Access to practical tools & resources to help Canadians better understand and conserve wetlands.


Authorizes the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to manage and protect Canada's fisheries and fish habitat:

  • prevents damage or destruction of wetlands that contribute to a fishery
  • provisions for pollution prevention, conservation and protection of fish habitat
  • penalties include fines, imprisonment, and orders requiring the restoration of damaged fish habitat

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Regions: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Canada, Nunavut

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