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…

Sask. Wildlife Federation says it’s ‘naïve’ to think trespass laws won’t hurt hunting

Hunting season is in full swing in Saskatchewan, with big game animals like moose, deer and antelope all in season. However, things may look different next year as the province looks to revise the Trespass Act. Currently, if rural land…

Land-based learning links curriculum with Indigenous culture

A school day for six-year-old Hunter Sasakamoose can start with lighting a fire for breakfast and end with doing math by candlelight. In between, the boy learns life skills such as hunting and fishing as well as first-hand science lessons…

Farmers hope to see Saskatchewan government tighten trespass legislation

The Saskatchewan government is reviewing trespassing legislation in an effort to create a better balance between rural landowners and the public. The province is gathering input through an online questionnaire to see if legislation should move to require consent prior to access. READ MORE:…

Farmers hope to see province tighten trespass legislation

September 20 2018 8:12pm It’s nearing 10 years since the trespass to The Property Act was introduced in Saskatchewan. Now, the province is reviewing the legislation in an effort to create some clarity. Rebekah Lesko has more in this week’s…