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Rickford named new MNRF minister

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.

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Province hiring 25 Conservation Officers

The MNRF announced the hiring of 25 new COs on May 3, fulfilling an election promise made by Premier Doug Ford.

Fewer wildfires in Ontario
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No immediate outdoor fire ban in 2021

Ontario won’t immediately ban outdoor fires in much of the province this year like it did for more than a month last year, but that degree of regulation is still possible.

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How the spring bear hunt was lost and won

More than 21 years have passed since the cancellation of Ontario’s spring bear hunt. Here’s how the spring bear hunt was lost and won.

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Forest fire fighting budget increased

The province has increased base funding for emergency forest fire fighting by $30.2 million and is ensuring safety measures are in place to protect fire rangers during the pandemic.

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Province announces plans to thwart CWD

The province is ramping up efforts to thwart chronic wasting disease (CWD), a progressive, fatal brain disease that affects deer, elk, moose, and caribou, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Minister John Yakabuski announced on Wednesday, Dec. 18.

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Free fishing for veterans and armed forces

The Government of Ontario is planning to amend provincial fishing regulations so veterans and active Canadian Armed Forces members can enjoy free…