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COVID-19 impacting outdoors community

by Editorial Staff | January 15, 2021

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.

New boating regulations mulled

by Jeff Helsdon | January 14, 2021

Transport Canada is considering new boating regulations, including requiring wind-powered vessels to be licensed.

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Ice angler perishes in Bay of Quinte

by Steve Galea | January 11, 2021

A 23-year-old ice angler from Belleville is dead after breaking through the ice on the Bay of Quinte on Saturday, Jan. 9.

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Bass tournament nightmare leads to hefty fines

by Steve Galea | January 8, 2021

Bass tournament held on July 13-14 in Gananoque resulted in heavy fines and a recreational fishing licence suspension for the organizer.

Firearms buyback program moves ahead

by Steve Galea | January 5, 2021

IBM Canada Limited was one of 15 companies invited to submit proposals for the $1.2 million contract, which was awarded on Dec. 29.

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Asian carp update

by Jeff Helsdon | January 4, 2021

Efforts to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes took another small step forward in the last days of 2020.

Feedback sought on Lake Simcoe Protection Plan

by Editorial Staff | December 23, 2020

The province wants your input before it decides whether or not to update the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan.

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Top 10 stories of 2020

by Editorial Staff | December 23, 2020

Check out Ontario OUT of DOORS’ 10 most popular online news stories from the year 2020, as selected by you.

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Feds to move ahead with anti-gun agenda

by Jeff Helsdon | December 21, 2020

The federal Liberal government is moving ahead to ban modern sporting rifles while allowing municipalities to restrict handgun possession.