Campfire Bans and Restrictions

A campfire is an open fire that burns piled material no larger than 0.5 m in height and 0.5 m in width and is used by any person for recreational purpose, or by a First Nation for a ceremonial purpose. Many British Columbians and visitors to our province enjoy campfires. To prevent your campfire from…
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Tidal Waters Fishing Licence

There is a lot of great crabbing and prawning in and around Centre Bay. All anglers must have a licence to fish tidal (salt) waters in British Columbia. It is best to purchase your licence online before you head out.  An annual adult licence is $22,  $11 for 65 and older and free for fishers…
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Protecting the Southern Resident Killer Whale

On Friday, May 10th, the government announced the following recovery measures to protect SRKW’s. All vessels are required to stay a minimum of 400 metres away from all killer whales. Vessels are asked to reduce speed to less than 7 knots within 1,000 metres of killer whales and turn off echo sounders. Commercial vessels are…
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