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Big Game Management Advisory Committee

Natural Resources And Forestry
300 Water Street, 5th Floor North Tower, P.O. Box 7000
Ministry of Natural Resources Act, RSO 1990, C. M.31, S. 13, O.C. 219/2019; O.C. 220/2019. (opens a new window)

The committee’s function is: to provide advice to the Minister respecting policy and programs related to the management of species of big game in Ontario; to review and recommend changes to the allocation of hunting opportunities for big game as may be requested by the Minister; and to provide advice on such other matters as may be requested by the Minister.


The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints up to 10 members, including the chair. The membership of BGMAC will be comprised of representatives from across Ontario with demonstrated knowledge and relevant experiences and interests to meet the mandate. This could include members who represent or have knowledge related to Ontario resident hunting, the tourism sector, big game science and conservation.


The members of the committee may be appointed for a term of up to three years and are eligible for reappointment. Subsequent re-appointments will be for a term of up to three years.

The committee meets in person approximately three times per year, with additional conference call meetings as required.

Appointees are remunerated according to Schedule A, Level 1 of the Agencies and Appointments Directive.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time)
2. Member (Part-Time)
3. Member (Part-Time)
4. Member (Part-Time)
5. Member (Part-Time)
6. Member (Part-Time)
7. Member (Part-Time)
8. Member (Part-Time)