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

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2018-05-30. Previous Versions

General Prohibitions

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall, in any wildlife area,

    • (a) hunt or fish,

    • (b) be in possession of any firearm, slingshot, bow and arrow, shot other than non-toxic shot or any instrument that could be used for the purpose of hunting,

    • (b.1) be in possession of, while fishing, any lead sinkers or lead jigs that weigh less than 50 grams,

    • (c) have in his possession any animal, carcass, nest, egg or a part of any of those things,

    • (d) damage, destroy or remove a plant,

    • (e) carry on any agricultural activity, graze livestock or harvest any natural or cultivated crop,

    • (f) allow any domestic animal to run at large,

    • (g) swim, picnic, camp or carry on any other recreational activity or light or maintain a fire,

    • (h) operate a conveyance,

    • (i) destroy or molest animals or carcasses, nests or eggs thereof,

    • (j) remove, deface, damage or destroy any artifact, natural object, building, fence, poster, sign or other structure,

    • (k) carry on any commercial or industrial activity,

    • (l) disturb or remove any soil, sand, gravel or other material, or

    • (m) dump or deposit any rubbish, waste material or substance that would degrade or alter the quality of the environment,

    unless he does so under and in accordance with a permit issued by the Minister pursuant to section 4.

  • (2) Where the Minister has published a notice in a local newspaper or posted a notice at the entrance of any wildlife area or on the boundary of any part thereof permitting an activity described in subsection (1), any person may carry on the activity described in the notice if the activity is carried on in accordance with the notice.

  • SOR/78-408, s. 2
  • SOR/78-466, s. 1(F)
  • SOR/94-594, ss. 5, 10, 11(F)
  • SOR/96-442, s. 2
  • SOR/97-439, s. 2

Permits

 The Minister may, on application, issue a permit to any person authorizing that person to carry on an activity described in section 3 in any wildlife area where that activity will not interfere with the conservation of wildlife.

  • SOR/78-466, s. 1(F)
  • SOR/82-871, s. 1
  • SOR/94-594, s. 6(F)

 A person to whom a permit has been issued pursuant to section 4 shall

  • (a) have the permit in his possession at all times while in the wildlife area; and

  • (b) show the permit to any wildlife officer immediately on request.

  • SOR/78-466, s. 1(F)
  • SOR/94-594, ss. 7, 11(F)

 Every permit expires on the expiry date set out in the permit or, where a permit does not contain an expiry date, on December 31st of the year in which it was issued.

 The Minister may cancel or suspend a permit where it is necessary to do so for the conservation of wildlife or wildlife habitat in a wildlife area.

  • SOR/78-466, s. 1(F)
  • SOR/82-871, s. 2
  • SOR/94-594, s. 8

 Where the Minister has published a notice in a local newspaper or posted a notice at the entrance of any wildlife area or on the boundary of any part thereof prohibiting entry to any wildlife area or part thereof, no person shall enter the area or part thereof set out in the notice.

  • SOR/78-466, s. 1(F)
  • SOR/94-594, s. 11(F)
  •  (1) A permit to hunt migratory game birds in the Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area may be issued pursuant to section 4 to a resident of Canada for the use of that resident and a guest or guests, subject to the conditions set out in subsections (2) and (3).

  • (2) The issuance of a permit, either for a hunt with a guide or for a hunt without a guide, for the period beginning at noon on the day specified in the permit and ending at noon on the following day is subject to the following conditions:

    • (a) an application for such a permit shall be in the form approved by the Minister and shall

      • (i) contain the name, address and date of birth of the applicant,

      • (ii) be sent to the Canadian Wildlife Service, Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area, Post Office Box 130, Beaupré, Montmorency County, Quebec G0A 1E0, and

      • (iii) be accompanied by a non-refundable fee as set out in Part I of Schedule III;

    • (b) only one application shall be accepted per person per 24-hour period;

    • (c) a permit shall be issued to a person chosen by lot from the list of applicants;

    • (d) every applicant who is chosen by the method described in paragraph (c) for a hunt with a guide shall, before receiving a permit, pay a non-refundable hunting fee as set out in Part II of Schedule III; and

    • (e) every applicant who is chosen by the method described in paragraph (c) for a hunt without a guide shall, before receiving a permit, pay a non-refundable hunting fee as set out in Part III of Schedule III.

  • (3) The issuance of a permit for a daily hunt is subject to the following conditions:

    • (a) a permit shall be issued to a person chosen through a telephone reservation system;

    • (b) every applicant who is chosen by the method described in paragraph (a) shall, before receiving a permit, pay a non-refundable hunting fee as set out in Part IV of Schedule III; and

    • (c) only one application shall be accepted per person per hunting day.

  • SOR/81-421, s. 1
  • SOR/83-716, s. 1
  • SOR/84-705, s. 1
  • SOR/85-899, s. 1
  • SOR/86-859, s. 1
  • SOR/91-480, s. 1
  • SOR/94-450, s. 1
  • SOR/98-431, s. 1

 No person shall hunt migratory game birds in the Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area except in a blind approved by the Minister.

  • SOR/81-421, s. 1
  •  (1) Every person who enters Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area shall pay the applicable amount, if any, set out in item 1, 2, 3 or 4 of Schedule II.

  • (2) Every person who requests naturalist services shall pay the amount set out in item 5 of Schedule II.

  • SOR/95-78, s. 2
  • SOR/99-95, s. 2
  • SOR/2003-296, s. 1
  • SOR/2018-113, s. 2

 [Repealed, SOR/99-95, s. 3]

 [Repealed, SOR/94-594, s. 9]

 
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