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  • Ontario Improving Moose Management and Hunting Allocations

    Ontario's Government for the People is working to make the moose draw fairer, more accessible and simpler for hunters by updating its approach to managing moose.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Gives Back to its Heroes

    TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People is planning to honour past and present members of the Canadian Armed Forces, who have sacrificed so much for the people of Ontario and Canada.  Work is underway to amend fishing regulations so veterans and active Canadian Armed Forces members can enjoy free recreational fishing by early 2019.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Historic Wildland Fire Season Officially Ends

    TORONTO — Today marks the end of this year's wildland fire season — a season unlike anything this province experienced in over a decade.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Takes First Step Towards Provincial Forestry Strategy

    Starting in November, Ontario's Government for the People will hold roundtables and gather online feedback to help the province lay out a strategy for promoting economic growth within the forestry sector.                                                        

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Fire Update

    The Ontario government is pleased to say one of the largest fires in northeastern Ontario — Parry Sound 33 — is being held, and some waterway and road restrictions have been lifted.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Parry Sound 33 Forest Fire Now Being Held

    After three weeks of battling it from the air and ground, firefighters have succeeded in containing Parry Sound 33, the largest forest fire in central Ontario, to its current size for the past few days, and have upgraded its status.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Current Fire Situation in Ontario - August 7th Update

    Some mixed weather over the August long weekend and unwavering efforts by firefighters have meant progress on wildland fires across the province.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

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