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Wildlife Area Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1609)

Regulations are current to 2021-02-15 and last amended on 2020-11-30. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE I.1(Subsections 3.1(1) and (3) and 3.2(1))

Activities Authorized in Certain Wildlife Areas

PART INova Scotia

John Lusby Marsh National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Swimming
  • 4 
    Non-commercial picking of edible plants and edible mushrooms
  • 5 
    Boat launching and boat landing
  • 6 
    Motorized boating with a motor of less than 10 horsepower
  • 7 
    Non-motorized boating
  • 8 
    Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skating
  • 9 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl or upland game birds — from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 10 
    Sport fishing, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for sport fishing in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws
  • 11 
    Trapping in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for trapping in that province
  • 12 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 8 and 11 from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Sand Pond National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Participating in a group meal or group event involving 15 or more people
  • 4 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and in designated parking areas
  • 5 
    Swimming
  • 6 
    Non-commercial picking of edible plants and edible mushrooms
  • 7 
    Boat launching and boat landing
  • 8 
    Motorized boating with a motor of less than 10 horsepower
  • 9 
    Non-motorized boating
  • 10 
    Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skating
  • 11 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl or upland game birds — from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 12 
    Sport fishing, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for sport fishing in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws
  • 13 
    Trapping in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for trapping in that province
  • 14 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 10 and 13 from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Boot Island National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Non-commercial picking of edible plants and edible mushrooms
  • 4 
    Boat launching and boat landing
  • 5 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl or upland game birds — from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 6 
    Sport fishing, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for sport fishing in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws
  • 7 
    Trapping in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for trapping in that province
  • 8 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 4 and 7 from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Wallace Bay National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Participating in a group meal or group event involving 15 or more people
  • 4 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and in designated parking areas
  • 5 
    Swimming
  • 6 
    Non-commercial picking of edible plants and edible mushrooms
  • 7 
    Boat launching and boat landing
  • 8 
    Motorized boating with a motor of less than 10 horsepower
  • 9 
    Non-motorized boating
  • 10 
    Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skating
  • 11 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl or upland game birds — from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 12 
    Sport fishing, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for sport fishing in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws
  • 13 
    Trapping in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for trapping in that province
  • 14 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 10 and 13 from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Sea Wolf Island National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking, but not rock climbing or rappelling
  • 3 
    Non-commercial picking of edible plants and edible mushrooms
  • 4 
    Boat launching and boat landing
  • 5 
    Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skating
  • 6 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl or upland game birds — from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 7 
    Sport fishing, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for sport fishing in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws
  • 8 
    Trapping in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for trapping in that province
  • 9 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 5 and 8 from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Chignecto National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Participating in a group meal or group event involving 15 or more people
  • 4 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and in designated parking areas
  • 5 
    Swimming
  • 6 
    Non-commercial picking of edible plants and edible mushrooms
  • 7 
    Boat launching and boat landing
  • 8 
    Motorized boating with a motor of less than 10 horsepower
  • 9 
    Non-motorized boating
  • 10 
    Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skating
  • 11 
    Sport fishing, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for sport fishing in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws
  • 12 
    Trapping in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Nova Scotia for trapping in that province
  • 13 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 10 and 12 from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)

