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Wapusk National Park of Canada Park Use Regulations (SOR/2010-67)

Regulations are current to 2024-04-01 and last amended on 2010-03-26. Previous Versions

Resource Harvest Cabin Use (continued)

 Every person who constructs, alters, re-builds or occupies a resource harvest cabin shall keep the cabin in good repair and shall ensure that the construction site, if applicable, is kept in a neat and safe condition.

 Every person who constructs, alters, re-builds or occupies a resource harvest cabin shall remove all garbage, including animal remains, from the cabin and the cabin site and shall dispose of the garbage at a disposal site that is approved by Manitoba and situated outside the park.


  •  (1) No person shall be in possession of, carry, transport or discharge a firearm in the park unless they are the holder of a permit issued by the superintendent under section 22.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to

    • (a) the superintendent, a park warden, an enforcement officer or any other employee of the Parks Canada Agency who is carrying out functions related to the management of the park; or

    • (b) an aboriginal person who is exercising, in the park, the rights referred to in subsection 2(2) of the Act.

 The superintendent may, on application, issue a permit to the holder of a local use permit to hunt caribou authorizing them to be in possession of, carry, transport and discharge a firearm in the park for the purpose of carrying out that traditional activity, in the following circumstances:

  • (a) the person possesses a registration certificate issued under the Firearms Act for the firearm to be identified in their permit;

  • (b) the person is authorized under the Firearms Act

    • (i) to be in possession of that type of firearm, and

    • (ii) to carry and transport the firearm;

  • (c) the person has submitted with their application a detailed summary of their experience of, and skill at, travelling in the park and the adjacent region; and

  • (d) the person has submitted with their application a detailed summary of their skills and experience that demonstrates that they are qualified to safely possess, carry, transport and discharge the firearm in the park.

Notice and Review of Decisions

 If the superintendent refuses to issue a permit or suspends or revokes a permit, the superintendent shall, as soon as possible after making their decision, provide written notice of it, including reasons, to the applicant or permit holder, as applicable.

  •  (1) Any person to whom the superintendent has refused to issue a permit or whose permit has been suspended or revoked by the superintendent may request a review of the superintendent’s decision by submitting a request in writing to the Chief Executive Officer within 30 days after receipt by that person of the notice described in section 23.

  • (2) On receipt of the written request for review, the Chief Executive Officer shall require that the superintendent issue or reinstate the permit if the Chief Executive Officer reaches a decision that differs from the superintendent’s decision with respect

    • (a) in the case of a refusal, to the requirements and matters to be considered as set out in these Regulations; and

    • (b) in the case of a suspension or revocation, to the reasons set out in section 11 or 14, as the case may be.

  • (3) The Chief Executive Officer shall provide written notice of his or her decision, including reasons, to the person who requested the review.

Consequential Amendments

National Parks of Canada Aircraft Access Regulations


National Parks of Canada Domestic Animals Regulations




Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on March 26, 2010.


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