A decision was made to proceed with the proposal as described below. The regulation is effective on September 14, 2016.
Amendments were made to Ontario Regulation 670/98 (Open Seasons) to close hunting and trapping seasons for wolf and coyote in three additional core areas where Algonquin Wolf is known to occur, which include:
• In the area of Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park, which includes the geographic townships of: Anstruther, Burleigh, Cardiff, Cavendish, Chandos, Harvey, and Monmouth;
• In the area of Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park, which includes the geographic townships of: Anson, Dalton, Digby, Longford, Lutterworth, Minden, and Ryde;
• In the area of Killarney Provincial Park, which includes the geographic townships of: Allen, Attlee, Bevin, Burwash, Caen, Carlyle, Cox, Curtin, Dieppe, Eden, Foster, Goschen, Halifax, Hansen, Humboldt, Killarney, Kilpatrick, Laura, Roosevelt, Sale, Secord, Servos, Struthers, Tilton, Truman, and Waldie.
A link to the final illustrative map is provided for reference.
The proposal was implemented by an amendment to O. Reg. 670/98 (Open Seasons) by O. Reg. 307/16. This regulation was filed in the Office of the Registrar of Regulations and is effective on September 14, 2016.