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Moose draw system coming under review

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

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Cormorant hunt in the works

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…

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Plan ahead for Nov. – Dec. licence interruptions

Hunters and anglers who need hunting or fishing licences or licences requiring game seals should be aware of two planned service interruptions to the system that take place starting…

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Premier names new Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry

Premier Doug Ford has announced a new Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry as part of a cabinet shuffle. Replacing Jeff Yurek at the helm of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is John Yakabuski…

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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…