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Miller Says Freezing Hunting & Fishing Licence Fees Good For Muskoka Parry Sound

Posted: 2019-01-14 07:42:56 By: hbr

Norm Miller, MPP for Muskoka Parry Sound is supporting his Government after announcing that they are freezing hunting and fishing licence fee increases and removing the $2 service charge.

Miller said “This will not only benefit the thousands of people in Parry Sound-Muskoka who hunt and fish but also the tourism businesses that rely upon hunting and fishing to attract visitors,” he said.

Hunting contributes more than $431 million to Ontario’s economy while recreational fishing contributes $2.2 billion.

In addition to freezing the fees, the province is promoting fishing by adding two new licence-free fishing events in 2019 on the weekends of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.