Cal Bricker Takes Leave from Ontario Lottery and Gaming

Cal Bricker, OLG Senior Vice President of Horse Racing, has taken a leave of absence to serve as interim President and CEO of the Ontario Cannabis Store.

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Cal Bricker has taken a leave of absence as Senior Vice President of Racing.

By: Canadian Thoroughbred |

Ontario Lottery and Gaming has announced that Cal Bricker, the Senior Vice President of Horse Racing since 2015, has taken a leave of absence to serve as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) which oversees the province’s online cannabis retail portal and supplies retail stores.

The previous CEO of OCS, Patrick Ford, announced his retirement and Bricker will serve as interim-CEO until a full time replacement can be found.

Effective September 06, OLG’s Horse Racing Division is now reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Executive Vice President Operations of OLG, Lori Sullivan.

To assist the COO, Tina MacMillan becomes Acting Vice President of Horse Racing Operations. Tina was Senior Director, Governance & Relationship Management for Horse Racing, joining the OLG’s Horse Racing Division when it was created in 2015.