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Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997

ontario REGULATION 667/98

TRAPPING

Consolidation Period: From September 1, 2020 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment: 459/20.

Legislative History: 582/99, 635/00, 34/01, 351/01, 431/05, 303/07, 300/08, 341/09, 155/10, 369/12, 372/12, 173/13, 216/13, 181/14, 388/15, 89/17, 290/17, 547/17, 430/18, 462/18, 459/20.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

Interpretation

1. (1) In this Regulation,

“certified trap” means a killing trap set out in Column 3 of Schedule 1 or a restraining trap set out in Column 3 of Schedule 2; (“piège certifié”)

“killing trap” means a device designed to kill an animal by seizing and holding it by part of its body; (“piège mortel”)

“registered trapline area” means an area designated and outlined in black on a registered trapline area map, one of a series of registered trapline area maps covering various parts of the Province of Ontario, produced by the Ministry and filed in the office of the Director of Species Conservation Policy Branch of the Ministry, as such maps may exist from time to time; (“zone de piégeage enregistrée”)

“relaxing cable restraint” means a suspended snare that is designed to capture and restrain an animal alive through a relaxing lock mechanism that allows the cable loop to loosen when pressure is released. (“câble de restriction avec dispositif de relâchement”)

“restraining trap” means a trap that is designed to capture but not kill an animal by seizing or holding it. (“piège de capture”) O. Reg. 667/98, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 303/07, s. 1; O. Reg. 369/12, s. 1; O. Reg. 181/14, s. 1; O. Reg. 388/15, s. 1; O. Reg. 459/20, s. 1 (1-3).

(2) A reference in this Regulation to a period of time that begins and ends on specific dates shall be deemed to include the first and last dates of the period. O. Reg. 667/98, s. 1 (2).

(3) A reference in this Regulation to a wildlife management unit is a reference to that unit as referred to in Schedule 1 to Part 6 of Ontario Regulation 663/98 (Area Descriptions) made under the Act except that if a wildlife management unit is referred to by whole number only, the whole number includes a reference to all of the wildlife management units referred to in Schedule 1 by that number used in combination with a letter, or a letter and another number. O. Reg. 89/17, s. 1.

Licences

2. (1) A person shall not trap a black bear except in an area specified in Table 2 of Ontario Regulation 670/98 (Open Seasons — Wildlife) during the open season specified in the Table for the area.  O. Reg. 582/99, s. 1.

(2) A person shall not trap a furbearing mammal except in an area specified in Table 6 of Ontario Regulation 670/98 (Open Seasons — Wildlife) during the open season specified in the Table for the species and the area.  O. Reg. 582/99, s. 1.

3. (1) A trapping licence authorizes the holder to hunt or trap furbearing mammals and black bear in the area designated in the licence, subject to section 8. O. Reg. 667/98, s. 3 (1); O. Reg. 369/12, s. 2.

(2) The holder of a trapping licence may hunt raccoon at night in the area designated in the licence if accompanied by a dog licensed for that purpose.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 3 (2).

4. A Nishnawbe Aski First Nation Fur Harvesters licence to sell pelts and carcasses, a Trapper’s Authority issued by Grand Council Treaty #3 Trapping Resource Centre and a Trapper’s Authority issued by the Union of Ontario Indians shall be deemed to be trapping licences.  O. Reg. 635/00, s. 1.

5. A trapping licence is valid for the period specified in the licence. O. Reg. 173/13, s. 1.

6. The holder of a trapping licence shall not capture or kill more than the number of the species of furbearing mammals and black bear fixed by the licence.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 6.

7. (1) It is a condition of a trapping licence that the holder kill at least 75 per cent of the number of beaver fixed by the licence.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 7 (1).

(2) If a holder of a trapping licence fails to meet the condition under subsection (1), the Minister may refuse to renew that licence.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 7 (2).

8. (1) The holder of a trapping licence may hunt or trap on land designated in the licence that is,

(a)  Crown land in the registered trapline area;

(b)  Crown land, other than Crown land described in clause (a); or

(c)  land, other than Crown land, in respect of which he or she has the written permission of a person legally entitled to give it to trap furbearing mammals.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 8 (1); O. Reg. 430/18, s. 1.

(2) The holder of a trapping licence may hunt or trap on land owned by him or her or on land on which he or she has permission to trap, if the land is within or adjacent to the registered trapline area designated in his or her licence.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 8 (2).

9. (1) Only one registered trapline area shall be designated in a trapping licence.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 9 (1).

(2) Despite subsection (1), a holder of a licence that designated more than one registered trapline area before the day this Regulation comes into force may obtain a licence for those registered trapline areas.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 9 (2).

10. (1) The person assigned a registered trapline area is the head trapper and has all the rights and obligations associated with trapping in that area.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 10 (1).

