Free hunting and fishing in Saskatchewan for Canadian Armed Forces veterans

Canadian Armed Forces veterans will be able to hunt and fish in Saskatchewan for free. Story continues below The Saskatchewan government said on Thursday the province will provide free hunting and angling licences for veterans starting with the 2019-20 licensing…

Alberta fish and game group concerned over Métis hunting deal with province

An Alberta hunters and fishers group says a provincial deal on Métis hunting rights could lead to wildlife being overharvested in some areas. The deal, quietly released earlier this month, gives registered Métis the ability to hunt and fish year-round…

Yorkton, Sask. men fined, suspended for hunting under the influence

Two Yorkton, Sask., men have been fined and handed suspensions for hunting while under the influence of marijuana. Saskatchewan conservation officers said the men were found in a vehicle parked on Wildlife Development Funds lands near Calder, Sask., in September…

Ontario halts hunting licence fee increases

The Ontario government says it is cancelling a scheduled hunting licence fee increase that was scheduled for 2019. At a press conference at the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters in Peterborough on Thursday morning, John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural…

Sask. organization concerned trespassing change will impact wildlife population controls

November 29 2018 7:05pm An organization predicts proposed changes to Sask.’s trespassing law will result in less wildlife population control and more danger to drivers. Meaghan Craig reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Sask. government wants prior consent to access rural land in Trespass Act changes

The Saskatchewan government introduced legislation Tuesday to reverse the onus of securing permission to access private land for purposes like hunting and snowmobiling. Under previous regulations, it was the land owner’s responsibility to fence, post land, or have “no trespassing”…

Sask. government finds majority support prior consent in trespass survey

A majority of respondents to the Saskatchewan government’s Trespass Act survey supports prior consent before entering private land. The province gathered survey responses from 1,601 respondents between Aug. 9 and Oct. 2. Currently, it is the land owner’s responsibility to…