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MNRF steps up CWD monitoring

by Steve Galea | October 5, 2018

Ontario’s MNRF has responded quickly to a Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) outbreak in nearby Quebec. The discovery was made on a red deer farm that’s within 15 kilometres of the provincial border.


UPDATE: CWD found in Quebec, sections closed

by Steve Galea | September 24, 2018

Quebec’s Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks (MFFP) has prohibited hunting, trapping, and fishing over a limited section of hunting zones 9 West and 10 East until Nov. 18, 2018...

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MNRF moose-draw result error causes confusion

by Steve Galea | September 14, 2018

Incorrect information placed on the MNRF automated-telephone service on Aug.1st from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 12 p.m. provided callers with incorrect moose-draw results.


RCMP might be in contempt of Parliament over Bill C-71

by Editorial Staff | September 5, 2018

Displaying information on its website that gave the public and gun storeowners the impression Bill C-71 was already in force has landed the RCMP in trouble...


New tick apps available

by Jeff Helsdon | August 29, 2018

The battle against ticks is headed to cyberspace. Two new apps allow users to see where ticks have been reported, to report ticks, and to learn about...

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Wildlife collisions revisited

by Barney Moorhouse | August 22, 2018

A recent University of Waterloo study published in The Journal of Environmental Planning and Management suggests many wildlife-vehicular accidents are preventable if roads are built with...

Bass Pro Cabela's Combine

Combined Bass Pro & Cabela's store underway

by Emily Convery | August 10, 2018

Bass Pro recently unveiled plans to combine Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, and TRACKER Boats into one retail location in Arkansas. Renovations are underway to update the current 100,000...

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Asian carp prevention gets tech savvy

by Jeff Helsdon | July 30, 2018

The ACRCC is casting a wide net when it comes to methods it will use to prevent Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes.

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Black bear gallbladder-trafficking ring busted

by Amey Humphries | July 27, 2018

A three-year investigation has ended with the dismantling of a black bear gallbladder-trafficking operation in Quebec, according to...