been cancelled, 100 jobs have been lost, along with terrible blows to the agriculture industry. Will the Premier give Northern Ontario the same deal it gives southern Ontario and make sure that the RFP for casino operators in Sudbury includes horse racing?”
Gélinas said while the province moved fast to cancel the Slots-at-Racetracks Program, and tracks like Sudbury Downs suffered immediate losses, there is still no sign of an RFP the government said would be issued in 2012.
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