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Jun 03, 2015, 15:24 ET OFAH calls for better black bear management

PETERBOROUGH, ON, June 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Black bear incidents in Southern Ontario highlight the need for improved black bear management. Media coverage is extensive when black bears are seen in heavily ...


Nov 13, 2012, 17:25 ET Angler and Hunter Television finds a new home with OLN

New broadcast partner carries award-winning show into 20th season PETERBOROUGH, ON, Nov. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH), producers of the award winning Angler...


Nov 01, 2012, 14:59 ET Harper government fulfills promise to outdoor community

Records from failed long gun registry are history PETERBOROUGH, ON, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Earlier today, the Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, announced that the records associated with ...


Oct 09, 2012, 12:27 ET Media Advisory - Sixth Annual OIPC Invasive Plant Symposium

Practitioners and Policy Makers meet to respond to the growing threat of invasive plant species. TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - The sixth annual Ontario Invasive Plant Council (OIPC) Annual General...


Sep 28, 2012, 10:54 ET OFAH and OCOA promote a safe and responsible hunting season

PETERBOROUGH, ON, Sept. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - The month of September paves the way for an exciting time of year. For Ontario hunters, fall signals the beginning of big game hunting opportunities in the...


Sep 20, 2012, 17:23 ET Provincial government slashes funding to CFWIP

Funding for Community Fish and Wildlife Involvement Program cut in half TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) is outraged that the provincial government ...


Sep 13, 2012, 15:55 ET OFAH disappointed with Quebec long gun ruling

Quebec Superior Court Judge ignores Harper government's move to scrap wasteful registry PETERBOROUGH, ON, Sept. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) is profoundly...


Sep 05, 2012, 17:16 ET OFAH shocked by recent Shaw Media/Global Television decision

Network suddenly drops successful hunting programs PETERBOROUGH, ON, Sept. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH), producers of the award winning Angler and Hunter...


Jul 31, 2012, 13:53 ET Lake Nipissing walleye fisheries in crisis

MNR must act now and suspend commercial gill net fishing PETERBOROUGH, ON, July 31, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) is calling on the provincial government to...


Jul 23, 2012, 16:53 ET Sport shooters not welcome on Summer Games stage

Competitors unfairly associated with gun violence in the GTA PETERBOROUGH, ON, July 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Two award winning teenaged sports shooters have been told that they are no longer welcome as...


Jul 05, 2012, 13:57 ET Go Fish! Ontario Family Fishing Week runs July 7-15

Canadian residents invited to try fishing during license-free days PETERBOROUGH, ON, July 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario Family Fishing Week gets underway this weekend, and across the province, clubs and...


Jul 04, 2012, 17:21 ET OFAH Applauds Release of Invasive Species Strategy

Ontario government sets out blueprint for future action to protect natural resources PETERBOROUGH, ON, July 4, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH), the largest...


Jul 04, 2012, 16:39 ET Federal Government Closes Firearms Loophole

Regulation prevents collection of data for backdoor registry PETERBOROUGH, ON, July 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Once again, the Harper government has demonstrated its support for the legal, law abiding firearms...


Jun 13, 2012, 18:24 ET No fishing signs coming down in City of Toronto

OFAH supports motion to hold recreational fishing summit PETERBOROUGH, ON, June 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Concerns about recently erected "no fishing" signs on city property along the Toronto waterfront were...


Jun 13, 2012, 18:24 ET OFAH applauds changes introduced by Public Safety Minister

Regulatory change will eliminate possibility of 'backdoor' long gun registry PETERBOROUGH, ON, June 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Regulations introduced in the House of Commons this afternoon by Public Safety...


Jun 13, 2012, 18:00 ET Toronto city councillor off target with gun ban

Irrational call for outright ban will do nothing to stem gang violence TORONTO, June 13, 2012 /CNW/ - The call for a complete ban on all guns and ammunition in the City of Toronto by Toronto City...


May 28, 2012, 16:16 ET OFAH praises DFO for investment in keeping invader out of Great Lakes

DFO pledges millions to fight Asian carp over next five years PETERBOROUGH, ON, May 28, 2012 /CNW/ - The invasion of Asian Carp into the Great Lakes would pose a major threat to Ontario's fisheries,...


May 23, 2012, 10:48 ET OFAH Media Advisory - National Fish and Wildlife Conservation Congress

Experts from across North America to discuss conservation of fish and wildlife in a changing world OTTAWA, May 23, 2012 /CNW/ - For the first time ever, experts from Canada and the US will gather in...


May 15, 2012, 15:54 ET MNR Licensing Automation Service raises concerns

OFAH wants provincial government to resolve privacy and postage issues PETERBOROUGH, ON, May 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario anglers and hunters who have renewed their Outdoors Card, purchased a game...


May 11, 2012, 14:42 ET Media Advisory - Pioneer Energy Day at Bronte Creek

Local schools converge on Lowville for hands-on conservation lesson LOWVILLE, ON, May 11, 2012 /CNW/ - Salmon stocking, stream studies, bird box building, pizza, prizes and games! This is a typical...


May 09, 2012, 18:10 ET Government defuses firearms record keeping upheaval

Public Safety Minister makes it clear that Firearms Act being used incorrectly by CFOs PETERBOROUGH, ON, May 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Earlier today, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews released a letter...


May 09, 2012, 09:28 ET OFAH calls for spring hunt to better manage bears

MNR confirms cancellation of trap and relocation, other Bear Wise cuts PETERBOROUGH, ON, May 9, 2012 /CNW/ - This week, Minister of Natural Resources Michael Gravelle confirmed that the Ministry of...


Apr 25, 2012, 09:20 ET 2012 Marks 25 Years of Wild Turkey Hunting in Ontario

April 25 Season Opener a Celebration of Successful Species Restoration PETERBOROUGH, ON, April 25, 2012 /CNW/ - The restoration of wild turkeys to Ontario is one of the province's most successful...


Apr 24, 2012, 13:58 ET Canadian Congress on the Future of Fish and Wildlife

Bi-national event to address fish and wildlife conservation in a changing world PETERBOROUGH, ON, April 24, 2012 /CNW/ - From May 27 - 31, 2012, the first ever National Fish & Wildlife Conservation...


Apr 23, 2012, 11:09 ET OIPC Advises, Look Before You Leave!

Take precautions to avoid bringing invasive species with you on vacation TORONTO, April 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Campers and cottagers preparing for their first trip of the season could unknowingly be...