Consultation on proposed national ticketing for fisheries violations

Current status: Open

We plan to expand our options for enforcing the following regulations:

We want to expand our use of tickets for minor fishing offences.


Currently, fishery officers can either issue a warning or lay charges. Using tickets for minor fisheries violations would have the following positive effects:


We’re looking for comments from:


The purpose of this consultation is to ask for your comments on:

When and where

The online consultation will be available until January 31, 2018.

How to participate

If you want to participate in the consultation, you may review the consultation deck in the related links section and:

Your feedback will be used to develop options going forward. 

Related links

Contact us

DFO Ticketing Consultation
200 Kent Street
Ottawa, ON  K1A 0E6