Environmental emergency contacts

In the event of an environmental emergency, call the 24-hour telephone number below for the province or territory in which the event occurred.

In turn, these authorities will inform Environment and Climate Change Canada of the emergency event.

Province/territory Contact Local telephone number Toll-free number
Alberta Alberta Ministry of Environment and Parks 780-422-4505 1-800-222-6514
(Number accessible only within the province)
British Columbia Emergency Management British Columbia
Ministry of Justice
1-800-663-3456
Manitoba Manitoba Ministry of Sustainable Development 204-944-4888 – 
New Brunswick Maritimes Regional Office
Canadian Coast Guard
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
902-426-6030 1-800-565-1633
Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador Regional Office
Canadian Coast Guard
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
709-772-2083 1-800-563-9089
Northwest Territories Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Government of the Northwest Territories
867-920-8130
Nova Scotia Maritimes Regional Office
Canadian Coast Guard
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
902-426-6030 1-800-565-1633
Nunavut Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Government of the Northwest Territories
867-920-8130
Ontario Spills Action Centre
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
416-325-3000 1-800-268-6060
Prince Edward Island Maritimes Regional Office
Canadian Coast Guard
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
902-426-6030 1-800-565-1633
Quebec National Environmental Emergencies Centre
Environment and Climate Change  Canada
514-283-2333 1-866-283-2333
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment 1-800-667-7525
Yukon Yukon Department of Environment 867-667-7244
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