Fisheries and Oceans Canada in the Maritimes Region

Features

The department's main activities in the Maritimes Region are:

  • management of fisheries
  • management of sustainable aquaculture
  • marine transportation services and safety
  • marine, freshwater and nautical sciences
  • marine environmental protection and research
  • management of federally owned small craft harbours
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Locations

The Maritimes regional headquarters can be found in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Numerous offices as well as 4 research centres are located throughout the southern parts of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

Latest

GoC is investing in science
2017-07-19 - News Release

Investments in science will help protect our oceans and ensure that our fisheries and aquaculture sectors provide meaningful employment for Canadians for generations to come.

DFO researchers at the BIO discover new species
2017-05-25 - News Release

A new species of carnivorous sponge has been discovered in the North Atlantic Ocean by a team of scientists from the Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO).

Main offices

Main offices

Dartmouth (regional headquarters)

Contact information

Bedford Institute of Oceanography
1 Challenger Dr
P.O. Box 1006
Dartmouth NS  B2Y 4A2

Toll-free:  1-800-782-3058
Telephone:  902-426-2373
Fax: 902-426-8484
Email:  info@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


St. George (area office)

Contact information

99 Mount Pleasant Rd
P.O. Box 1009
St. George NB  E5C 3S9

Telephone:  506-755-5050
Fax: 506-755-5061
Email:  info@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


Sydney (area office)

Contact information

1270 Westmount Rd
Sydney NS  B1R 0A4

Telephone:  902-564-2400
Fax: 902-564-7398
Email:  info@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


Yarmouth (area office)

Contact information

215 Main St
Yarmouth NS  B5A 4B5

Telephone:  902-742-0870
Fax: 902-742-6893
Email:  info@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed

Locations - A to C

Office locations - A to C

Barrington Passage

Contact information

3866 Hwy 3
P.O. Box 193
Barrington Passage NS  B0W 1G0

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  902-637-2851
Fax: 902-637-2944
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


Bridgewater

Contact information

280 Logan Rd
P.O. Box 2500
Bridgewater NS  B4V 3X1

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  902-527-5574
Fax: 902-527-5590
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


Burnside

Contact information

13B Akerley Blvd
Dartmouth NS  B3B 1J6

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  902-426-9010
Fax: 902-426-5108
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 7 am to 3 pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


Campobello

Contact information

1715 Route 774
Campobello NB  E5E 1K7

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  506-752-2935
Fax: 506-752-2634
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


Coldbrook (Coldbrook Biodiversity Facility)

Contact information

1420 Fish Hatchery Rd, Hwy 1
Coldbrook NS  B4R 1B6

Telephone:  902-679-5572

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed

Services available
  • Take a self-guided tour or book a guided tour by calling.
Locations - D to K

Office locations - D to K

Dartmouth (Bedford Institute of Oceanography)

Contact information

Bedford Institute of Oceanography
1 Challenger Dr
P.O. Box 1006
Dartmouth NS  B2Y 4A2

Telephone:  902-426-2373
Fax: 902-426-8484
Email:  WebmasterBIO-IOB@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed

Services available

Digby

Contact information

24 Industrial Dr
Digby NS  B0V 1A0

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  902-245-2544
Fax: 902-245-6703
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


Fredericton

Contact information

40 Avonlea Court
P.O. Box 277
Fredericton NB  E3B 4Y9

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  506-452-3018, poste 221
Fax: 506-452-2490
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


French Village (Mactaquac Biodiversity Facility)

Contact information

114 Fish Hatchery Lane
French Village NB  E3E 2C6

Telephone:  506-363-3021

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 9 am to 3:30pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed

Services available
  • Book a guided tour by calling. (available between May 15 to August 31)

Grand Manan

Contact information

979 Route 776
Grand Manan NB  E5G 4E5

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  506-662-3151
Fax: 506-662-8292
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


Ingonish

Contact information

37851 Cabot Trail
P.O. Box 81
Ingonish NS  B0C 1L0

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  902-285-2408
Fax: 902-285-2887
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed

Locations - L to O

Office locations - L to O

Lennox Passage

Contact information

934 Hwy 320
P.O. Box 579
Lennox Passage NS  B0E 1VO

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  902-345-2123
Fax: 902-345-2125
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 7:30 am to 3 pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


Liverpool

Contact information

488 Old Port Mouton Rd
P.O. Box 130
Liverpool NS  B0T 1K0

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  902-354-6030
Fax: 902-354-6034
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 7:30 am to 3:30 pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


Meteghan

Contact information

7949 Hwy RR #1
P.O. Box 8
Meteghan NS  B0W 2J0

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  902-645-2045
Fax: 902-645-3858
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed

Locations - P to S

Office locations - P to S

Quispamsis

Contact information

144 Millennium Dr
Quispamsis NB  E2E 6E6

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  506-849-1416, poste 221
Fax: 506-848-4929
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 7:20 am to 3:20 pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


Shelburne

Contact information

362 Ohio Rd, Hwy 203
P.O. Box 490
Shelburne NS  B0T 1W0

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  902-875-2360
Fax: 902-875-4740
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


Sherbrooke

Contact information

128 Old Road Hill
P.O. Box 274
Sherbrooke NS  B0J 3C0

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  902-522-2666
Fax: 902-522-2836
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


St. Andrews (St. Andrews Biological Station)

Contact information

531 Brandy Cove Road
St. Andrews NB  E5B 2L9

Telephone:  506-529-8854
Fax: 506-529-5862
Email:  XMARSABS@mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Heures de service

Monday to Friday: Call ahead
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


St. George

Contact information

100 Mount Pleasant Rd
St. George NB  E5C 3S9

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  506-755-5000
Fax: 506-755-5005
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


Sydney

Contact information

1270 Westmount Rd
P.O. Box 1027
Sydney NS  B1P 6J9

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  902-564-7211
Fax: 902-564-2585
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed

Locations - T to Z

Office locations - T to Z

Truro

Contact information

194 Parkway Dr
Truro NS  B6L 1N8

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  902-896-2991
Fax: 902-896-2995
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed


Tusket

Contact information

209 Slocomb Cres
P.O. Box 158
Tusket NS  B0W 3M0

Toll-free:  1-800-565-1633
Telephone:  902-648-5000
Fax: 902-648-5006
Email:  xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Holidays: Closed