(2) The head trapper is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Act and the regulations even though he or she may use helper trappers to assist in hunting or trapping under his or her licence.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 10 (2).

(3) A licence issued to a helper trapper,

(a)  restricts the helper to hunting or trapping on the area for which the head trapper is authorized to hunt or trap; and

(b)  limits the helper to assisting the head trapper in hunting or trapping a quantity of furbearing mammals authorized in the head trapper’s licence.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 10 (3).

(4) The head trapper and all helper trappers shall not cumulatively exceed the quotas fixed in the licence of the head trapper.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 10 (4).

11. (1) A trapping licence may be issued to a resident or a Canadian citizen.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 11 (1).

(2) A trapping licence may be issued to an applicant who is 16 years of age or older if the applicant,

(a)  holds an outdoors card issued under Ontario Regulation 665/98 (Hunting) made under the Act;

(b)  has successfully completed the fur harvest, fur management and conservation course described under section 16 within the five-year period preceding the application and produces a certificate to that effect; and

(c)  meets the requirements set out in section 11 or 12 of Ontario Regulation 665/98 (Hunting). O. Reg. 547/17, s. 1 (1).

(3) A class H1 outdoors card or a class H2 outdoors card that was issued before January 1, 2019 under Ontario Regulation 665/98 (Hunting) is a valid outdoors card for the purposes of this section after that date until the card expires. O. Reg. 547/17, s. 1 (1).

(4) Clause (2) (b) does not apply if the applicant,

(a)  has held a trapping licence issued under this Regulation or a predecessor to it within the five-year period immediately preceding the application and provides evidence of that fact; and

(b)  files the season-end harvest report described under section 13 for the last year trapped (if such a report was required) or provides evidence of having filed the report.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 11 (4).

(5) Despite subsection 64 (1) of the Act, a trapping licence may be issued to an applicant who is at least 12 years of age and under 16 years of age if the applicant,

(a)  has successfully completed the fur harvest, fur management and conservation course described under section 16 within the five-year period preceding the application and produces a certificate to that effect; and

(b)  files with the application a consent signed by a parent with whom the applicant resides or if the applicant does not reside with a parent, by a guardian. O. Reg. 216/13, s. 1 (2); O. Reg. 547/17, s. 1 (2).

(5.1) A trapping licence issued under subsection (5) is subject to the following conditions:

1.  In registered trapline areas, the licence holder shall not be a head trapper.

2.  The licence holder shall not hunt or trap furbearing mammals or black bears unless he or she is under the direct and immediate supervision of a trapper who,

i.  is at least 18 years of age, and

ii.  holds a trapping licence.

3.  The licence holder shall not carry or use a firearm unless he or she,

i.  holds a class A1 hunter apprenticeship safety card issued under Ontario Regulation 665/98 (Hunting) before January 1, 2019 or both holds an outdoors card issued under that regulation and meets the requirements to obtain a hunting licence set out in section 11 or 12 of that regulation, and

ii.  shares a single firearm with a trapper under whose supervision he or she is hunting or trapping. O. Reg. 216/13, s. 1 (2); O. Reg. 547/17, s. 1 (3); O. Reg. 462/18, s. 1.

(5.2) It is a condition of the trapping licence of a trapper who supervises a licence holder under paragraph 2 of subsection (5.1) that he or she shall take all reasonable care to ensure that the licence holder complies with the Act and the regulations. O. Reg. 216/13, s. 1 (2).

(5.3) The holder of a trapping licence issued under subsection (5) who attains the age of 16 years before the end of the term of the licence may continue to hold the licence until its term expires. O. Reg. 216/13, s. 1 (2).

(5.4) If the holder of a trapping licence issued under subsection (5) applies for a trapping licence under subsection (2) and obtains that trapping licence, he or she shall surrender the trapping licence issued under subsection (5). O. Reg. 216/13, s. 1 (2).

(5.5) A trapper who supervises a person trapping under a licence issued under subsection (5) may not carry or use more than the one firearm being shared under subparagraph 3 ii of subsection (5.1). O. Reg. 547/17, s. 1 (4).

(6) In this section,

“Canadian citizen” means a person who is a citizen within the meaning of the Citizenship Act (Canada) or a person who is a permanent resident as defined by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) but is not a resident as defined in section 1 of the Act.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 11 (6); O. Reg. 430/18, s. 2.

11.1 (1) No person shall carry a gun while trapping unless the person meets at least one of the following requirements:

1.  The person holds a valid possession and acquisition licence issued under the Firearms Act (Canada).

2.  The person holds a valid minor’s licence issued under the Firearms Act (Canada).

3.  The person has proof that he or she has successfully completed the Canadian Firearms Safety Course, and tests that form part of that course, under the Firearms Act. O. Reg. 547/17, s. 2.

