About us

Our mission is to ensure Canada's aquatic ecosystems and fisheries are sustainable and economically successful. We also keep Canadian waters safe and secure.

Our organization

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) manages Canada’s fisheries and safeguards its waters. The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) is a special operating agency within DFO. It is responsible for services and programs that contribute to the safety, security and accessibility of Canada’s waterways.

Mandate and role

Departmental priorities and mandate commitments and key legislation

Who are we

Departmental officials and the organizational structure

Acts and regulations

List of acts and regulations, burden baseline, regulatory plan, service standards and interpretation policy

Reports and publications

Corporate management and reporting, videos, and reports and publications by topic

About the Canadian Coast Guard

What the Canadian Coast Guard does

Contact us

Find an office, emergency assistance, report a concern or as a question


Departmental plan, results reports, travel and hospitality expenses, government contracts, grants and contributions


News releases, media advisories, statements, backgrounders, speeches and convictions by region


Statistics related to aquaculture, commercial fisheries, recreational fishing and trade imports and exports