Ontario considers bill to protect farmers from animal rights activists

TORONTO — Ontario's agriculture minister says he has not ruled out introducing new legislation to protect farmers from animal rights activists who trespass on their property. A...
boy fishing

Cops give new fishing rod to 11-year-old who broke his while skipping school

GUELPH, Ont. — Police in Guelph, Ont., are reporting a "catch and release." They say an officer gave a new fishing rod to an 11-year-old...
MyCatch

MyCatch Lets Anglers Help Scientists Gather Fish Data

Story from the International Joint Commission Newsletter Scientists and fishery managers rely on catch data to adjust how fish populations are managed and ensure enough...
Black Bear

American woman identified as victim of bear attack on remote Ontario island

RED PINE ISLAND, Ont. — An American woman has been identified as the victim of a bear attack on a remote island in northwestern...

Woman dead after bear attack when she went to check on her dogs, OPP...

Provincial police say a 62-year-old woman is dead after she was attacked by a bear when she went to check on her dogs in western...
algonquin wolf

Ontario government revisits unscientific and unethical wolf hunting plans

Wolf and coyote hunting to be deregulated in Northern Ontario to placate moose hunters As thousands of people are disappointed to learn that 2019’s last...

Sandra Oh narrates documentary about work of primatologist Jane Goodall

TORONTO — Sandra Oh has lent her voice to a feature-length documentary about the discoveries of Jane Goodall and the female scientists inspired by...
Lake Huron

Nature Conservancy of Canada expands conservation area on Lake Huron island

A national not-for-profit land trust says it has expanded a conservation area on a Lake Huron island that has large forests and a long stretch...

Ottawa fines two coast guard ships for speeding in right whale protection zone

OTTAWA — Transport Canada is issuing fines to a pair of Canadian Coast Guard ships that allegedly sailed too fast through the Gulf of...

Expert raises doubt about cause of fish deaths near Ottawa this summer

OTTAWA — An Ottawa River monitor is skeptical of the Quebec government's contention that a local hydro dam is to blame for the deaths...