Environment and natural resources in the North
Learn more about co-management of natural resources, climate change, environmental protection and fishing/hunting in the North.
Services and information
Learn about programs designed to help Indigenous and northern communities adapt to the effects of a changing climate.
Find out about the coordination of the regulatory processes in the North, as well as how communities can prepare to participate in and benefit from major northern mining projects.
Find out how contaminated sites in the North are managed and cleaned up.
Learn about the development and management of minerals in Nunavut and in the Northwest Territories.
Find out about the management of water resources in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories.
Learn about the governance and regulation of oil and gas exploration on Crown lands in the North.
Find out about the regulation of oil and gas exploration and activities in Nunavut, Arctic offshore, Hudson Bay, West Coast offshore, Gulf of St. Lawrence, onshore Sable Island and part of the Bay of Fundy.
Access application forms for North/offshore activity permissions.
Learn about how this tool helps identify the vulnerability of Arctic habitats to oil and gas exploration.
Find out about the pipeline system for transporting natural gas from Alaska to the lower 48 states, through Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Get facts and data on Canada's seal harvest and learn about the six species of seals in Canada.
Learn about initiatives to protect this iconic Canadian species.
Discover which treaties in BC and Yukon have Indigenous fisheries agreements.
Salmon fishing regulations, Yukon Salmon Catch Card information, and peak times for salmon fishing in the Yukon Transboundary area.
British Columbia and Yukon commercial fisheries. Includes regulations, openings and closures, management plans, maps, forms, and stock status reports.
Current fishery decisions impacting Atlantic and Arctic fisheries. Opening and closing dates, total allowable catches, and management plans.
Discover the six goals of the Integrated Ocean Management Plan for the Beaufort Sea and learn about Tarium Niryutait MPA, Canada's first Arctic Oceans Act Marine Protected Area. Access publications related to this northwestern corner of the country.