$9,000 in Fines and Hunting Suspension for Illegal Moose Hunt and Attempted Coverup

$9,000 in Fines and Hunting Suspension for Illegal Moose Hunt and Attempted Coverup
$9,000 in Fines and Hunting Suspension for Illegal Moose Hunt and Attempted Coverup

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) wants to remind hunters that all cases of misidentification of moose which lead to a moose being hunted without a licence should be reported to a conservation officer immediately. René Lemieux of…

Ontario Taking Action Against Invasive Species, Including Wild Pigs

Ontario Taking Action Against Invasive Species, Including Wild Pigs
Ontario Taking Action Against Invasive Species, Including Wild Pigs

Province seeks public input into draft wild pig strategy and updates to Invasive Species Act TORONTO —The Ontario government is protecting the economy and environment by expanding protections to prevent invasive species from establishing or spreading in the province. “Our…

Two Men Fined $1,800 for Closed Season Brook Trout Fishing and Safety Violations

Two Men Fined $1,800 for Closed Season Brook Trout Fishing and Safety Violations
Two Men Fined $1,800 for Closed Season Brook Trout Fishing and Safety Violations

Two Men Fined $1,800 for Closed Season Brook Trout Fishing and Safety Violations The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) wants to remind anglers that fishing regulations and seasons are in place to maintain sustainable fisheries for future generations…

Illegal Moose Hunt Results in $3,200 in Fines and a 15-year Hunting Licence Suspension

Illegal Moose Hunt Results in $3,200 in Fines and a 15-year Hunting Licence Suspension
Illegal Moose Hunt Results in $3,200 in Fines and a 15-year Hunting Licence Suspension

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) wants to remind moose hunters that they can only harvest moose with the proper licence. Four men have been fined a total of $3,200 for moose hunting-related offences. Conservation officers launched an…

Authority of governments over Indigenous hunting and fishing questioned at North Bay trial

Authority of governments over Indigenous hunting and fishing questioned at North Bay trial
Authority of governments over Indigenous hunting and fishing questioned at North Bay trial

54 people from around Lake Nipissing are on trial for hunting and fishing violations A trial underway this week could have far reaching implications for the Indigenous people of northern Ontario and across Canada. The defence is arguing that no…

Logging in Algonquin park is just one example how Ontario is failing to protect nature

Logging in Algonquin park is just one example how Ontario is failing to protect nature
Logging in Algonquin park is just one example how Ontario is failing to protect nature

One side-effect of COVID-19 restrictions has been a renaissance in our collective appreciation for nature. All over the province, people have flocked to forests, wetlands and beaches to seek solace, wildlife sightings and places to safely be with others. Many…