MNR Press Releases

Province Consults on Annual Spring Bear Hunt
Province Consults on Annual Spring Bear Hunt

Province Consults on Annual Spring Bear Hunt

The Ontario government is taking steps to ensure a healthy and sustainable black bear population while supporting small businesses and jobs in northern and central Ontario. Today, John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, announced the start of government’s…

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…

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…

Anglers Encouraged to Plan Ahead Before Removing Their Ice Huts
Anglers Encouraged to Plan Ahead Before Removing Their Ice Huts

Anglers Encouraged to Plan Ahead Before Removing Their Ice Huts

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is reminding anglers that many lakes across the province have significant slush conditions.  You need to plan ahead in order to remove your ice hut on time. Ice huts must be removed from certain Fisheries…