Pointing a Firearm and Interfering with a Hunt gets Kapuskasing Woman a 10-year Hunting Suspension
Pointing a Firearm and Interfering with a Hunt gets Kapuskasing Woman a 10-year Hunting Suspension

Pointing a Firearm and Interfering with a Hunt gets Kapuskasing Woman a 10-year Hunting Suspension

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry wants to remind everyone to handle firearms safely, and that Crown land is for the use and enjoyment of all Ontarians. On October 8, 2018, during the open hunting season for moose, two…

Allowing Deer Meat to Spoil Costs Hunter $5,300 and Licence Suspension
Allowing Deer Meat to Spoil Costs Hunter $5,300 and Licence Suspension

Allowing Deer Meat to Spoil Costs Hunter $5,300 and Licence Suspension

Conservation officers with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry want to remind hunters that allowing game meat to spoil after an animal has been hunted is illegal and can result in significant fines and hunting licence suspensions. A Dryden…

Woman, 62, dies on northwestern Ontario island after evident bear attack, police say
Woman, 62, dies on northwestern Ontario island after evident bear attack, police say

Woman, 62, dies on northwestern Ontario island after evident bear attack, police say

A 62-year-old woman is dead after what Ontario Provincial Police say is an evident black bear attack on an island in a northwestern Ontario lake. Officers, along with local firefighters and paramedics, were called to Red Pine Island on Rainy…

‘Nothing else to cut’: Conservation authority axes environmental program for kids
‘Nothing else to cut’: Conservation authority axes environmental program for kids

‘Nothing else to cut’: Conservation authority axes environmental program for kids

Conservation authorities in Ontario told to shutter programs in wake of provincial funding cuts The Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority (SSMRCA) says it has already axed its only program that falls outside of its ‘core mandate’ as outlined by…

Trespassing to Shoot a Turkey Costs Hunters $7,000 and Licence Suspension
Trespassing to Shoot a Turkey Costs Hunters $7,000 and Licence Suspension

Trespassing to Shoot a Turkey Costs Hunters $7,000 and Licence Suspension

Conservation officers with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry want to remind people to hunt safely. Trespassing to hunt and shooting from a vehicle can result in significant fines and hunting licence suspensions. Three men have been fined a…

Ontario Proposes a New and Improved Moose Management Program
Ontario Proposes a New and Improved Moose Management Program

Ontario Proposes a New and Improved Moose Management Program

Proposed changes will help address hunters’ concerns The Ontario government is taking action to address concerns from hunters on how the province manages its moose population to ensure sustainability and hunting opportunities for future generations. Today, John Yakabuski, Minister of…