Hunting regulations for migratory birds: provincial and territorial summaries 2022 to 2023


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The Migratory Birds Hunting Regulations summaries are summaries of the annual hunting regulations for each province and territory, including season dates and bag limits. The paper versions will be available at Canada Post outlets, along with the hunting permits.

For complete information on fines, general prohibitions, permitted hunting methods and equipment, the requirement to have adequate means to retrieve birds immediately, restrictions on the use of bait, the description of hunting zones and other restrictions on hunting, please refer to the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994 and Migratory Birds Regulations, 2022.

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