Posts Tagged ‘Pandemic’

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Ammo supply still spotty

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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Tourism recovery funding offered

The province is investing $100 million through a new program to help tourism operators recover from the impacts of the pandemic.

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Orillia restricting boat launch and parking for non-residents

Orillia has once again implemented restrictions around water access and parking. As of June 4, the COVID-19 Waterfront Parking and Boat Launch Program requires visitors to pay as much as $100 per day to launch and park at the city’s public boat launches and waterfront parks.

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Free day-use permits Monday to Thursday at Ontario Parks

Ontario is offering free day-use permits at 115 provincial parks from Monday to Thursday until Sept. 2, the province announced on Friday, May 28.

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Province invests in tourism training

Some 300 people will get free training to work in the ailing northern Ontario tourism industry this summer thanks to a $1.25 million investment by the province.

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Waterway to open Friday

The Trent-Severn Waterway will open for navigation on Friday, May 28 at 9 a.m. with pandemic-related health and safety conditions in place.

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Waterway opening delayed by pandemic

The opening of the Trent-Severn Waterway has been delayed until at least June 2 as a result of the pandemic, Parks Canada announced on Tuesday, May 19.

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Pandemic fuels interest in hunting and fishing

More Americans have turned to hunting and fishing during the pandemic, but the jury is still out on that trend in Ontario.

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Fishing tackle and boat stock still low

High demand and low supply of fishing tackle and boats caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to continue this year.