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Ontario Family Fishing Weekend returns

by Meghan Sutherland | February 12, 2020

Families are encouraged to wet their lines this weekend with the return of Ontario Family Fishing Weekend from Feb. 15 to 17.

Ohio announces plan to combat Lake Erie algae

by Editorial Staff | February 5, 2020

Ohio will offer its farmers financial incentives to adopt new agriculture practices and create a network of wetlands to filter field runoff as part of plans to combat toxic algae in Lake Erie, according to media reports.

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E-2341 now most signed E-petition

by Jeff Helsdon | February 3, 2020

The E-petition on the government’s ban on “military-style assault rifles” is now the most-signed electronic petition in Canadian history.

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Snowmobile fatalities focus of 10-year study

by Editorial Staff | January 24, 2020

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has released a ten-year report on snowmobile fatalities, ranging from 2009-2019.

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Boats destroyed in Hamilton-area barn fire

by Editorial Staff | January 21, 2020

Between 44 and 55 boats were destroyed in a Hamilton barn fire on Sunday, Jan. 19, according to local media.

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Province proposes full return of spring bear hunt

by Jason Bain | January 17, 2020

The spring bear hunt will continue as a regular annual hunting season, subject to annual review, as part of a proposal announced Friday, Jan. 17 by Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) Minister John Yakabuski.

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Firearms petition gaining steam

by Jeff Helsdon | January 15, 2020

A petition against the democratic process being used to define which “assault rifles” will be banned in the Liberals upcoming gun control agenda is nearing 84,000 signatures at press time.

Meghan Patrick at home in the woods

by Jeff Helsdon | January 10, 2020

Canadian country singer and songwriter Meghan Patrick doesn’t hide her love for hunting, even though she’s faced backlash on social media for it. In an exclusive interview with Ontario OUT of DOORS, the Bowmanville native opened up about her love of the outdoors, how she became a hunter, and its impact on her career.

Federal gun mandate revealed

by Jeff Helsdon | January 6, 2020

The federal Liberal government is moving ahead with its campaign promises for a buyback of “assault rifles,” which further allows municipalities to ban handguns.