Changes to the wildlife compensation program came into effect on February 1, 2019

Outline of changes effective February 1, 2019

Ontario has updated the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program to ensure the program works as it is intended to support farmers who lose livestock, poultry, or bees to predators.

Updates include:

  • More ways to provide sufficient evidence
  • A more independent and transparent appeals process
  • Training for municipal investigators to assess predation
  • Standardized pricing and premiums to better reflect market prices

Announcement of program updates effective February 1, 2019

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About Betty Summerhayes, OMAFRA, Technology Transfer Specialist

Technology Transfer Specialist, OMAFRA
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