The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) is a special operating agency within Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada that regulates and supervises pari-mutuel betting in Canada on horse races, to ensure that pari-mutuel betting is conducted in a way that is fair to the public.
For information on how the CPMA protects the betting public, click on the following links:
- Enforcement of pari-mutuel betting regulations
- Testing of horses to deter the use of prohibited substances through the Equine Drug Control Program
The CPMA is a federal agency that is separate from the LGCA. For more detailed information about pari-mutuel betting regulation, contact the CPMA directly at:
Telephone: 613-759-6100 or 1-800-268-8835