Fishing and hunting

Licences, permits and funding programs related to fishing, aquaculture and migratory bird hunting.


Services and information

Aboriginal fishing

Programs that support Aboriginal fisheries, and funding for commercial fishing and conservation.

Commercial fishing

Pacific and Yukon, Atlantic and Arctic, licences, exporting, quotas, statistics, openings, closures.

Recreational fishing

Licences, regulations, funding for conservation projects, industry statistics and data.

Seals and sealing

Facts, statistics and regulations on Canada’s seal harvest, and the six species of seals affected.

Shellfish harvesting and safety

Harvesting areas, closures, safety practices, contamination and illness, reporting and the sanitation program.


Sustainable aquaculture, licences, regulations, statistics, reporting, science and research.

Migratory birds

Conservation, research, regulations, monitoring and permits relating to migratory birds.

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