Fisheries and Oceans Canada in the Arctic Region

Features

Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Arctic Region exemplifies the Government of Canada’s commitment to advancing reconciliation and pursuing a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples that is based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership. The department's main activities in the region are:

  • Management of fisheries and Marine Protected Areas/Refuges
  • Compliance monitoring and enforcement for northern fisheries, marine mammals and Marine Protected Areas/Refuges
  • Marine environmental protection and research
  • Management of federally owned small craft harbours
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Locations

The Arctic regional headquarters is in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. Area offices operate from key locations spread across the Canadian North. The Region is inclusive of the Yukon North slope, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Nunavik, Nunatsiavut, and Hudson and James Bay. This boundary is inclusive of Inuit Nunangat.

Main offices

Main offices

Rankin Inlet (Regional Headquarters)

Contact information

18-4 Sivulliq Avenue
Inukshuk Building
PO Box 888

Telephone: 867-645-4621
Fax: 867-645-4629
Email: DFO.ArcticRDGO-BDGRArctique.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead

Locations - A to Z

Office locations - A to Z

Hay River

Contact information

42043 MacKenzie Hwy
Hay River NT  X0E 0R9

Telephone: 867-875-5300
Fax: 867-874-6922
Email: info@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Services available

Inuvik

Contact information

P.O. Box 1871
Inuvik NT  X0E 0T0

Telephone: 867-777-7500
Fax: 867-777-7501
Email: info@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4:30 pm


Iqaluit (area office)

Contact information

630 Mivvik St
Iqaluit NU  X0A 0H0

Telephone: 867-979-8000
Fax: 867-979-8039
Email: info@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


Winnipeg (Freshwater Institute)

Contact information

501 University Cres
Winnipeg MB  R3T 2N6

Telephone: 204-983-5000
Fax: 204-983-6285
Email: info@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead


Yellowknife (area office)

Contact information

301-5204 50 Ave
Yellowknife NT  X1A 1E2

Telephone: 867-669-4900
Fax: 867-669-4941
Email: info@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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