(2) A person who is carrying or using a gun while trapping shall carry the documentation required under subsection (1) while trapping and while in possession of the gun for the purposes of trapping and shall produce the documentation to a conservation officer at the officer’s request. O. Reg. 547/17, s. 2; O. Reg. 462/18, s. 2.

12. (1) The holder of a trapping licence may hunt or trap furbearing mammals,

(a)  in a part of Rondeau Provincial Park if the area is designated on the trapping licence; or

(b)  in a registered trapline area in a provincial park designated on the trapping licence.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 12 (1).

(2) The person hunting or trapping in a provincial park in accordance with subsection (1) may,

(a)  possess a firearm or trap for the purpose; and

(b)  possess any wildlife legally killed by him or her in the provincial park.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 12 (2).

Record-Keeping Requirements

13. (1) The holder of a trapping licence shall complete a season-end harvest report in the form provided by the Minister.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 13 (1).

(2) The holder of a trapping licence shall include the following information in the appropriate place on his or her season-end harvest report:

1.  The quantity of furbearing mammals or black bear harvested under the licence during the open season for each species listed in the report.

2.  The quantity of pelts or black bear hides sold or shipped to be sold before June 1 for each species listed in the report.

3.  The quantity of pelts or black bear hides left in possession of the licence holder on June 1 for each species listed in the report.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 13 (2).

(3) The holder of the trapping licence shall complete the information required under paragraph 1 of subsection (2) within 24 hours after the close of the open season for each species and record the date each record was made verified by the licence holder’s initials.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 13 (3).

(3.1) Despite subsection (3), if a trapping licence authorizes the licence holder to trap a species in two or more areas with different open seasons, the licence holder shall complete the information required under paragraph 1 of subsection (2) within 24 hours of the close of the open season that closes the latest in the year and record the date the record was made, verified by the licence holder’s initials. O. Reg. 290/17, s. 1.

(4) The licence holder shall submit the report to the address indicated on the report on or before June 10 following the issuance of the licence.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 13 (4).

Multiplicity of Licences

14. (1) A person shall not hold a trapping licence and a farmer’s licence to sell pelts and carcasses at the same time.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 14 (1).

(2) The holder of a trapping licence or a farmer’s licence to sell pelts and carcasses may surrender that licence and obtain the other licence.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 14 (2).

15. (1) A holder of a fur dealer’s licence, his or her agent or a family member of the fur dealer shall not hold a trapping licence or a farmer’s licence to sell pelts and carcasses.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 15 (1).

(2) A person who keeps farmed animals that are furbearing mammals and any family members of that person who live with him or her shall not,

(a)  hold a trapping licence for which a quota is assigned for the same species of furbearing mammals that are kept by that person;

(b)  hold a farmer’s licence to sell pelts and carcasses; or

(c)  hold a fur dealer’s licence or act as agent for a fur dealer.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 15 (2).

(3) Despite subsections (1) and (2), a person may be issued a licence prohibited under those subsections if the Director of Species Conservation Policy Branch of the Ministry is of the opinion that,

(a)  undue financial hardship would result from the inability to simultaneously hold the two licences or to hold a licence and to keep farmed animals that are furbearing mammals; and

(b)  record-keeping or other measures will adequately reduce the risk that pelts from farmed animals or pelts kept under the various licences could be intermixed.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 15 (3); O. Reg. 388/15, s. 3.

Trapper Education

16. (1) The Minister may establish or approve courses in fur harvesting and fur management and conservation which shall deal with,

(a)  the history of fur management, humane trapping, fur laws and policies, furbearing mammals and the descriptions of pelts;

(b)  trapping equipment, trapping and survival; and

(c)  the biology, management, trapping and handling of pelts of furbearing mammals, black bear and other wildlife as determined by the Minister.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 16 (1).

(2) The course shall include a field demonstration and test of the efficiency and humane operation of the trap sets.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 16 (2).

(3) An instructor appointed under subsection (4) to conduct the course shall issue a certificate in the form approved by the Minister to each person who successfully completes the course. O. Reg. 388/15, s. 4.

(4) The Minister or a person designated by the Minister may appoint instructors who are competent to conduct the course and examine trappers on the content of the course.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 16 (4).

Traps and Methods

17. A person shall not use,

(a)  a trap that has a hook or sharpened device capable of impaling a furbearing mammal;

(b)  a spring pole set, except with a killing trap;

(c)  a deadfall;

(d)  a trap that has teeth or serrations on its jaws;

(e)  a suspended snare unless,

(i)  the snare is set for varying hare, cottontail, European hare or red squirrel,

(ii)  a snare lock or other device is used in such a manner that the noose is prevented from expanding, or

(iii)  the snare is a relaxing cable restraint that complies with the requirements of subsection 17.1 (1) and is used in accordance with subsection 17.1 (2); or

(f)  a number 110 Conibear trap or any body-gripping trap of a similar construction with equivalent or less killing power unless,

(i)  the trap is set for muskrat, subject to subsection 18 (1), or

(ii)  the trap is set for mink in such a manner that the captured mink will be submerged in water and prevented from resurfacing.

