Permits are documents that grant a group or individual legal permission to carry out an activity for a specified period of time. Environment and Climate Change Canada issues permits and licences for a variety of commercial, industrial and recreational activities.

Permits administered by the Department pertain to the protection or conservation of the natural environment. Examples include permits governing the disposal of substances at sea, the import and export of hazardous wastes, and the hunting of migratory birds.

You can find information on permits administered by Environment and Climate Change Canada here.

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