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COVID-19 impacting outdoors community

by Editorial Staff | May 25, 2020

The global outbreak of novel coronavirus COVID-19 is having a tremendous impact on life around the world. Check back here regularly to learn about how the pandemic is impacting the outdoors community in Ontario.

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Wild Turkey

More tips for turkey hunting

by Al Davy | May 25, 2020

With expanding turkey-hunting opportunities, a growing population of birds, and the recent opening of new seasons and WMUs... Here's more tips for turkey...

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Solunar Calendar

June 2020 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | May 25, 2020

The solunar calendar for June 2020 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

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More waterfowl changes

by Jeff Helsdon | May 22, 2020

More waterfowl changes to regulations will further hunting opportunities in Ontario, if approved. Final regulations to be released in July.

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Firearms e-petition sets record

by Editorial Staff | May 22, 2020

The national e-petition against banning semi-automatic centrefire “assault rifles” drew the most support from Ontario with 56,701 signatures.

Ask an Expert on fish handling


Ask an expert: Can fish transmit COVID-19?

by Editorial Staff | May 21, 2020

An expert answers the question, "Can fish transmit the virus that causes COVID-19 and should they be handled any differently?"

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Big Game

How the spring bear hunt was lost and won

by Steve Galea | May 20, 2020

More than 21 years have passed since the cancellation of Ontario’s spring bear hunt. Here's how the spring bear hunt was lost and won.

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Outdoor picnic sites reopen

by Editorial Staff | May 19, 2020

Outdoor picnic sites, benches, and shelters in parks and recreational areas can now reopen, the province announced on Tuesday, May 19.