Rickford named new MNRF minister

by Editorial Staff | June 18, 2021

Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford is the new natural resources minister as part of a cabinet shuffle announced on Friday, June 18 by Premier Doug Ford.

Licence-free fishing for Father’s Day

by Editorial Staff | June 16, 2021

The third of Ontario’s four annual licence-free fishing opportunities returns this Father’s Day weekend.

Invasive species costly, study finds

by Jeff Helsdon | June 8, 2021

A multi-national study found the global cost of invasive species between 1970 and 2017 was $1.288 trillion US.

Ontario-based online hunter safety course coming

by Editorial Staff | June 7, 2021

New hunters will have an Ontario-based Hunter Safety Course (HSC) option by late summer.

Canpar stops shipping firearms and ammo

by Steve Galea | June 4, 2021

An unexpected announcement by Canpar Express that it would no longer ship firearms, ammunition or gun parts as of noon on May 27 caught its firearms industry customers by surprise and has disrupted some deliveries.

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Free day-use permits Monday to Thursday at Ontario Parks

by Editorial Staff | June 3, 2021

Ontario is offering free day-use permits at 115 provincial parks from Monday to Thursday until Sept. 2, the province announced on Friday, May 28.

Seasonal Lyme disease shot trials underway

by Steve Galea | June 2, 2021

Clinical trials for a seasonal preventative shot for Lyme disease began in mid-February in the US by the University of Massachusetts (UMASS).

New Great Lakes deal marks 50th anniversary

by Editorial Staff | June 2, 2021

Canada and Ontario recently marked the 50th anniversary of the Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health by signing a new deal, the ninth between the governments.

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Remington ammunition production on track

by Editorial Staff | June 1, 2021

Remington Ammunition will be filling shelves soon according to a social media campaign that hit the internet in early April.