Environment and energy
Learn more about how Ontario protects and restores wildlife and the environment. Includes information on conservation and the electricity system.
How we manage and protect plants, animals, land, water, forests and other ecosystems.
How to get a fishing licence, Outdoors Card, city fishing, camping on crown land, and eating Ontario fish.
Find daily air quality index readings and the Smog Alert Network.
Information about Ontario’s forests, Crown timber resources and the forest sector.
How to get a hunting licence, Outdoors Card, trapping, falconry, and camping on crown land.
Learn about Ontario’s geology, the Ontario Geological Survey and access geoscience applications, maps and data.
Learn about the different types of electricity price plans you can choose from, including time-of-use and tiered prices.
For large to small businesses, manage your energy costs through one of these programs.
Learn about programs and credits to reduce your electricity bill.
Find out how you can reduce your electricity use — and costs — at home.
Information on cleaning and repurposing former industrial or commercial properties.
Learn about the different types of environmental assessments you need to complete before starting an infrastructure or building project.
Find out about the different types of environmental permissions you or your business may need and how to apply for each.
Resource recovery and waste management
What you need to know about how waste is reduced, recovered and properly managed in Ontario, including our approach to a circular economy.
Rules and guidelines for managing hazardous and liquid industrial wastes, and find out how to report online using the Hazardous Waste Program Registry.
Toxics and pesticides
Protecting Ontario’s biodiversity while promoting economic opportunities in the resource sector and supporting outdoor recreation opportunities.
Leading to healthier communities and economic prosperity through protecting Ontario’s air, land and water.