Fisheries Act updates to better protect fish and fish habitat

The modernized Fisheries Act will strengthen our ability to protect fish and their habitat.

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What’s changed in the Fisheries Act

The modernized Fisheries Act will restore lost protections and incorporate modern safeguards that will help protect fish and their habitat. The fish and fish habitat protection provisions will officially come into force in the coming months. With these provisions in place, the Act will:

Effects of the changes

These changes to the Fisheries Act give us increased oversight of development activities and the management of fish and fish habitat. This increased oversight will:

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