(g)  Revoked:  O. Reg. 303/07, s. 3.

O. Reg. 667/98, s. 17; O. Reg. 34/01, s. 1; O. Reg. 303/07, s. 3; O. Reg. 388/15, s. 5.

17.1 (1) A relaxing cable restraint referred to in subclause 17 (e) (iii) shall comply with the following requirements:

1.  The relaxing cable restraint shall be made of cable consisting of galvanized multi-strand steel which is 3/32 inch or larger in diameter.

2.  The relaxing cable restraint shall have two cable stops set in a manner such that,

i.  at its maximum, the cable loop cannot expand to be larger than 30 centimetres in diameter, and

ii.  at its minimum, the cable loop cannot restrict to be smaller than 8.9 centimetres in diameter.

3.  When the cable loop of the relaxing cable restraint is fully closed at its minimum position, the length of the cable measured from the anchor point to the relaxing lock shall not exceed 1.5 metres.

4.  The relaxing cable restraint shall have at least two swivel devices which allow for 360° rotation between the loop and the anchor, with one swivel device located at the anchor point.

5.  The relaxing cable restraint shall have a breakaway mechanism affixed at the relaxing lock that is rated at 122.5 kilograms or less. O. Reg. 388/15, s. 6.

(2) A person who uses a relaxing cable restraint shall comply with the following requirements:

1.  The person shall set the relaxing cable restraint for coyote or wolf only.

2.  The person shall set the relaxing cable restraint on land.

3.  The person shall not set the relaxing cable restraint in a manner that may result in the captured animal reaching a body of water or reaching any part of a fence, rooted woody vegetation, or other object in which the animal may become entangled.

4.  The person shall not set the relaxing cable restraint in a manner or in a place that may result in the captured animal being suspended with its feet off the ground.

5.  The person shall not use springs, counter-balanced weights, powered mechanisms or other similar devices to operate the relaxing cable restraint. O. Reg. 388/15, s. 6.

18. (1) If a species is listed in Column 2 of Schedule 1 or in Column 2 of Schedule 2, a person shall not use a trap for trapping the species unless,

(a)  the trap is a certified trap set out in Column 3 of the relevant Schedule opposite the species; and

(b)  the trap is used in accordance with any conditions set out in section 18.1. O. Reg. 290/17, s. 2; O. Reg. 459/20, s. 2 (1).

(2) Despite subsection (1),

(a)  muskrat may be trapped using traps known as funnel traps if they are set under the surface of the water;

(b)  bobcat, lynx or wolf may be trapped using a suspended snare in accordance with this Regulation; and

(c)  beaver or otter may be trapped using a leg-hold trap in accordance with clause 19 (2) (c). O. Reg. 290/17, s. 2; O. Reg. 430/18, s. 3; O. Reg. 459/20, s. 2 (2, 3).

18.1 (1) A person may set a trap set out in Column 3 of Schedule 1 to trap beaver only on land or under water, subject to subsection (2). O. Reg. 290/17, s. 2.

(2) A person shall not use a body-gripping trap with a jaw spread greater than 22 centimetres in wildlife management units 60 to 95 except as part of an in-water set used in the trapping of beaver and otter. O. Reg. 290/17, s. 2; O. Reg. 547/17, s. 3.

(3) A person who uses any of the following traps to trap muskrat shall ensure that the trap meets the following requirements:

1.  In the case of a jaw-type killing trap or a jaw-type leg-hold trap, the trap must exert clamping force on the animal and be set as a submersion set in a manner consistent with clause 19 (2) (c) or subsection 19 (3).

2.  In the case of any other type of certified killing trap set out for trapping muskrat in Column 3 of Schedule 1, the trap must be set on land. O. Reg. 430/18, s. 4.

(4), (5) Revoked: O. Reg. 459/20, s. 3.

19. (1) A person shall not set a leg-hold trap, except a foot snare, for a furbearing mammal. O. Reg. 351/01, s. 1.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who sets a leg-hold trap,

(a)  for a coyote using a leg-hold trap other than a trap that has two planar steel jaws less than 9 mm in thickness which come into contact with one another over their full length when the trap is sprung;

(a.1)  for bobcat, lynx, raccoon or wolf, in accordance with subsection 18 (1);

(b)  for a species of fox using a leg-hold trap,

(i)  smaller than a trap commonly known as a number 3, or

(ii)  other than a trap that has two planar steel jaws less than 9 mm in thickness which come into contact with one another over their full length when the trap is sprung; or

(c)  for beaver, muskrat, otter or mink if the trap is set under ice or attached to,

(i)  a sliding lock on a drowning wire or a device that will immediately submerge the captured animal in water and prevent it from resurfacing, or

(ii)  a heavy object that will dislodge immediately upon the springing of the trap and will submerge the captured animal in water and prevent it from resurfacing. O. Reg. 351/01, s. 1; O. Reg. 303/07, s. 5; O. Reg. 155/10, s. 1; O. Reg. 430/18, s. 5; O. Reg 459/20, s. 4.

