Month: March 2015

Information Session – OMAFRA’s “Draft Revised Minimum Distance Separation Formulae 2015

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has posted on the Environmental Bill of Rights Registry and its website Draft Revised Minimum Distance Separation Formulae 2015 for public review and input.  Many of you will have previously attended one of the technical experts meetings or the stakeholder’s workshop and through those meetings provided […]

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Outstanding Equestrians and Supporters Recognized at Equine Canada Annual Awards Gala

Equine Canada (EC) honoured some of Canada’s best and brightest equestrians and supporters at the prestigious EC Annual Awards Gala at the Crowne Plaza Gatineau-Ottawa in Gatineau, Que. on Friday, March 27. Held in conjunction with the EC Annual Convention, March 25-29, the national awards gala celebrates outstanding achievements within the equestrian community. The following award recipients […]

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Ontario equestrians honoured at national awards gala

The Ontario Equestrian Federation would like to congratulate the outstanding individuals recognized at Equine Canada’s prestigious Awards Gala, which took place on Friday, March 27, in Gatineau, QC. Recipients from Ontario included: National Awards Volunteer of the Year – Dr. Mary Bell of Puslinch, ON. Lifetime Achievement Award – Mary Anne Laframboise of Ottawa, ON. […]

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Official Results of Vote on Equine Canada’s Proposed By-Laws

The in-person vote of Equine Canada’s proposed Articles of Continuance and amended By-Laws under the new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (CNCA) was held at the EC Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 27 during the EC Annual Convention, being held March 24-30, in Gatineau, Que. EC members in good standing were invited to cast their […]

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Government of Canada and Equine Canada to Develop National Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard

Equine Canada is working with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and other partner organizations to develop a farm-level biosecurity standard that will help protect Canada’s equine industry from animal diseases. A national Equine Biosecurity Advisory Committee has been established to develop this voluntary standard that will provide a common […]

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2015 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Ballot Announced

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2015 ballot. A total of 30 horses and people comprised of 15 Standardbred racing candidates and 15 Thoroughbred racing candidates have been selected to appear on this year’s ballot. A 20-person Election Committee for each breed will determine the winners in their respective […]

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