On Tuesday, the Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced a major development plan for its 684-acre site, which officials stated would be developed in the years to come into “a city within a city” and “seek to be a future urban heart of northwest Toronto.”
In a column published in the Toronto Sun, Richard Mauntah writes that the project, which will see restaurants, hotels, office buildings, schools, and more built on the property, Mauntah says that Woodbine “remembered first and foremost that it was a racetrack.”
“While people will enjoy the shiny new restaurants, shops, offices, hotels, gaming center, and other tidbits” Mauntah writes, “the track is emphasizing that sustainability of horse racing be at the core, as it should be.”
Read more in the Toronto Sun
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