Are you planning on camping in Canada this summer? Whether you live in Canada or are planning to visit Canada, there are some important things you need to know.
You can bring camping gear, recreational equipment and supplies with you to Canada provided all items are clean and free of pests and soil.
However, you cannot bring firewood or live bait into the country without a permit and there are certain restrictions on the types and quantities of food that are allowed to enter Canada.
For further information on what you can and cannot bring with you into Canada:
Moving firewood, even just a few kilometres, can introduce invasive alien species, such as the emerald ash borer and the Asian long-horned beetle, and spread disease to Canada's trees. For all campers, it is essential to remember the following:
Moving firewood to or from certain places is against the law.
For more information, including about importing firewood: