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About us

Our mission is to ensure Canada's aquatic ecosystems and fisheries are sustainable and economically successful. We also keep Canadian waters safe and secure.

Our organization

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) manages Canada’s fisheries and safeguards its waters. The Canadian Coast Guard is a special operating agency within DFO. It is responsible for services and programs that contribute to the safety, security and accessibility of Canada’s waterways.

What we do

Our mandate, programs and service standards.

Who are we

Departmental officials and the organizational structure.

Acts and regulations

List of acts and regulations, burden baseline, regulatory plan, service standards and interpretation policy.

Reports and publications

Corporate management and reporting, videos, reports and publications by topic.

Contact us

Find an office, emergency assistance, report a concern or ask a question.


News releases, media advisories, statements, backgrounders, speeches and convictions by region.

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