OLG President & CEO Rod Phillips In The Media

OLG wants to ensure that communities have the information they need about modernization to encourage dialogue and make informed decisions, based on facts. During the week of January 21, 2013, President and CEO Rod Phillips was invited to be a guest on two live radio talk shows and one live television talk show, to discuss Modernization and to take questions from Ontarians about key issues. CBC’s Ontario Today, hosted by Kathleen Petty, welcomed Rod to the show on January 23, 2013 at 12:15 p.m. The discussion focused on the impact of Modernization on communities across Ontario, what new gaming facilities would mean for them and the programs that OLG creates to ensure safe and entertaining gaming facilities. Callers were able to express their views and ask questions about these issues. Listen to the full interview. You will be redirected to CBC.ca. Read the full transcript. Also on January 23, radio host John Tory invited Rod Phillips to his Toronto studio to be a guest on his live CFRB1010 talk show. The discussion focused on the potential GTA-area gaming entertainment centre, a recent public opinion poll, OLG’s programs to prevent problem gambling and modernizing the lottery system. Callers were also able to call in to this show, to express their views and ask questions about these issues. Read the full transcript. [caption id="attachment_1988" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Rod Phillips and John Tory image John Tory and Rod Phillips[/caption] On January 25, 2013, Rod Phillips was a guest on the Stephen LeDrew show on Toronto’s CP24. This is his second appearance on LeDrew Live – he first appeared on the show with OLG Chair, Paul Godfrey to announce Modernization in March 2012. This second conversation focused on the progress that has been made in the past year and touched on the current conversations around a Toronto gaming entertainment centre. Read the full transcript. [caption id="attachment_1989" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Rod Phillips and Stephen LeDrew Interview image Rod Phillips and Stephen LeDrew Interview[/caption]