Report marine emergencies and concerns


Search and Rescue Emergency
24-hour Rescue Centre contacts for maritime emergencies & persons missing at sea.

Marine Pollution Incident
Report an oil spill, oiled wildlife or other marine environmental concerns.

Navigational Hazard
Report buoys, lights, channel markers that are missing, out of operation, out of position or damaged.


Poaching and fisheries violations

Report illegal fishing, damage to fish habitat and other violations of the Fisheries Act.

Marine mammal distress

Call if you see an injured, harassed, abandoned marine mammal (e.g., seal, whale)

Invasive aquatic species

Report non-native fish, animal, or plant species that could result in widespread ecological damage to native species and habitat.

  • Alberta: 310-0000 (toll-free within Alberta)
  • Saskatchewan: 1-800-667-7561 (toll-free)
  • Manitoba: 1-877-867-2470 (toll-free)
  • Ontario: 1-800-563-7711 (toll-free)
  • Nova Scotia (Bay of Fundy and Atlantic): 1-888-435-4040 (toll-free)
  • Pacific
    • Marine Invasive Species: 1-888-356-7525 (toll-free)
    • Freshwater Invasive Species: 1-877-952-7277 (toll-free)
  • Northwest Territories
  • Nunavut: Contact your local conservation officer.