(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who sets a leg-hold trap for mink or muskrat if the trap will submerge the captured animal in water immediately upon the springing of the trap and if the trap is sufficiently heavy to prevent it from resurfacing. O. Reg. 667/98, s. 19 (3).

(4) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who sets a leg-hold trap on land for red squirrel if the trap is enclosed and set so as to kill the captured animal immediately upon the trap being sprung. O. Reg. 667/98, s. 19 (4); O. Reg. 290/17, s. 3.

20. A person shall not trap a black bear except with a foot snare, box or culvert trap.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 20.

21. (1) A person shall release any black bear cub or female black bear accompanied by a cub that the person traps during any part of an open season for bear specified in Table 2 of Ontario Regulation 670/98 (Open Seasons — Wildlife) that falls within May or June of any year. O. Reg. 290/17, s. 4.

(2) In this section,

“cub” means a bear born in the year of the hunt. O. Reg. 290/17, s. 4.

22. A person shall not trap a black bear within 400 metres of a waste disposal site as defined in Part V of the Environmental Protection Act.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 22.

23. A person shall not set a leg-hold trap in a tree, on a pole, or in any other place that may result in the captured animal being suspended with its feet off the ground.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 23; O. Reg. 388/15, s. 7.

24. (1) A person shall not use a leg-hold trap that has a jaw spread greater than,

(a)  18 centimetres when set on land; or

(b)  21 centimetres when set in water. O. Reg. 303/07, s. 6.

(2) Despite subsection (1) a person may use a leg-hold trap to trap for wolf, if

(a)  the trap has a jaw spread not exceeding 23 centimetres; and

(b)  the trap is a certified trap that may be used for wolf. O. Reg 459/20, s. 5.

(3) Revoked: O. Reg 459/20, s. 5.

25. (1) A person shall not use a leg-hold trap on land with a chain, cable, rope, wire or other trap chain whose total length exceeds 31 centimetres unless drags are used.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 25 (1).

(2) The length of a trap chain is the distance,

(a)  where the trap chain is attached above the ground to an object, measured between the object and the nearest part of the trap; or

(b)  where the trap chain is attached under ground to an object, measured between the intersection of the trap chain with the surface of the ground and the nearest point of the trap.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 25 (2).

(3) A person shall inspect every live holding trap set by the person at least once a day.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 25 (3).

(4) Subsection (3) does not apply to a person who traps in the parts of Ontario lying north of the line formed by the centre line of the most northerly east-west line of the Canadian National Railway Company and the centre line of the forest access road constructed on the site of what was formerly part of the east-west line of the Canadian National Railway Company between the villages of Calstock and Nakina.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 25 (4).

(5) A live holding trap is one that is not designed or set to kill or drown the animal immediately upon the animal being captured. O. Reg. 388/15, s. 8.

26. (1) A person permitted under clause 22 (2) (a), (b) or (c) of the Act to use a body-gripping trap shall not use a snare for any purpose,

(a)  in those parts of Ontario designated as Part 1 on the Suspended Snare Trapping Regulation Plan; or

(b)  in those parts of Ontario designated as Part 2 on the Suspended Snare Trapping Regulation Plan, during an open season for deer during which a person may use or be accompanied by a dog while hunting deer. O. Reg. 388/15, s. 9 (1).

(2) Despite subsection (1) and subsection 18 (1), a person permitted under clause 22 (2) (a), (b) or (c) of the Act to use a body-gripping trap may set,

(a)  a snare under the surface of any body of water; or

(b)  a foot snare or cable-live trap in a horizontal position on the ground.  O. Reg. 303/07, s. 7; O. Reg. 388/15, s. 9 (2).

(3) Despite subsection (1) and subject to section 17.1, a person permitted under clause 22 (2) (a), (b) or (c) of the Act to use a body-gripping trap may use a relaxing cable restraint to trap wolf or coyote under section 31 of the Act. O. Reg. 388/15, s. 9 (3).

(4) Despite clause (1) (a) and subject to subsection (3) and section 17.1, a person permitted under clause 22 (2) (a), (b) or (c) of the Act to use a body-gripping trap may use a relaxing cable restraint to trap wolf or coyote, but shall not do so in an area during an open season for deer during which a person may use or be accompanied by a dog while hunting deer in the area. O. Reg. 290/17, s. 5.

