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SANDRA VIOLET MITCHELL

MITCHELL, Sandra Violet – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sandra Violet Mitchell. Read obituary here 

AGCO – Stakeholder Working Groups

Please see the following attachment for the call for membership memo for these working groups:

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Notice of Annual Business Meeting of Members – March 26th 2017

Notice is given that the Annual Business Meeting of the Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario Inc. (the “Corporation”) will be held at Ajax Downs, 50 Alexander’s Crossing, Ajax ON, L1Z 2E6 on Sunday March 26th 2017, Eastern Time in the Lower Level Meeting Room, at the hour of 1:00 PM.

Please be advised this is a closed meeting for current 2017 QROOI Members only.

Memberships can be renewed or purchased one hour prior to the meeting start, outside the Lower Level Meeting Room. You can also purchase your membership through the QROOI Head Office at any time during regular business hours. Membership forms are available through the association’s website at www.qrooi.com on the home page under the Racing Info tab.  If you would like a membership form mailed to you please contact the QROOI Head Office at (905) 426-7050.

For your convenience payment for memberships can be made at the Head Office by debit, credit card, cheque or cash. You can contact the office by telephone at (905) 426-7050 or by email at qrooiheadoffice@gmail.com. Payment may also be made at the meeting by credit card, cheque or cash.

Please see the following agenda for discussion items. Agenda items proposed by QROOI Members must be presented to the organization no later Friday March 10th, 2017 at 5:00 PM.

We look forward to seeing all QROOI Members at this meeting.

 

Information Bulletin No. 29 – AGCO-Stakeholder Working Groups – Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario

Further to the February 16, 2017 release of the ‘Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario’ Findings Report, the AGCO will be establishing three Working Groups to review and make recommendations for future policy reform.
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Two cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHV-1) in the Durham Region

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of two confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1).The horses from Durham Region were referred to the Ontario Veterinary College with neurological signs and are receiving treatment. Three other horses on the farm have tested positive for the mutated (neuropathogenic) strain of EHV-1 on nasal swabs but are not demonstrating neurological signs at this time. The farm owner has voluntarily placed the premises under a self-imposed quarantine to reduce the risk of viral spread. Read more click here