PART IINew Brunswick

Tintamarre National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Participating in a group meal or group event involving 15 or more people
  • 4 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and in designated parking areas
  • 5 
    Swimming
  • 6 
    Non-commercial picking of edible plants and edible mushrooms
  • 7 
    Boat launching and boat landing
  • 8 
    Motorized boating with a motor of less than 10 horsepower
  • 9 
    Non-motorized boating
  • 10 
    Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skating
  • 11 
    Sport hunting, including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl or upland game birds, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for sport hunting in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 12 
    Sport fishing, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for sport fishing in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws
  • 13 
    Trapping in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for trapping in that province
  • 14 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 10 and 13 from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Portage Island National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Non-commercial picking of edible plants and edible mushrooms
  • 4 
    Boat launching and boat landing
  • 5 
    Sport hunting, including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl or upland game birds, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit, and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for sport hunting in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 6 
    Sport fishing, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for sport fishing in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws
  • 7 
    Trapping in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for trapping in that province
  • 8 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 4 and 7 from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Shepody National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Participating in a group meal or group event involving15 or more people in the interpretation centre picnic area
  • 4 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and in designated parking areas
  • 5 
    Swimming
  • 6 
    Non-commercial picking of edible plants and edible mushrooms
  • 7 
    Boat launching and boat landing
  • 8 
    Motorized boating with a motor of less than 10 horsepower
  • 9 
    Non-motorized boating
  • 10 
    Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skating
  • 11 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl or upland game birds — except at the Daley Creek Marsh or the public access areas of Mary’s Point Unit, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for sport hunting in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 12 
    Sport fishing, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for sport fishing in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws
  • 13 
    Trapping in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for trapping in that province
  • 14 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 10 and 13 from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Cape Jourimain National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Participating in a group meal or group event involving 15 or more people in the interpretation centre picnic area
  • 4 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and in designated parking areas
  • 5 
    Swimming
  • 6 
    Non-commercial picking of edible plants and edible mushrooms
  • 7 
    Boat launching and boat landing
  • 8 
    Motorized boating with a motor of less than 10 horsepower
  • 9 
    Non-motorized boating
  • 10 
    Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skating
  • 11 
    Sport hunting of waterfowl in salt marshes — including with dogs off-leash — from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset , if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 12 
    Sport fishing, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for sport fishing in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws
  • 13 
    Trapping in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for trapping in that province
  • 14 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 10 and 13 from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Portobello Creek National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Participating in a group meal or group event involving15 or more people
  • 4 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and in designated parking areas
  • 5 
    Swimming
  • 6 
    Non-commercial picking of edible plants and edible mushrooms
  • 7 
    Boat launching and boat landing in designated areas
  • 8 
    Motorized boating with a motor of less than 10 horsepower
  • 9 
    Non-motorized boating
  • 10 
    Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skating
  • 11 
    Sport hunting, including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl or upland game birds, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for sport hunting in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 12 
    Sport fishing, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for sport fishing in that province, during the periods authorized by those laws
  • 13 
    Trapping in accordance with any applicable permit and any authorization required by the laws of New Brunswick for trapping in that province
  • 14 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 10 and 13 from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)

PART IIIQuebec

Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Non-commercial wildlife viewing on the road between the entrance to the wildlife area and the interpretation centre and on designated trails and at lookouts and observation towers and in designated areas
  • 2 
    Non-commercial hiking on the road between the entrance to the wildlife area and the interpretation centre and on designated trails
  • 3 
    Participation in a non-commercial group meal or non-commercial group event involving 15 or more people in designated areas
  • 4 
    Non-commercial operation of a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on the road between the entrance to the wildlife area and the interpretation centre and in designated parking areas
  • 5 
    Non-commercial snowshoeing on designated trails
  • 6 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 5 in designated areas during designated periods between sunset and sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Îles de Contrecœur National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Non-commercial wildlife viewing from a boat
  • 2 
    Non-commercial motorized boating in designated areas at a maximum speed of 10 km/h
  • 3 
    Non-commercial non-motorized boating
  • 4 
    Sport hunting of migratory birds — including with dogs off-leash — without a commercial guide, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset in designated areas, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Quebec for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 5 
    Sport fishing, except with a commercial guide, in designated areas in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Quebec for sport fishing in that province, except during the period beginning on March 31 in any year and ending on July 15 in the same year
Lake Saint-François National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Non-commercial wildlife viewing on designated trails and at lookouts and observation towers and in designated areas
  • 2 
    Non-commercial hiking on designated trails
  • 3 
    Participation in a non-commercial group meal or non-commercial group event involving 15 or more people in designated areas
  • 4 
    Non-commercial operation of a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and in designated parking areas
  • 5 
    Non-commercial boat launching and boat landing in designated areas during designated periods
  • 6 
    Non-commercial boating in designated areas during designated periods
  • 7 
    Non-commercial snowshoeing on designated trails
  • 8 
    Sport hunting of migratory birds — including with dogs off-leash — without a commercial guide, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset in designated areas, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Quebec for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
Pointe de l’Est National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Non-commercial wildlife viewing on designated trails and at lookouts and observation towers and in designated areas
  • 2 
    Non-commercial hiking on designated trails
  • 3 
    Participation in a non-commercial group meal or non-commercial group event involving 15 or more people in designated areas
  • 4 
    Non-commercial operation of a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and in designated parking areas
  • 5 
    Non-commercial operation of an all-terrain vehicle on designated trails and in designated parking areas
  • 6 
    Non-commercial berry picking, by hand and without tools, up to a maximum daily amount of 22.7 litres (5 gallons) of all types of berries combined, per person, in designated areas
  • 7 
    Non-commercial snowshoeing on designated trails
  • 8 
    Sport hunting of migratory birds — including with dogs off-leash — without a commercial guide, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset in designated areas, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Quebec for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
Baie de L’Isle-Verte National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Non-commercial wildlife viewing on designated trails and at lookouts and observation towers and in designated areas
  • 2 
    Non-commercial hiking on designated trails
  • 3 
    Participation in a non-commercial group meal or non-commercial group event involving 15 or more people in designated areas
  • 4 
    Non-commercial operation of a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and in designated parking areas
  • 5 
    Non-commercial snowshoeing on designated trails
  • 6 
    Sport hunting of migratory birds — including with dogs off-leash — without a commercial guide, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset in designated areas, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Quebec for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
Estuary Islands National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Non-commercial non-motorized boating, from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Pointe-au-Père National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Non-commercial wildlife viewing on designated trails and at lookouts and observation towers and in designated areas
  • 2 
    Non-commercial hiking on designated trails
  • 3 
    Participation in a non-commercial group meal or non-commercial group event involving 15 or more people in designated areas
  • 4 
    Non-commercial operation of a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle on designated roads and in designated parking areas

