Hurdles for Ontario Horse Racing

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

In the last five years, the struggling Ontario horse-racing industry has received $500 million from Queen's Park so that it could stay afloat. However, the industry also employs thousands of Ontarians. What are the challenges facing the world's oldest spectator sport, what value does it provides to rural communities, and why is its relationship with the provincial government so fraught?
Episode:
New Animal Protections; Horse Racing in Ontario
Related tags:
Politics
Aired:
Jan 23, 2020
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