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Fisheries and Oceans Canada

In reference to land subdivision, the federal Ministry of Fisheries and Oceans Canada is primarily concerned with protection of fish habitat under the federal Fisheries Act. Fisheries and Oeans Canada works with the Ministry of Environment in this regard. Either or both may be asked to review a subdivision proposal.

This guide is a living document; it is subject to change without notice. Please check the Rural Subdivisions Website ( to make sure your version is sufficiently current.