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No changes to fishing: Premier

by Editorial Staff | April 17, 2020

Spring fishing will go ahead unchanged, the province clarified this week, but anglers are reminded to follow provincial health guidelines.

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Derby cancelled over COVID-19

by Meghan Sutherland | April 17, 2020

The 2020 Great Ontario Salmon Derby (GOSD) has been cancelled this year, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and the call to practice social distancing.

Boaters make their way east along the Trent Severn Waterway just west of Canal Lake.

Waterway opening delayed
 by COVID-19

by Editorial Staff | April 16, 2020

The opening of the Trent-Severn Waterway was delayed until at least May 31 as Parks Canada extended a pandemic-related service suspension on Wednesday, April 15.

New hunting regs available

by Editorial Staff | April 15, 2020

The Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 online document provides information about hunting licences, fees, up-to-date regulations, and seasons for each game species.

Crown land camping banned

by Jason Bain | April 11, 2020

The province prohibited recreational camping on Crown land as it further extended emergency orders to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Bears emerge hungry

by Editorial Staff | April 9, 2020

Spring black bears are emerging from their dens hungry; avoid encouraging them from visiting your area by following these parameters.

Ministries temporarily exempt from 30-day consultation requirement

by Editorial Staff | April 9, 2020

The province has temporarily exempted ministries from the minimum 30-day consultation requirement to post proposals for acts, regulations, policies, and instruments to the ERO.

Are fishing and hunting seasons closed?

by Editorial Staff | April 8, 2020

Outdoor enthusiasts have good reason to wonder if the COVID-19 crisis is going to impact fishing and hunting seasons in Ontario.

Outdoor fires banned

by Editorial Staff | April 3, 2020

Outdoor fires have been banned in much of the province to prevent human-caused fires and aid emergency responders during the COVID-19 outbreak.