Posts Tagged ‘MNRF’

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MNRF moose-draw result error causes confusion

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.

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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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Bear encounters end badly

Two separate bear attacks within the same week in late April by a female bear with three cubs prompted the MNRF to issue warnings about potential encounters

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Lake Erie Angler Diary program done

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is cancelling the Lake Erie Angler Diary program at the end of 2018 after 35 years

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New Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry

Ontario has a new minister at the helm of the MNRF. Nathalie Des Rosiers, a rookie Member of Provincial Parliament, first elected in 2016 to represent Ottawa-Vanier, will replace former Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Kathryn McGarry…

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MNRF takes action on controversial caribou relocation

The MNRF put its plan to relocate the depleting herd of caribou on Michipicoten Island into action over the weekend. A total of seven caribou were moved from Michipicoten Island…

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UPDATE – Sweeping changes proposed to hunting and fishing licensing proceeding

Sweeping changes proposed by the MNRF to the province’s hunting and fishing licensing regulations in support of a new licensing system will be proceeding.

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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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Privacy laws used in attempt to poach fishing spot

Fishing pro and travel writer Mike Borger’s fishing spot was at risk of being poached due to an FOI request that sparked issues involving individual privacy.