Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Misc. DFO information

-10,240 employees in six branches
-annual budget of $1.7B

-Pacific Region division is the largest
-annual budget of $250M

-In Pacific Region, 450 employees are administrative staff with no field research or enforcement duties (the north Coast Office by comparison relies on about 10 Fishery Officers to look after commercial, sport, First Nation, pollution, industry, habitat,etc.etc)

-the Ottawa Division....with no real fisheries to speak of...has 1343 staff and an estimated budget of $100M
(Info courtesy Tyee Bridge)

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