Regulating 13 invasive species and watercraft as a carrier of invasive species under Ontario’s Invasive Species Act, 2015




Changes to the list of species classified as prohibited o…

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21 Apr, 2021

The Invasive Species Act
The Invasive Species Act, 2015 was developed to enhance Ontario’s ability to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species that pose a threat to the natural environment. The Act includes various provisions to enable the establishment of prohibitions and restrictions on invasive species and carriers (pathways) that facilitate the movement of invasive species in Ontario.
Decisions to recommend species for regulation are based on the risk that a species poses t...

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