Report Marine Pollution

Pursuant to section 132. (1) of the Vessel Pollution Dangerous Chemicals Regulations, all pollution or threats of pollution must be reported by vessels and Oil Handling Facility operators. These reports must be made in accordance with the Guidelines for Reporting Incidents Involving Dangerous Goods, Harmful Substances and / or Marine Pollutants.

Below are contact numbers for reporting a marine pollution incident. Marine pollution incidents may also be reported by contacting a MCTS centre on VHF channel 16.

Newfoundland and Labrador

1-800-563-9089 (24 hours)

New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia

1-800-565-1633 (24 hours)


1-800-363-4735 (24 hours)

Ontario, Nunavut, Arctic waters (Arctic waters north of Northwest Territory and Yukon Territory)

1-800-265-0237 (24 hours)

B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon, NWT (Inland waters of Nortwest Territory and Yukon Territory)

1-800-889-8852 (24 hours)