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  • Ontario Announces New Big Game Management Advisory Committee

    The Ontario government is working for the people by listening to concerns from hunters on how the province manages its moose population to ensure sustainability and hunting opportunities for future generations.

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  • Ontario Making Life Easier for Anglers and Hunters

    TORONTO — Today, John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, visited the Toronto Sportsmen's Show to showcase how Ontario's Government for the People is making life easier for anglers and hunters.

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  • Ontario Supporting the Important Contribution Made by Trappers

    Ontario's Government for the People recognizes the important contribution the trapping industry makes to the province's economy and sustainable management of Ontario's wildlife.

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  • Ontario Committed to Promoting Economic Growth in Aggregate Industry

    TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People wants to hear directly from industry leaders on how the province can cut red tape, create jobs and promote economic growth within the aggregate industry.

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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.

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  • 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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