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Trump reduces protection for migratory birds

by Jeff Helsdon | December 7, 2018

The Trump administration's cuts to prosecution under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) are raising concerns north of the border...

Environmental Commissioner


Independent environmental watchdog to be eliminated

by Steve Galea | December 4, 2018

The responsibilities of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will be transferred to the Auditor General of Ontario and the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks, if Bill 57 is passed as written...

December 2018

Solunar Calendar

December 2018 Solunar Calendar

by Emily Convery | November 27, 2018

The solunar calendar for December 2018 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month...


Free Range

The cutover

by Gord Ellis | November 26, 2018

Recently, as I tromped through a large cutover area northwest of Thunder Bay, I had a revelation...So many of my hunting memories are tied with cuts there's likely enough stuff for a book...

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Big Game

Moose draw system coming under review

by Lezlie Goodwin | November 23, 2018

The Ontario government has announced its intention to improve the moose draw process...

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Firearms marking deferred again

by Jeff Helsdon | November 21, 2018

Canada’s firearms marking program has once again been delayed, giving the firearms industry another reprieve. First introduced in 2004, the program would require all new firearms imported...



Cormorant hunt in the works

by Steve Galea | November 20, 2018

An Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) Registry Proposal Notice released on Nov. 19 is asking for input regarding a proposed hunting season for double-crested cormorants starting in 2019...