I want to address an issue brought to my attention by a local fisherman who in my opinion, is being unfairly targeted by MNR conservation officers. This local fisherman was on Owen Sound Bay on the evening of Aug 10th with his 5 1/2 year old twin boy & girl. He had two lines in the water, which of course is legal. In fact
Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker has called on the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) to stop the proposed restructuring plan he feels would diminish local voices and representation at the provincial grant agency. "If anything, rural communities need more, not less local representation on the Foundation's grant review teams," MPP Walker writes.
While Mr. Walker feels the changes are not aligned with the OTF mission, Thomas Chanzy, Vice-President, Public Affairs for the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) offered some clarification of the proposals, which he said came out of listening to applicants, staff and volunteers following the implementation of the OTF's new Investment Strategy a year ago.
Law-abiding firearms owners in Canada have been pushed around for far too long by a backdoor classification system that gives the RCMP Firearms Program the ability to classify firearms and other components of firearms as prohibited and restricted with the stroke of a pen. The most recent reclassification