Welcome to Ontariohunt.ca
Our mission is to provide our students with quality firearm, bow and hunter education whie gaining knowledge and understanding. While providing a learning environment to obtain a PAL and/or Ontario Outdoors card.
We provide services to Pembroke, Petawawa, Garrison Petawawa,
Canadian Firearm Saftey Course (PAL Course)
This is a 2 day course where you will learn about the different types of non-restricted firearms, safe handling, legalities associated with firearms, and firearms owner ship.
The course concludes with a written and practical test student must pass to obtain there PAL from the Canadian government.
Hunter Education Course
The Ontario Hunter Education
Course is a required course for any resident wishing to hunt in the
This 2 day course includes hunting laws, wildlife management, hunting techniques, hunting safety and firearm handling.
The student will have to complete a written test at the end of the course to get a valid Ontario Hunting Outdoors card for hunting.
International Bow Hunters Education Program
The IBEP program will assist hunters with the ability to hunt internationally using bow hunting equipment. Many provinces, states and countries require the IBEP be completed to hunt in there territory.
This is an 8 hour attachment course with the Ontario Hunter Education program. Students must have taken and passed the Ontario Hunter Education program to continue to obtain an International Certification.
The course concludes with a written test to certify them having passed the IBEP.
Restricted Canadian Firearm Safety Course (Restricted PAL Course)
To legally own and fire a restricted
This is a course which includes restricted firearm laws, restricted types of firearm types and handing of restricted firearms. A student must have a valid PAL or have passed the PAL test in order to complete this course.
The course is completed after a student passes both a writing and practical test.
Turkey Course Testing
To hunt turkey’s in
To take the Turkey Test you must have purchase and completed the Ontario-at-home-turkey course from the OFAH
Recent Changes to the CFSC/PAL and Restricted Challenges
On June 18, 2015 Bill C-42, 'the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act' recieved royal assent.
This includes, 'Make classroom participation in firearms safety courses mandatory for first-time licence applicants; '
This means we are no long provide challenging services for those wishing to obtain a firearm's license. To obtain a firearms license, you must take the Canadian Firearms Safety course (also known as a PAL course). Please check our website for future PAL and RPAL dates.
If you have any questions, Refer to our Q&A page.
Please feel free to call 613-732-7727 and talk to Chris if you still need help.
Please try to call during the evening or weekend hours.
We will not be holding any more Hunter or Firearms courses for 2016 beyond the dates already listed.
Courses for 2017 will be posted as soon as we can confirm dates.
Thank you and have a
safe and happy holiday season.
Class are held at the
700 Mackay St. Pembroke, Ontario,
in the Opeongo Room
unless noted otherwise on the course detials.
The Carefor Centre
(Formerly the Marguerite Centre)
700 Mackay Street
Park and use the entrance at the back parking lot.
Take the elevator/stairs to the main floor.
Follow the signs to the classroom.
Courses are usually held in the
Eganville and District
334 Gurlitz Road
Eganville, Ontario Pembroke, Ont
Youth Consent Forms
CFSC/PAL Minor Consent Form
For students under 18 years old taking any Firearms course
HE Consent Form
For students 12- 16 taking the Hunter Education Course
License Consent Form
For students 12 - 15 applying for a Outdoors Card
For Apprentice Program Information for mentor and Apprentice hunters
Important Telephone Numbers
MNR Information Center
Turkey Education Course DVD.
or order the DVD online HERE.
Outdoors Card Center
1-800-387-7011 (Lost Card)
Canadian Firearms Center
(Hunter Ed & IBEP)