Annual Report to Parliament on the Administration and Enforcement of the Fisheries Protection and Pollution Prevention Provisions of the Fisheries Act – April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015

Published by:

Communications Branch
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0E6

DFO/2016-1938

Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2016

PDF version: Cat. No. Fs1-57E-PDF

Correct citation for this publication:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada. 2016. Annual Report to Parliament on the Administration and Enforcement of the Fisheries Protection and Pollution Prevention Provisions of the Fisheries Act – April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015.

Table of contents

1.0  Overview

2.0 Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Administration of the fisheries protection provisions and the pollution prevention provisions as they related to aquaculture, aquatic invasive species and aquatic species that constitute a pest to fisheries, of the Fisheries Act

3.0 Environment and Climate Change Canada

Administration of the Pollution Prevention Provisions of the Fisheries Act

List of Tables

Table 1: Projects Reviewed by NEB (2014-2015)

Table 2: Projects Monitored by NEB (2014-2015)

Table 3: Summary of Referral by Primary Impact (2014-2015)

Table 4: Advice Provided and Authorizations Issued (2014-2015)

Table 5: Program Response Provided (2014-2015)

Table 6: Notification of Use of Class Authorization (2014-2015)

Table 7: Conservation and Protection Fish Habitat/Fisheries Enforcement Activities by Region (2014-2015)

Table 8: Convictions Reported Under the Fisheries Protection and Pollution Prevention Provision of the Fisheries Act

Table 9: ECCC Enforcement Activities and Measures Taken (2014-2015)

Table 10: ECCC Investigations Breakdown (2014-2015)

Table 11: Prosecutions and Results (2014-2015)

List of Figures

Figure 1: Percent Referral by Region (2014-2015)

Figure 2: Percent of Advice Provided by Region (2014-2015)

Figure 3: Percent of Authorization Issued by Region (2014-2015)

Figure 4: Percent of Program Response Provided by Region (2014-2015)

Figure 5: Level of Work Conservation and Protection Undertook with Proponents (2014-2015)

List of Acronyms and Abbreviations