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COVID-19 antibodies found in wild US deer

by Steve Galea | October 22, 2021

A USDA study has determined that some free-ranging deer in some states have been exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19.

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Great Lakes protection projects get funding

by Editorial Staff | October 21, 2021

Farming and landowning efforts to protect the Great Lakes and their watersheds are getting a funding boost from the province.

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Research shows fish can be hooked on drugs

by Geoff Coleman | October 18, 2021

According to research, brown trout can become addicted to low levels of methamphetamine occurring in their surroundings.

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Fighting climate change focus of new OPG podcast

by Editorial Staff | October 15, 2021

New podcast series by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) highlights stories of those combating climate change by reducing carbon emissions.

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OFAH report examines hunting firearms

by Editorial Staff | October 14, 2021

What firearms are reasonable for hunting is the focus of a report released today by the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH).

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Treatment plant opposition files for probe

by Steve Galea | October 13, 2021

The Coalition of the West Credit River filed an Environmental Bill of Rights application for investigation of the town of Erin.

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Ammo supply still spotty

by Jeff Helsdon | October 12, 2021

This hunting season, ammunition availability should improve but could still be limited due to consumer demand and the impact of COVID-19.

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Lake trout genome mapped

by Jeff Helsdon | October 8, 2021

An advance in genetics will help scientists to better understand — and rehabilitate —Great Lakes lake trout.

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Appraising a Browning .338 BAR

by Ken Doherty | October 6, 2021

The following is an appraisal of a Browning Auto Rifle from Classic Gear columnist, appraiser, and consultant Ken Doherty.