PART IVOntario

Big Creek National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing on designated roads and trails and in designated areas during designated periods
  • 2 
    Hiking at the locations referred to in item 1 during designated periods
  • 3 
    Participation in a group meal or group event involving 15 or more people at the locations referred to in item 1 during designated periods
  • 4 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and trails and in designated parking areas
  • 5 
    Boat launching and boat landing of
    • (a) 
      motorized and non-motorized boats, in the Big Creek Unit on the Big Creek Channel; and
    • (b) 
      non-motorized boats, in the Hahn Marsh Unit on the Hahn Access Channel
  • 6 
    Motorized boating in designated areas of the Big Creek Unit at a maximum speed of 8 km/h
  • 7 
    Non-motorized boating
    • (a) 
      in the Big Creek Unit on the Big Creek Channel and in designated areas outside the North Cell, South Cell, North Pond, Centre Pond and South Pond; and
    • (b) 
      in the Hahn Marsh Unit on the Hahn Access Channel and in designated hunting areas
  • 8 
    Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on designated roads and trails and in designated parking areas
  • 9 
    Sport hunting of waterfowl — including with dogs off leash — in designated areas from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Ontario for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 10 
    Operation by sport hunters of a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and trails and in designated parking areas, from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3), during the period beginning on September 10 in any year and ending on December 20 in the same year
  • 11 
    Overnight parking by sport hunters in designated parking areas in the Hahn Marsh Unit, for a maximum of two consecutive days, during the period beginning on September 10 in any year and ending on December 20 in the same year
  • 12 
    Sport fishing, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Ontario for sport fishing in that province
Mohawk Island National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing during the period beginning on September 1 in any year and ending on March 31 in the following year
  • 2 
    Hiking during the period referred to in item 1
  • 3 
    Swimming during the period referred to in item 1
  • 4 
    Boat launching and boat landing during the period referred to in item 1
  • 5 
    Sport fishing from the shoreline, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Ontario for sport fishing in that province, during the period referred to in item 1
Long Point National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing on designated beaches up to the dunes during the period beginning on May 15 in any year and ending on September 15 in the same year
  • 2 
    Hiking at the locations referred to in item 1 during the period referred to in item 1
  • 3 
    Swimming at designated beach areas
  • 4 
    Motorized boating in designated areas at a maximum speed of 8 km/h
  • 5 
    Non-motorized boating in designated areas
  • 6 
    Sport hunting of waterfowl, including with dogs off-leash, in designated areas from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Ontario for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 7 
    Sport fishing, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Ontario for sport fishing in that province
Mississippi Lake National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing in designated areas
  • 2 
    Hiking in designated areas
  • 3 
    Participation in a group meal or group event involving 15 or more people in designated areas
  • 4 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and in designated parking areas
  • 5 
    Swimming from the boat launch area on McIntyre Creek during the period beginning on May 15 in any year and ending on September 15 in the same year
  • 6 
    Boat launching and boat landing at the boat launch area on McIntyre Creek, except during the period beginning on September 15 in any year and ending on December 15 in the same year, when boat launching and boat landing are permitted solely in order to access Mississipi Lake
  • 7 
    Motorized and non-motorized boating, except during the period referred to item 6, when boating is permitted solely on McIntyre Creek in order to access Mississipi Lake
  • 8 
    Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on designated trails
  • 9 
    Sport fishing, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Ontario for sport fishing in that province, from the day in any year on which McEwen Bay is free of ice to September 15 of the same year
  • 10 
    Activities referred to in items 1, 2, 4 and 8 on designated roads and in designated parking areas from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
St. Clair National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing on designated roads and trails and in designated areas
  • 2 
    Hiking at the locations referred to in item 1
  • 3 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and trails and in designated parking areas
  • 4 
    Boating in the Bear Creek Unit on Bear Creek and on Maxwell Drain
  • 5 
    Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on designated roads and trails and in designated parking areas
  • 6 
    Sport fishing, other than from the shoreline, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Ontario for sport fishing in that province
Wye Marsh National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing on designated roads and trails and in designated parking areas
  • 2 
    Hiking at the locations referred to in item 1
  • 3 
    Participation in a group meal or a group event involving 15 or more people in designated areas
  • 4 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, at the locations referred to in item 1
  • 5 
    Parking in designated parking areas
  • 6 
    Non-motorized boating in designated areas
  • 7 
    Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in designated areas
  • 8 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 7 in designated areas during designated periods from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Prince Edward Point National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing on designated roads and trails and in designated parking area
  • 2 
    Hiking at the locations referred to in item 1
  • 3 
    Participation in a group meal or group event involving 15 or more people at the locations referred to in item 1
  • 4 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and trails and in designated parking areas
  • 5 
    Swimming at designated beach areas
  • 6 
    Boat launching and boat landing at a designated boat launch area
  • 7 
    Boating
  • 8 
    Overnight parking of vehicles, including boat trailers, at the parking lot of a designated boat launch area
  • 9 
    Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on designated roads and trails and in designated parking areas
  • 10 
    Sport fishing from the shoreline, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Ontario for sport fishing in that province

