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Changes to Endangered Species Act coming?

The province is undertaking a review of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), according to a news release issued on Jan. 18 by the…

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Endangered Species Act held to account

Due to a recent court ruling, recovery strategies for endangered and threatened species will no longer be delayed. Under the Endangered Species Act…

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UPDATE – MNRF in possession of cougar carcass found near Thunder Bay

UPDATE – DNA testing of the Thunder Bay-area cougar carcass, completed by the US Forest Service, has determined, with 95% certainty, that the cougar’s genetics were most closely related to individuals from the region of…

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New rules threaten protection of endangered species in Ontario: watchdog

Video courtesy of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Ontario’s environmental watchdog says new rules brought in this year by the Ontario government threaten the protection of endangered species. The regulations weaken the law that’s supposed to protect threatened plants and animals, as well as their habitats, Environment Commissioner Gord Miller said after releasing his latest […]