The Department has extended the deadline to participate in the consultation process on Marine Recreational Fishing Licences for Eastern Canada to September 18, 2017.
On May 19, 2017, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced it would consider a new marine recreational licensing system in Eastern Canada.
The Department is seeking views on a new marine recreational licence for Eastern Canada.
The public and industry have a variety of methods via which they can provide comments to DFO:
1. Information on the marine recreational fishing licence for Eastern Canada and the consultation process is available at the Department’s website: http://www.nfl.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/NL/CC/Recreational-Groundfish-Consultations. The website provides an option via which to submit written comments.
2. Comments, written submissions or any related questions can also be submitted directly to the following DFO email address: Recfish/PecheRec.XNCR@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
3. Optionally, any written feedback can be submitted to by mail to:
Attn: Marine Recreational License for Eastern Canada
Room 13S038 – Fisheries Resource Management
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
200 Kent St Ottawa ON