Fisheries and Oceans Canada in the Maritimes Region

Features

The department's main activities in the Maritimes Region are:

  • management of fisheries
  • management of sustainable aquaculture
  • marine transportation services and safety
  • marine, freshwater and nautical sciences
  • marine environmental protection and research
  • management of federally owned small craft harbours
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Locations

The Maritimes regional headquarters can be found in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Numerous offices as well as 4 research centres are located throughout the southern parts of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

Main offices

Main offices

Dartmouth (regional headquarters)

Contact information

Bedford Institute of Oceanography
1 Challenger Dr
P.O. Box 1006
Dartmouth NS  B2Y 4A2

Telephone: 902-426-2373
Fax: 902-426-8484
Email: info@dfo-mpo.gc.ca or WebmasterBIO-IOB@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


St. George (area office)

Contact information

99 Mount Pleasant Rd
P.O. Box 1009
St. George NB  E5C 3S9

Telephone: 506-755-5050
Fax: 506-755-5061
Email: info@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)


Sydney (area office)

Contact information

1270 Westmount Rd
Sydney NS  B1R 0A4

Telephone: 902-564-3944
Fax: 902-564-7398
Email: info@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)


Yarmouth (area office)

Contact information

215 Main St
Yarmouth NS  B5A 4B5

Telephone: 902-742-0870
Fax: 902-742-6893
Email: info@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm

Locations - A to C

Office locations - A to C

Barrington Passage

Contact information

3866 Hwy 3
P.O. Box 193
Barrington Passage NS  B0W 1G0

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 902-637-2851
Fax: 902-637-2944
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)


Bridgewater

Contact information

280 Logan Rd
P.O. Box 2500
Bridgewater NS  B4V 3X1

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 902-527-5574
Fax: 902-527-5590
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)


Burnside

Contact information

13B Akerley Blvd
Dartmouth NS  B3B 1J6

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 902-426-9010
Fax: 902-426-5108
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 7 am to 3 pm (Call ahead)


Campobello

Contact information

1715 Route 774
Campobello NB  E5E 1K7

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 506-752-2935
Fax: 506-752-2634
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead


Coldbrook (Coldbrook Biodiversity Facility)

Contact information

1420 Fish Hatchery Rd, Hwy 1
Coldbrook NS  B4R 1B6

Telephone: 902-679-5572

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead

Services available
  • Take a self-guided tour or book a guided tour by calling.
Locations - D to K

Office locations - D to K

Dartmouth (Bedford Institute of Oceanography)

Contact information

Bedford Institute of Oceanography
1 Challenger Dr
P.O. Box 1006
Dartmouth NS  B2Y 4A2

Telephone: 902-426-2373
Fax: 902-426-8484
Email: WebmasterBIO-IOB@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead

Services available

Digby

Contact information

24 Industrial Dr
Digby NS  B0V 1A0

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 902-245-2544
Fax: 902-245-6703
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)


Fredericton

Contact information

40 Avonlea Court
P.O. Box 277
Fredericton NB  E3B 4Y9

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 506-452-3018, poste 221
Fax: 506-452-2490
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)


French Village (Mactaquac Biodiversity Facility)

Contact information

114 Fish Hatchery Lane
French Village NB  E3E 2C6

Telephone: 506-363-3021

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 9 am to 3:30pm (Call ahead)

Services available
  • Book a guided tour by calling. (available between May 15 to August 31)

Grand Manan

Contact information

979 Route 776
Grand Manan NB  E5G 4E5

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 506-662-3151
Fax: 506-662-8292
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead


Ingonish

Contact information

37851 Cabot Trail
P.O. Box 81
Ingonish NS  B0C 1L0

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 902-285-2408
Fax: 902-285-2887
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead

Locations - L to O

Office locations - L to O

Lennox Passage

Contact information

934 Hwy 320
P.O. Box 579
Lennox Passage NS  B0E 1VO

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 902-345-2123
Fax: 902-345-2125
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 7:30 am to 3 pm (Call ahead)


Liverpool

Contact information

488 Old Port Mouton Rd
P.O. Box 130
Liverpool NS  B0T 1K0

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 902-354-6030
Fax: 902-354-6034
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 7:30 am to 3:30 pm (Call ahead)


Meteghan

Contact information

7949 Hwy RR #1
P.O. Box 8
Meteghan NS  B0W 2J0

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 902-645-2045
Fax: 902-645-3858
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)

Locations - P to S

Office locations - P to S

Quispamsis

Contact information

144 Millennium Dr
Quispamsis NB  E2E 6E6

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 506-849-1416, poste 221
Fax: 506-848-4929
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 7:20 am to 3:20 pm (Call ahead)


Shelburne

Contact information

362 Ohio Rd, Hwy 203
P.O. Box 490
Shelburne NS  B0T 1W0

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 902-875-2360
Fax: 902-875-4740
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)


Sherbrooke

Contact information

128 Old Road Hill
P.O. Box 274
Sherbrooke NS  B0J 3C0

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 902-522-2666
Fax: 902-522-2836
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)


St. Andrews (St. Andrews Biological Station)

Contact information

125 Marine Science Drive
St. Andrews, NB E5B 0E4

Telephone: 506-529-8854
Fax: 506-529-5862
Email: XMARSABS@mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca

We are unable to provide public tours, but please visit our display at the Huntsman Marine Science Centre.

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead


St. George

Contact information

100 Mount Pleasant Rd
St. George NB  E5C 3S9

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 506-755-5000
Fax: 506-755-5005
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead


Sydney

Contact information

1270 Westmount Rd
P.O. Box 1027
Sydney NS  B1P 6J9

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 902-564-3944
Fax: 902-564-2585
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)

Locations - T to Z

Office locations - T to Z

Truro

Contact information

194 Parkway Dr
Truro NS  B6L 1N8

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 902-896-2991
Fax: 902-896-2995
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: Call ahead


Tusket

Contact information

209 Slocomb Cres
P.O. Box 158
Tusket NS  B0W 3M0

Toll-free: 1-800-565-1633
Telephone: 902-648-5000
Fax: 902-648-5006
Email: xmarregulations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Service hours

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (Call ahead)