Canada’s Provincial / Territory Fishing Licences and Exemptions

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Alberta: Anglers under 16 years of age, 65 years or older, or a member of the Indian people are not required to purchase a sport fishing license but must follow all sport fishing regulations.  All license holders must also hold a Wildlife Identification Number (WIN).
Licence Info : http://srd.alberta.ca/fishwildlife/fishingalberta/licencesfees.aspx
Regulations Info: http://www.albertaoutdoorsmen.ca/fishingregs/index.html.

British Columbia – exempt for resident youth under 16, (non-resident youth must fish with licensed angler), and residents with permanent disabilities can apply for a Non-Tidal Angling Licence at the reduced fee of $1.05.  The fee reduction is for the annual Non-Tidal Angling Licence ONLY. It does not entitle the applicant to a reduction on Conservation Surcharge Stamps, the White Sturgeon Conservation Licence or the Classified Waters Licence.
Licence info : http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish/licences/#FeeReduction
Regulations info: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/fw/fish/regulations/ 

Saskatchewan – free for resident seniors over 65
Licence Info: http://www.se.gov.sk.ca/fishwild/licence/ 
Regulations Info: http://www.se.gov.sk.ca/fishwild/licence/ 

Manitoba – Exempt for resident youth 16 and under and residents over 65
Licence Info: http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/licenses/ 
Regulations Info: http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/fish/ 

Ontario Exempt for those under 18, and 65 and older, and those with either a CNIB ID card or Handicap Parking Permit
License Info: http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/MNR/fishing/ocopt.html 2_165301.html
Regulations Info: http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/MNR/fishing/gen.html 

Quebec — Spouses and children of license holders, as well as youth under 18, can fish with a license holder
Licence Info: http://www.mrnf.gouv.qc.ca/english/wildlife/hunting-fishing-trapping/licence-rates.jsp#fishing 
Regulations Info: http://www.mrnf.gouv.qc.ca/english/wildlife/hunting-fishing-trapping/index.jsp 
 
Nova Scotia free license for people with disabilities
Licence Info: http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/paal/fish/paal190.asp 
Regulations Info: http://www.gov.ns.ca/fish/sportfishing/angling/ 

New Brunswick — Exempt for those 65 and older.
Licence and Regulations Info: http://app.infoaa.7700.gnb.ca/gnb/Pub/EServices/ListServiceDetails.asp?ServiceID1=1115&ReportType1=All 

Newfoundland – non-residents must fish with resident family member or guide
Licence Info : http://eurekaoutdoors.nf.ca/fregulations.htm

Prince Edward Island $10 for a non-resident family five-day license
Licence Info: http://www.gov.pe.ca/envengfor/index.php3?number=1005351&lang=E
Trout Angling Info: http://www.gov.pe.ca/infopei/index.php3?number=1011065?=E
Salmon Fishing Info: http://www.gov.pe.ca/infopei/index.php3?number=1011071?=E 

Yukon – Exempt for residents 16 and under and residents over 65
Licence and regulation Info: http://www.environmentyukon.gov.yk.ca/yukonfishing/regulations.html 

Nunavut Exempt to residents under 16 or over 65
Licence Info: http://www.environmentyukon.gov.yk.ca/yukonfishing/license.html 
Regulations Info: http://www.gov.nu.ca/Nunavut/English/departments/DSD/ 

North West Territories exempt to Canadians under 16 or over 65
Licence Info: http://www.nwtwildlife.com/fishing/license.htm 
Regulations Info: http://www.nwtwildlife.com/fishing/regs.htm

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