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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 ...


Nov 13, 2012, 05:25 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 /PRNewswire/ - The Ontario Federation of Anglers...


Nov 01, 2012, 02:59 ET Harper government fulfills promise to outdoor community

Records from failed long gun registry are history PETERBOROUGH, ON, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Earlier today, the Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of...


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

PETERBOROUGH, ON, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The month of September paves the way for an exciting time of year. For Ontario hunters, fall signals...


Sep 20, 2012, 05:23 ET Provincial government slashes funding to CFWIP

Funding for Community Fish and Wildlife Involvement Program cut in half TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Ontario Federation of Anglers and...


Sep 13, 2012, 03:55 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 /PRNewswire/ - The Ontario...


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

Network suddenly drops successful hunting programs PETERBOROUGH, ON, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters...


Jul 31, 2012, 01:53 ET Lake Nipissing walleye fisheries in crisis

MNR must act now and suspend commercial gill net fishing PETERBOROUGH, ON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters ...


Jul 23, 2012, 04:53 ET Sport shooters not welcome on Summer Games stage

Competitors unfairly associated with gun violence in the GTA PETERBOROUGH, ON, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Two award winning teenaged sports...


Jul 05, 2012, 01:57 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 /PRNewswire/ - Ontario Family Fishing Week gets...


Jul 04, 2012, 05:21 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 /PRNewswire/ - The Ontario...


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

Regulation prevents collection of data for backdoor registry PETERBOROUGH, ON, July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Once again, the Harper government has...


Jun 13, 2012, 06:24 ET No fishing signs coming down in City of Toronto

OFAH supports motion to hold recreational fishing summit PETERBOROUGH, ON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Concerns about recently erected "no fishing"...


Jun 13, 2012, 06:24 ET OFAH applauds changes introduced by Public Safety Minister

Regulatory change will eliminate possibility of 'backdoor' long gun registry PETERBOROUGH, ON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Regulations introduced in ...


Jun 13, 2012, 06:00 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 /PRNewswire/ - The call for a complete ban on all guns...


May 28, 2012, 04:16 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 /PRNewswire/ - The invasion of Asian Carp into the Great ...


May 15, 2012, 03:54 ET MNR Licensing Automation Service raises concerns

OFAH wants provincial government to resolve privacy and postage issues PETERBOROUGH, ON, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Ontario anglers and hunters who...


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 /PRNewswire/ - This week, Minister of Natural...


May 09, 2012, 06:10 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 /PRNewswire/ - Earlier today,...


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 /PRNewswire/ - The restoration of wild...


Apr 24, 2012, 01:58 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 /PRNewswire/ - From May 27 - 31,...


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 /PRNewswire/ - Campers and cottagers preparing for...


Apr 05, 2012, 09:05 ET Conservative Government Honors Commitment on Long Gun Registry

Bill C-19 given Royal Assent, officially ending badly flawed system PETERBOROUGH, ON, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Bill C-19, An Act to Amend the...


Apr 05, 2012, 06:22 ET Provincial Court Challenge Puts Destruction of Records on Hold

Injunction means "status quo" for long gun registry in Quebec PETERBOROUGH, ON, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Bill C-19, the Act to Amend the Criminal ...


Mar 27, 2012, 12:28 ET Anglers and Hunters feeding families in need

First OFAH Food Share Drive overwhelming success PETERBOROUGH, ON, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Anglers and hunters are grateful for the harvest...