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Ontario’s Caribou Faring Poorly, Parks Report Finds

posted Jan 17, 2014, 6:31 PM by chloe owens

1/3/14, by Raveena Aulakh, The Star

Ontario’s caribou faring poorly, parks report finds

…Industrial development continues unabated in all of northern Ontario…One big reason why Ontario received a poor grade is because the province exempted forestry and mining companies from compliance to the Endangered Species Act in July 2013, said Baggio…More than half of Canada’s boreal woodland caribou population is estimated to be at the risk of extinction.  Of the 57 boreal woodland caribou populations, only 17 are considered to be self-sustaining…