(5) For the purposes of this section, a reference to an open season for deer during which a person may use or be accompanied by a dog while hunting deer does not include an open season for deer during which a person is permitted under subsection 86 (4) of Ontario Regulation 665/98 (Hunting) to use a dog only to search for lawfully wounded deer. O. Reg. 388/15, s. 9 (3).

(6) In this section,

“Suspended Snare Trapping Regulation Plan” means the plan entitled “Suspended Snare Trapping Regulation Plan”, filed with the Office of the Surveyor General of Ontario in the Ministry and available from the Ministry. O. Reg. 388/15, s. 9 (3); O. Reg. 89/17, s. 3.

27. (1) A person shall not possess a body-gripping trap unless the person,

(a)  is lawfully entitled to use the trap;

(b)  was lawfully entitled to use the trap within the five years preceding the date on which the person was found to be in possession of the body-gripping trap;

(c)  engages in activities related to the manufacture, repair, sale, transportation or storage of the traps or the conduct of research with respect to those traps;

(d)  is a collector of traps and the trap is rendered incapable of being used for trapping; or

(e)  possesses the traps for educational purposes in the course of employment by an educational institution or government.  O. Reg. 667/98, s. 27 (1).

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to traps in a museum or public display if most of the funding for the museum or display comes from a government in Canada. O. Reg. 667/98, s. 27 (2).

Spoilage

28. A trapper who kills a furbearing mammal may, if the pelt is of no commercial value, abandon it or permit it to be spoiled or destroyed. O. Reg. 667/98, s. 28.

29. Omitted (revokes other Regulations). O. Reg. 667/98, s. 29.

30. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation). O. Reg. 667/98, s. 30.

Schedule 1
Certified Killing TRaps

Column 1

Item

Column 2

Species

Column 3

Trap Type

1.

Beaver

Bélisle Classic 330

2.

Beaver

Bélisle Super X 280

3.

Beaver

Bélisle Super X 330

4.

Beaver

B.M.I. 280 Body Gripper

5.

Beaver

B.M.I. 330 Body Gripper

6.

Beaver

B.M.I. BT 300

7.

Beaver

Bridger 330

8.

Beaver

Duke 280

9.

Beaver

Duke 330

10.

Beaver

LDL C280

11.

Beaver

LDL C280 Magnum

12.

Beaver

LDL C330

13.

Beaver

LDL C330 Magnum

14.

Beaver

Rudy 280

15.

Beaver

Rudy 330

16.

Beaver

Sauvageau 1000-11F

17.

Beaver

Sauvageau 2001-8

18.

Beaver

Sauvageau 2001-11

19.

Beaver

Sauvageau 2001-12

20.

Beaver

Species-Specific 330 Dislocator Half Mag

21.

Beaver

Species-Specific 440 Dislocator Half Mag

22.

Beaver

Woodstream Oneida Victor Conibear 280

23.

Beaver

Woodstream Oneida Victor Conibear 330

24.

Bobcat

Bélisle Super X 280

25.

Bobcat

Bélisle Super X 330

26.

Bobcat

B.M.I. 220 Body Gripper

27.

Bobcat

B.M.I. 280 Body Gripper

28.

Bobcat

B.M.I. 220 Magnum Body Gripper

29.

Bobcat

B.M.I. 280 Magnum Body Gripper

30.

Bobcat

Bridger 220

31.

Bobcat

Bridger 280 Mag Bodygripper

32.

Bobcat

Duke 280

33.

Bobcat

LDL C220

34.

Bobcat

LDL C220 Magnum

35.

Bobcat

LDL C280 Magnum

36.

Bobcat

LDL C330

37.

Bobcat

LDL C330 Magnum

38.

Bobcat

Rudy 330

39.

Bobcat

Sauvageau 2001-8

40.

Bobcat

Sauvageau 2001-11

41.

Bobcat

Woodstream Oneida Victor Conibear 330

42.

Canada Lynx

Bélisle Super X 280

43.

Canada Lynx

Bélisle Super X 330

44.

Canada Lynx

B.M.I. 220 Body Gripper

45.

Canada Lynx

B.M.I. 280 Body Gripper

46.

Canada Lynx

B.M.I. 220 Magnum Body Gripper

47.

Canada Lynx

B.M.I. 280 Magnum Body Gripper

48.

Canada Lynx

Bridger 220

49.

Canada Lynx

Bridger 280 Mag Bodygripper

50.

Canada Lynx

Duke 280

51.

Canada Lynx

LDL C220

52.

Canada Lynx

LDL C220 Magnum

53.

Canada Lynx

LCL C280 Magnum

54.

Canada Lynx

LDL C330

55.

Canada Lynx

LDL C330 Magnum

56.

Canada Lynx

Rudy 330

57.

Canada Lynx

Sauvageau 2001-8

58.

Canada Lynx

Sauvageau 2001-11

59.

Canada Lynx

Woodstream Oneida Victor Conibear 330

60.

