Agriculture, food, forestry and fishing regulation
Get information on the regulation of business activities relating to food, animals, plants, grain, fishing, aquaculture and forestry.
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Learn about the regulation of business activities relating to food products and food service in Canada.
Get information on the regulation of animal resources, animal feeds, veterinary biologics and animal products.
Learn about the regulation of plant resources in Canada, including plant protection, plant breeders' rights, variety registration, fertilizers, and more.
The Centre of Administration is stakeholders' first point of contact for all non-technical questions about CFIA issued permissions, which includes checking the status of an application, and seeking administrative guidance to complete an application or renewal for any of the services provided under "Permission".
The Pre-market Application Submissions Office (PASO) delivers and coordinates the services and activities related to reviewing and processing applications for products requiring a Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) pre-market approval.
Find information, services and fees that regulate primary, terminal and process elevators and grain dealers, as well as protect Canadian grain producers.
Find policies, trade memos and orders that guide and direct the grain industry.
Learn how the Farm Products Council of Canada provides oversight to national marketing agencies in farm product supply management.
Learn about the process for establishing a promotion and research agency and access guidelines and other information on the legal aspects of these organizations.
Renew or apply for your commercial fishing licence online. Access fishery management plans, openings and closures, register your catch for export, fishery quotas, total allowable catch information, and other regulatory information.
Find out how the aquaculture industry is regulated in Canada.
Includes laws, regulations and policies governing aquaculture activities in Canada, regulatory changes, role of government and industry and regulatory research.
Learn about sustainable forest management in Canada and the related requirements for forestry companies.
Learn about measurement accuracy inspections for specific industry sectors including dairy, downstream petroleum, fishing, forestry, grain and field crops, mining, retail food and retail petroleum.
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