considering that last year I have been pressing Ontario for answers about if or when they will exercise their section 83 Criminal Code powers to legalize amateur MMA and other non-Olympic Camiseta Leeds United combat sports.

Ontario has finally supplied a substantive reply and the province advises that they plan on legalizing amateur MMA along with  many other combat sports. specifically Steve Harlow of Ontario’s Ministry of Tourism, culture and sport has Camiseta Selección de fútbol de Gales encouraged that:

For the purposes of section 83 of the Criminal Code, the Ministry of Tourism, culture and Camiseta Paris Saint-Germain sport proposes that the following amateur combative sports be designated:



– boxing
– jiu jitsu
– judo
– karate
– kickboxing
– mixed martial arts
– taekwondo
– wrestling
– wushu

You can find a copy of Harlow’s full letter here which seeks feedback from all interested in the combat sports community:

Ontario Amateur combat sports proposed Action

The Ministry is seeking stakeholder feedback until December 8 and the formal guidelines are expected shortly thereafter.


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