Ontario is proud of its long-standing hunting tradition, of its solid reputation
for delivering all the beauty of the great outdoors and all the opportunity for
a safe and successful hunt.
The navigation on the right outlines some other key rules and regulations, as well
as some important links for every hunter preparing for an excursion in Ontario.
In some cases, hunters are required to take a Hunter Safety course. For example,
wild turkey licences are only available after the successful completion of a written
examination taken after the one-day Wild Turkey Hunter Education Course that covers
biology, hunting techniques and safety measures. This course is mandatory for both
residents and non-residents wishing to hunt wild turkeys in Ontario for the first
To find a hunter education instructor in your area, contact a Service Ontario office
listed here or the
Ontario Federation of Hunters and Anglers at 705-748-5785, or visit their website
For more information regarding the hunter safety education program, contact MNR,
or download the Hunting Regulations Summary here.