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
Climate change in northern communities
Learn about programs designed to help Indigenous and northern communities adapt to the effects of a changing climate.
Northern Projects Management Office
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.
Northern Contaminated Sites Program
Find out how contaminated sites in the North are managed and cleaned up.
Mining and minerals in the North
Learn about the development and management of minerals in Nunavut and in the Northwest Territories.
Northern petroleum resources
Learn about the governance and regulation of oil and gas exploration on Crown lands in the North.
Oil and gas activities – the North and offshore
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.
Exploration and production of oil and gas in the North/offshore
Access application forms for North/offshore activity permissions.
Petroleum and Environmental Management Tool
Learn about how this tool helps identify the vulnerability of Arctic habitats to oil and gas exploration.
The Alaska Highway Gas Pipeline
Find out about the pipeline system for transporting natural gas from Alaska to the lower 48 states, through Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Seals and sealing
Get facts and data on Canada's seal harvest and learn about the six species of seals in Canada.
Conservation of polar bears
Learn about initiatives to protect this iconic Canadian species.
BC and Yukon treaty fisheries agreements
Discover which treaties in BC and Yukon have Indigenous fisheries agreements.
Yukon salmon fishing
Salmon fishing regulations, Yukon Salmon Catch Card information, and peak times for salmon fishing in the Yukon Transboundary area.
Pacific and Yukon commercial fishing
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.
Beaufort Sea Integrated Management Area
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.