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Canadian Government Departments Responsible for the Environment

Canada (Federal Jurisdiction)

Environment Canada
Inquiry Centre
351 St. Joseph Boulevard
Place Vincent Massey, 8th Floor
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0H3
Telephone: (819) 997-2800or Toll-free: 1-800-668-6767 (in Canada only)
Facsimile: (819) 994-1412
National Environmental Emergencies Centre (24 hrs.): (819) 997-3742
E-mail: enviroinfo@ec.gc.ca


Alberta Environmentand Parks
10th Floor, Petroleum Plaza South Tower
9915 - 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2G8
Telephone: (780) 427-6267
Facsimile: (780) 427-1874
Information Centre
Main Floor, 9820-106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2J6
Telephone: (780) 427-2700 or 310-0000 (Alberta only)
For an environmental emergency or file a complaint, call the 24-hour Environment Hotline Toll-free Line: 1-800-222-6514
For toll free access to any provincial government office, dial 310-0000 (Alberta only)
Outside Alberta, call long distance (780) 427-2711
Facsimile: (780) 422-4086
E-mail: env.infocent@gov.ab.ca

British Columbia

Ministry of the Environment
PO Box 9339
Victoria BC V8W 9M1
Telephone: (250) 387-1161
Facsimile: (250) 387-5669
Environmental Emergencies: 1-800-663-3456
To report All Poachers and Polluters (RAPP), call the Toll-free Line: 1-877-952-7277 (RAPP)
Report online: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/cos/rapp/form.htm
Telus Mobility users: #7277
For access to any provincial government office, dial (250) 387-6121 in Victoria, (604) 660-2421 in Vancouver and 1-800-663-7867 in the rest of British Columbia.
E-mail: env.mail@gov.bc.ca


Manitoba Conservation
123 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1A5
Enquiries: (204) 945-7100
Facsimile: (204) 945-5229
Environmental Emergency Response Line: (204) 944-4888
Facsimile: (204) 948-2420
For access to any provincial government office dial (204) 945-3744 or Toll-free in Manitoba: 1-866-626-4862
E-mail: mgi@gov.mb.ca

New Brunswick

Environment and Local Government
Marysville Place
P.O. Box 6000
Fredericton, NB E3A 5H1
General Information Line: (506) 453-2690
Report oil, pesticide, chemical spills and other environmental emergencies: 1-800-565-1633
Reception: (506) 453-2690
Facsimile: (506) 457-4994
E-mail: env-info@gnb.ca

Newfoundland and Labrador

Department of Environment and Conservation
4th Floor, West Block Confederation Building
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6
Telephone: (709) 729-2664or Toll-free: 1-800-563-6181
Facsimile: (709) 729-6639
E-mail: info@gov.nl.ca

Northwest Territories

Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Environmental Protection Service
PO Box 1320
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9
Telephone: (867) 873-7654
Facsimile: (867) 873-0221
24 Hour Spill Report Line: (867) 920-8130
Report a Poacher Line: (866) 762-2437
Fort Simpson Wildlife Emergency Line: (867) 695-7433
Yellowknife Wildlife Emergency Line: (867) 873-7181
Report a Forest Fire Line: 1-877-698-3473

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Environment
5151 Terminal Road
P.O. Box 442
Halifax, NS B3J 2T8
Telephone:(902) 424-3600
Facsimile: (902) 424-0503
Environmental Monitoring and Compliance
Telephone: (902) 424-2547or Toll-free: 1-877-936-8476
Facsimile: (902) 424-0569
E-mail: emc@gov.ns.ca
Environmental Emergency Line: (902) 426-6030 or Toll-free:1-800-565-1633


Department of Environment
P.O. Box 1000
Station 1300
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
Telephone: (867) 975-7700or Toll-free: 1-866-222-9063
Facsimile: (867) 975-7740
E-mail: environment@gov.nu.ca


Ministry of the Environment
Public Information Centre
135 St. Clair Avenue W. 1st Flr
Toronto, ON M4V 1P5
Telephone: (416) 325-4000or Toll-free: 1-800-565-4923
E-mail: picemail@ene.gov.on.ca
Pollution Reporting Hotline: 1-866-663-8477
Spills Action Centre
Telephone: 1-800-268-6060
E-mail: moe.tips@ene.gov.on.ca

Prince Edward Island

Department of Environment, Labour and Justice
Jones Building, 4th Floor
11 Kent Street
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-5000
Facsimile: (902) 368-5830
Environmental Emergency Response: 1-800-565-1633


Ministère du Dévelopement durable, de l'Environnement et des Parcs
Centre d'information
Marie-Guyart Building, 29th Floor
675 René-Lévesque Blvd East
Quebec City, QC G1R 5V7
Telephone: (418) 521-3830or Toll-free: 1-800-561-1616
Facsimile: (418) 646-5974
E-mail: info@mddep.gouv.qc.ca
Urgence-Environnement (the environmental emergency service)
Telephone: 1-866-694-5454


Saskatchewan Environment
Inquiry Centre
3211 Albert Street, 2nd Floor
Regina, SK S4S 5W6
Telephone: (306) 953-3750 or Toll-free: 1-800-567-4224
Facsimile: (306) 787-9544
Firewatch Toll-free Line: 1-800-667-9660
Parkwatch Toll-free Line: 1-800-667-1788
Spill Control Centre Toll-free Line: 1-800-667-7525
SaskTIP (Turn in Poachers)Toll-free Line: 1-800-667-7561
E-mail: inquiry@serm.gov.sk.ca

Yukon Territory

Environment Yukon
10 Burns Road
PO Box 2703 (V-3A)
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2C6
Telephone Line: (867) 667-5652 or Toll-free:1-800-661-0408, ext. 5652
Facsimile: (867) 393-7197
Spill Reporting Line: (867) 667-7244
Turn-in-Polluters Line: 1-800-661-0525
E-mail: environmentyukon@gov.yk.ca

Document last updated on November 20, 2009


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