What we do

Our mandate, programs, and service standards.

Mandate and role

Our mandate, priorities, and core responsibilities.

Programs and Initiatives

What we are doing to support departmental priorities and mandate commitments

Service standards

Our commitment to the level of performance for grants and contributions that you can expect under normal circumstances.

Stakeholder engagement

To seek consultation on issues of importance to Canadians and their families.

Reports and statistics

Statistics related to aquaculture, commercial fisheries, recreational fishing and trade imports and exports.


Financial and human resources-related information to provide Canadians transparency about our work.

Campaigns and promotions

See what DFO is promoting to Canadians.

About the Canadian Coast Guard

What the Canadian Coast Guard does.

About the Canadian Hydrographic Service

Learn about who we are, how and why we work, our history and the regulations we follow.