Dennis Mills served as a Member of Parliament in Canada’s federal parliament from 1988 to 2004. While a Member of Parliament, Mr. Mills was Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry from 1993 to 1996, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs from 1993 to 1995, and the Chair of the Committee studying the Industry of Sport in Canada. Mr. Mills was the Senior Policy Advisor to the Cabinet Committee on Communications (1980-1984), Advisor to the Minister of Energy (1980-1981), Senior Advisor to the Minister of Multiculturalism (1980), and Senior Communications Advisor to the Prime Minister of Canada, The Right Honorable Pierre Elliott Trudeau (1980-1984).
Following his 16 years as an MP, Mr. Mills served as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MI Developments Inc., which is one of the largest shareholders and operators of thoroughbred racetracks in the United States. Mills retired from MI Developments in 2011.
Mills is the founder and president and CEO of Racing Future Inc, a portal for the global community dedicated to re-building and growing the sport of horse racing.
From February 2012 until November 2016, Mr. Mills was on the board of directors of Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. He is a Director at CGX Energy Inc (April 2013 – Present) and is also a Director of Hut 8 Mining Corp.
In recent years, Mr. Mills has also been involved in a number of projects, advocacy efforts, and events.