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MNRF partners with Michipicoten First Nation in second caribou relocation

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has teamed up with the Michipicoten First Nation to try and save more caribou on Lake Superior. On Feb. 15 and 16 a crew made up of…

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Peregrine falcon no longer at extinction risk across most of Canada

The federal Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) is marking four decades of wildlife protection with some good news: the peregrine falcon is no longer at Risk of Extinction throughout most of Canada.

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Changes proposed to Fisheries Act

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and the Canadian Coast Guard are proposing a series of amendments to the Fisheries Act under the new Bill C-68.

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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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Caribou to be relocated by helicopter

Caribou are already a species at risk in the province and the numbers on Michipicoten island have declined to a worrisome level due to predation from wolves…

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No Trespassing Bylaw closes causeway to anglers

A decision made by Peterborough County Council will have ramifications for anglers in the area. In a County Council meeting on Dec. 6 the council approved a No-Trespassing Bylaw for the James A. Gifford causeway…

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30 Dead ducks found on Woodbine Beach

On the morning of November 5, 30 dead ducks and one dead heron were found on Woodbine Beach. Toronto Animal Services have since removed them…

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Navionics acquired by Garmin

Garmin has announced their acquisition of Navionics, a provider of marine electronic navigation charts and mobile applications.

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Thornbury dam failure causes fish kill

A power outage on September 29 that affected the Town of Blue Mountain for seven to eight hours was also responsible for a major failure at the Thornbury dam on the Beaver River. It caused a malfunction, which…