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 between September 1 and December 31, 2017.

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