OFAH and COVID-19
On April 8, 2021 Ontario entered into a 3rd provincial emergency order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMPCA) to curb the rising number of COVID-19 cases.
This lockdown is similar to the previous provincial emergencies that have been implemented. The government of Ontario is issuing a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain home except for essential purposes, including grocery shopping, access health care, exercise, and essential work. Outdoor gatherings are limited to 5 people and everyone must maintain a two-metre distance. Indoor gatherings are only permitted for members of your household (people who live alone are permitted to gather exclusively with one other household). The OFAH encourages everyone to follow the guidance of public health officials, realizing that this may impact many of our members’ plans for fishing and hunting. See the links below for guidance from public health units.
You can read the full announcement at: https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/61029/ontario-enacts-provincial-emergency-and-stay-at-home-order
PHONE: 705-748-OFAH (6324) — NOTE: If calling and leaving a message, your return call will be delayed due to the closure of our main office.
MEMBERSHIP: If you are looking to join or renew during this time, you can do it here from anywhere across the province, at any time.
We appreciate your understanding and patience as we all continue to work together to keep Canadians as healthy and safe as we possibly can.
RESOURCES: Hunting during a pandemic — by Dr. Keith Munro, OFAH Wildlife Biologist. Publish online and in print by Ontario OUT of DOORS Magazine