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  • Free Fishing on Family Day Weekend

    TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People invites families to participate in free fishing on the Family Day weekend. From February 16 to 18, Canadian residents of all ages can enjoy fishing in Ontario without having to purchase a licence.  

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  • Hunting Licence Fee Freeze

    Ontario's Government for the People is making life more affordable by putting a stop to hunting licence fee increases for all Ontario residents and removing the $2 service fee.

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  • Recreational Fishing Now Free for Canadian Service Members

    TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People has delivered on its promise and is giving back to those men and women who have sacrificed so much. As of January 1, 2019, all veterans and active Canadian Armed Forces members residing in Ontario can enjoy recreational fishing across the province without having to purchase a fishing licence.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Fishing Licence Fee Freeze

    Ontario's Government for the People is making life more affordable by putting a stop to fishing licence fee increases for all Ontario residents and removing the $2 service fee.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.                                                        

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