On June 29, 2012, the Fisheries Act was amended. Policy and regulations are now being developed to support the new fisheries protection provisions of the Act (which are not yet in force). The existing guidance and policies continue to apply. For more information, see Changes to the Fisheries Act.
If you are going to build a dock, stabilize the shore, clean your waterfront or do any other project in or around water, there are three steps that you should consider following to avoid impacts to fish and fish habitat.