Hunters wanting to use a crossbow in Nova Scotia must successfully complete the mandatory online crossbow education course.
To be eligible for this online course, you must hold a valid Wildlife Resources Card (WRC) with either a Hunter Certification (HQ or HT) or Bow Certification (B).
Minimum Age Requirement
You have to be 16 years of age or older to hunt with a crossbow.
Hunter Orange Requirement
Crossbow hunters must wear either hunter orange or camouflage orange when hunting.