PART VManitoba

Pope National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Non-commercial berry picking
  • 4 
    Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skating
  • 5 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl — without a commercial guide, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Manitoba for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 6 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 4 during the hour before sunrise and the hour after sunset, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Rockwood National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Non-commercial berry picking
  • 4 
    Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skating
  • 5 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl — without a commercial guide, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Manitoba for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 6 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 4 during the hour before sunrise and the hour after sunset, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)

PART VISaskatchewan

Bradwell National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Non-commercial berry picking
  • 4 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl — without a commercial guide, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Saskatchewan for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 5 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 3 during the hour before sunrise and the hour after sunset, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Prairie National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Non-commercial berry picking
  • 4 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl — without a commercial guide, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Saskatchewan for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 5 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 3 during the hour before sunrise and the hour after sunset, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Stalwart National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Non-commercial berry picking
  • 4 
    Non-motorized boating
  • 5 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl — without a commercial guide, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Saskatchewan for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 6 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 4 during the hour before sunrise and the hour after sunset, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Tway National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Non-commercial berry picking
  • 4 
    Non-motorized boat launching and boat landing
  • 5 
    Non-motorized boating
  • 6 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl — without a commercial guide, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Saskatchewan for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 7 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 5 during the hour before sunrise and the hour after sunset, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Webb National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Non-commercial berry picking
  • 4 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl — without a commercial guide, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Saskatchewan for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 5 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 3 during the hour before sunrise and the hour after sunset, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Raven Island National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Non-commercial berry picking
  • 4 
    Boat launching and landing
  • 5 
    Sport fishing, except with a commercial guide, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Saskatchewan for sport fishing in that province
  • 6 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 5 during the hour before sunrise and the hour after sunset, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and trails and in designated parking areas
  • 4 
    Swimming
  • 5 
    Non-commercial berry picking
  • 6 
    Non-motorized boat launching and boat landing
  • 7 
    Non-motorized boating
  • 8 
    Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skating
  • 9 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl — without a commercial guide, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Saskatchewan for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 10 
    Non-commercial sport fishing in designated areas in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Saskatchewan for sport fishing in that province, during the period beginning on May 15 in one year and ending on March 30 in the following year
  • 11 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 8 and 10 during the hour before sunrise and the hour after sunset, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)

PART VIIAlberta

Blue Quills National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Non-commercial berry picking
  • 4 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl — without a commercial guide, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Alberta for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 5 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 3 during the hour before sunrise and the hour after sunset, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Spiers Lake National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Non-commercial berry picking
  • 4 
    Sport hunting — including with dogs off-leash when hunting waterfowl — without a commercial guide, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Alberta for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 5 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 3 during the hour before sunrise and the hour after sunset, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)

PART VIIIBritish Columbia

Alaksen National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing during designated opening hours
  • 2 
    Hiking on designated roads and trails during designated opening hours
  • 3 
    Participating in a group meal or group event involving 15 or more people in designated areas during designated opening hours
  • 4 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and trails and in designated parking areas during designated opening hours
  • 5 
    Motorized and non-motorized boating in the main channel portion of the Fraser River located in the wildlife area
  • 6 
    Sport fishing from a boat in the portion of the Fraser River located in the wildlife area, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of British Columbia for sport fishing in that province
  • 7 
    Activities referred to in items 5 and 6 from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
Widgeon Valley National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing from non-motorized boats located in the water
  • 2 
    Non-motorized boating
  • 3 
    Sport fishing from a non-motorized boat in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of British Columbia for sport fishing in that province
Columbia National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking on designated trails
  • 3 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and trails and in designated parking areas
Qualicum National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking on designated trails
  • 3 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and trails and in designated parking areas
  • 4 
    Sport hunting of waterfowl — including with dogs off-leash — in designated areas in the Rosewall Creek Unit, from half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset, if the hunting is carried out
    • (a) 
      in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of British Columbia for sport hunting in that province; and
    • (b) 
      without the use of toxic shot
  • 5 
    Operation by sport hunters of a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and trails and in designated parking areas, from one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset
  • 6 
    Sport fishing in designated areas of the Rosewall Creek Unit in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of British Columbia for sport fishing in that province
Vaseux-Bighorn National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking on designated trails
  • 3 
    Operating a vehicle, other than a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, on designated roads and trails and in designated parking areas
  • 4 
    Non-motorized boating
  • 5 
    Sport fishing from a non-motorized boat in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of British Columbia for sport fishing in that province

PART IXYukon

Nisutlin River Delta National Wildlife Area
  • 1 
    Wildlife viewing
  • 2 
    Hiking
  • 3 
    Allowing a dog to run at large with or without a leash longer than 3 metres, if the dog is under the control of the owner or of another person at all times
  • 4 
    Participation in a group meal or group event involving 15 or more people
  • 5 
    Operating a snowmobile
  • 6 
    Camping
  • 7 
    Lighting or maintaining a campfire, except during a period for which Yukon has issued a fire ban by ministerial order for any area adjacent to the wildlife area
  • 8 
    Swimming
  • 9 
    Non-commercial berry picking
  • 10 
    Boat launching and boat landing
  • 11 
    Motorized boating, other than air boats, hovercraft and motorized personal watercraft and other than while towing a barge or platform
  • 12 
    Non-motorized boating
  • 13 
    Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skating
  • 14 
    Sport hunting, except with toxic shot or with a commercial guide, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Yukon for sport hunting in that territory, during the hour before sunrise and the hour after sunset, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
  • 15 
    Sport fishing, except with a sinker that contains any amount of lead or with a commercial guide, in accordance with any applicable federal permit and any authorization required by the laws of Yukon for sport fishing in that territory
  • 16 
    Carrying a firearm for self-defence
  • 17 
    Commercial wilderness tourism, in designated areas during designated periods, in accordance with any authorization required by the laws of Yukon for commercial wilderness tourism in that territory
  • 18 
    Activities referred to in items 1 to 13 and 15 to 17 from sunset to sunrise, in addition to during the period referred to in subsection 3.1(3)
  • SOR/2020-256, s. 50
 
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