Search and Rescue (SAR)

How to Report a Maritime SAR Incident

Rescue Centre Contact Information

Contact your nearest Rescue Centre (listed below) or call the number listed on the first page of your telephone directory under "Maritime and Aeronautical Search and Rescue" or "Maritime Search and Rescue".

Emergency Numbers (24 hour)

Newfoundland and Labrador

Toll free (within region) 1-800-563-2444
Phone 1-709-772-5151

Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island

Toll free (within region) 1-800-565-1582
Phone 1-902-427-8200


Toll free (within region) 1-800-463-4393
Cellular *16
VHF Channel 16 (156.8 MHZ)
MF Frequency (2182 KHZ)
ASN Channel 70

Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Nunavut, Northwest Territories

Toll free (within Canada) 1-800-267-7270
Phone 1-613-965-3870

British Columbia,Yukon

Toll free (within region) 1-800-567-5111
Phone 1-250-413-8933
Cellular #727