Fisher

Bélisle Super X 120

61.

Fisher

Bélisle Super X 160

62.

Fisher

Bélisle Super X 220

63.

Fisher

Koro #2

64.

Fisher

LDL C160 Magnum

65.

Fisher

LDL C220 Magnum

66.

Fisher

Rudy 120 Magnum

67.

Fisher

Rudy 160 Plus

68.

Fisher

Rudy 220 Plus

69.

Fisher

Sauvageau 2001-5

70.

Fisher

Sauvageau 2001-6

71.

Fisher

Sauvageau 2001-7

72.

Fisher

Sauvageau 2001-8

73.

Marten

Bélisle Super X 120

74.

Marten

Bélisle Super X 160

75.

Marten

B.M.I. 126 Body Gripper Magnum

76.

Marten

Koro #1

77.

Marten

Koro #2

78.

Marten

KP120 (Russia)

79.

Marten

LDL B120 Magnum

80.

Marten

LDL C160 Magnum

81.

Marten

Northwoods 155

82.

Marten

Oneida Victor Conibear 120-3 Magnum Stainless Steel

83.

Marten

Rudy 120 Magnum

84.

Marten

Rudy 160 Plus

85.

Marten

Sauvageau C120 Magnum

86.

Marten

Sauvageau 2001-5

87.

Marten

Sauvageau 2001-6

88.

Muskrat

Any jaw-type killing trap

89.

Muskrat

Bélisle Super X 110

90.

Muskrat

Bélisle Super X 120

91.

Muskrat

B.M.I. 120 Body Gripper

92.

Muskrat

B.M.I. 120 Body Gripper Magnum

93.

Muskrat

B.M.I. 126 Body Gripper Magnum

94.

Muskrat

Bridger 120

95.

Muskrat

Bridger 120 Mag Bodygripper

96.

Muskrat

Bridger 155 Mag Bodygripper

97.

Muskrat

CONV 110 CAN (Holland)

98.

Muskrat

Duke 120

99.

Muskrat

FMB 110 SS (Holland)

100.

Muskrat

FMB 150 SS (Holland)

101.

Muskrat

FS-110 SS (Holland)

102.

Muskrat

HZ-110 Stainless Steel (Holland)

103.

Muskrat

Koro Large Rodent Double Spring

104.

Muskrat

Koro Muskrat Trap

105.

Muskrat

LDL B120

106.

Muskrat

LDL B120 Magnum

107.

Muskrat

Oneida Victor Conibear 110-3 Magnum Stainless Steel

108.

Muskrat

Oneida Victor Conibear 110-3 Stainless Steel

109.

Muskrat

Oneida Victor 120 Stainless Steel

110.

Muskrat

Oneida Victor 120-3 Magnum Stainless Steel

111.

Muskrat

Oneida Victor 120-3 Stainless Steel

112.

Muskrat

Ouell RM

113.

Muskrat

Ouell 411-180

114.

Muskrat

Rudy 110

115.

Muskrat

Rudy 120

116.

Muskrat

Rudy 120 Magnum

117.

Muskrat

Sauvageau C120 Magnum

118.

Muskrat

Sauvageau C120 “Reverse Bend”

119.

Muskrat

Sauvageau 2001-5

120.

Muskrat

Triple M

121.

Muskrat

WCS SHORTY Tube Trap

122.

Muskrat

WCS Tube Trap Int’l

123.

Muskrat

Woodstream Oneida Victor Conibear 110

124.

Muskrat

Woodstream Oneida Victor Conibear 120

125.

Otter

Bélisle Super X 220

126.

Otter

Bélisle Super X 280

127.

Otter

Bélisle Super X 330

128.

Otter

LDL C220

129.

Otter

LDL C220 Magnum

130.

Otter

LDL C280 Magnum

131.

Otter

Rudy 220 Plus

132.

Otter

Rudy 280

133.

Otter

Rudy 330

134.

Otter

Sauvageau 2001-8

135.

Otter

Sauvageau 2001-11

136.

Otter

Sauvageau 2001-12

137.

Otter

Woodstream Oneida Victor Conibear 220

138.

Otter

Woodstream Oneida Victor Conibear 280

139.

Otter

Woodstream Oneida Victor Conibear 330

140.

Raccoon

Bélisle Classic 220

141.

Raccoon

Bélisle Super X 160

142.

Raccoon

Bélisle Super X 220

143.

Raccoon

Bélisle Super X 280

144.

Raccoon

B.M.I. 160 Body Gripper

145.

Raccoon

B.M.I. 220 Body Gripper

146.

Raccoon

B.M.I. 280 Body Gripper

147.

Raccoon

B.M.I. 280 Magnum Body Gripper

148.

Raccoon

Bridger 160

149.

Raccoon

Bridger 220

150.

Raccoon

Bridger 280 Mag Bodygripper

151.

Raccoon

Duke 160

152.

Raccoon

Duke 220

153.

Raccoon

Koro #2

154.

Raccoon

LDL C 160

155.

Raccoon

LDL C 160 Magnum

156.

Raccoon

LDL C 220

157.

Raccoon

LDL C 220 Magnum

158.

Raccoon

LDL C 280 Magnum

159.

Raccoon

Northwoods 155

160.

Raccoon

Rudy 160

161.

Raccoon

Rudy 160 Plus

162.

Raccoon

Rudy 220

163.

Raccoon

Rudy 220 Plus

164.

Raccoon

Sauvageau 2001-6

165.

Raccoon

Sauvageau 2001-7

166.

Raccoon

Sauvageau 2001-8

167.

Raccoon

Species-Specific 220 Dislocator Half Mag

168.

Raccoon

Woodstream Oneida Victor Conibear 160

169.

Raccoon

Woodstream Oneida Victor Conibear 220

170.

Weasel

Bélisle Super X 110

171.

Weasel

Bélisle Super X 120

172.

Weasel

B.M.I. 60

173.

Weasel

B.M.I. 120 Body Gripper Magnum

174.

Weasel

B.M.I. 126 Body Gripper Magnum

175.

Weasel

Bridger 120

176.

Weasel

Bridger 120 Mag Bodygripper

177.

Weasel

Bridger 155 Mag Bodygripper

178.

Weasel

Koro Large Rodent Double Spring

179.

Weasel

Koro Muskrat Trap

180.

Weasel

Koro Rodent Trap

181.

Weasel

LDL B120 Magnum

182.

Weasel

Ouell 3-10

183.

Weasel

Ouell 411-180

184.

Weasel

Ouell RM

185.

Weasel

Rudy 120 Magnum

186.

Weasel

Sauvageau C120 Magnum

187.

Weasel

Sauvageau C120 “Reverse Bend”

188.

Weasel

Sauvageau 2001-5

189.

Weasel

Triple M

190.

Weasel

Victor Rat Trap

191.

Weasel

WCS SHORTY Tube Trap

192.

Weasel

WCS Tube Trap Int’l

193.

Weasel

Woodstream Oneida Victor Conibear 110

194.

Weasel

Woodstream Oneida Victor Conibear 120

O. Reg. 459/20, s. 6.

Schedule 2
Certified Restraining Traps

Column 1

Item

Column 2

Species

Column 3

Trap Type

1.

Beaver

Breathe Easy Beaver Live Trap

2.

Beaver

Comstock 12 X 18 X 39 Swim Through Beaver Cage

3.

Beaver

Ezee Set Live Beaver Trap

4.

Beaver

Hancock Live Beaver Trap

5.

Beaver

Koro Klam Live Beaver Trap

6.

Bobcat

Bélisle Footsnare #6

7.

Bobcat

Bélisle Sélectif

8.

Bobcat

Oneida Victor #1.5 Soft Catch equipped with four coil springs

9.

Bobcat

Oneida Victor #1.75 equipped with offset, laminated jaws and two coil springs

10.

Bobcat

Oneida Victor #3 equipped with 3/16 inch offset, double rounded steel jaw laminations (3/16 inch on the topside of the jaw and ¼ inch on the underside of the jaw) and two coil springs

11.

Bobcat

Oneida Victor #3 Soft Catch equipped with either two coil springs or four coil springs

12.

Canada Lynx

Bélisle Footsnare #6

13.

Canada Lynx

Bélisle Sélectif

14.

Canada Lynx

Oneida Victor #3 equipped with a minimum of 8 mm thick, non-offset steel jaws, four coil springs and an anchoring swivel centre mounted on a base plate

15.

Canada Lynx

Oneida Victor #3 Soft Catch equipped with either two coil springs or four coil springs 

16.

Muskrat

Any jaw type leg-hold trap

17.

Raccoon

Bridger T3

18.

Raccoon

Duffer’s Raccoon Trap

19.

Raccoon

Duke DP Coon Trap

20.

Raccoon

Egg Trap

21.

Raccoon

Lil’ Grizz Get’rz

22.

Wolf

Bélisle Footsnare #8

23.

Wolf

Bridger Alaskan #5 equipped with offset and laminated jaws

24.

Wolf

Bridger Alaskan #5 equipped with rubber jaws

25.

Wolf

Bridger Alaskan #9 equipped with rubber jaws

26.

Wolf

MB 750 Alaskan equipped with 3/8 inch (9mm) offset jaws

27.

Wolf

Livestock Protection EZ Grip #7

28.

Wolf

Oneida Victor #3 Soft Catch equipped with 4 coil springs, a minimum 8mm thick base plate and an anchoring swivel mounted on this base plate

29.

Wolf

Rudy Red Wolf 4 ½

O. Reg. 459/20, s. 6.

 

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