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Report harmful impacts to fish and fish habitat

Harmful impacts to fish and fish habitat can result from works, undertakings or activities in or near water which could potentially violate:

Report a potential violation of the Fisheries Act, the Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations or the Species at Risk Act using the below contacts.

Depending on the circumstances, occurrence of pollution, (i.e., deposit of deleterious substances), such as:

could be under provincial/territorial or federal (Environment and Climate Change Canada or Fisheries and Oceans Canada) purview. Please report to both the national and provincial/territorial numbers when both are provided. 

Alberta

Harmful impact to fish and fish habitat and deposit of deleterious substances (specifically associated with an aquaculture facility, the control or eradication of any aquatic invasive species or aquatic species that constitute a pest to the fisheries):

Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program - Ontario and Prairie region
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
867 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington ON L7S 1A1

Telephone: 1-855-852-8320
Email: FisheriesProtection@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Pollution (any other deposit of deleterious substance):
Alberta environmental response line: 1-800-222-6514

British Columbia

Harmful impact to fish and fish habitat and deposit of deleterious substances (specifically associated with an aquaculture facility, the control or eradication of any aquatic invasive species or aquatic species that constitute a pest to the fisheries):

Contact "Observe Record Report" (ORR):
Toll free: 1-800-465-4336
In greater Vancouver call: 604-607-4186
Email: DFO.ORR-ONS.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Pollution (any other deposit of deleterious substance):
British Columbia report a spill: 1-800-663-3456

Manitoba

Harmful impact to fish and fish habitat and deposit of deleterious substances (specifically associated with an aquaculture facility, the control or eradication of any aquatic invasive species or aquatic species that constitute a pest to the fisheries):

Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program - Ontario and Prairie region
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
867 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington ON L7S 1A1

Telephone: 1-855-852-8320
Email: FisheriesProtection@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Pollution (any other deposit of deleterious substance):
Manitoba Conservation - Environmental Emergency Response Program:
204-944-4888 or Toll Free: 1-855-944-4888

New Brunswick

Harmful impact to fish and fish habitat and deposit of deleterious substances (specifically associated with an aquaculture facility, the control or eradication of any aquatic invasive species or aquatic species that constitute a pest to the fisheries):

Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program - Gulf region
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
343 University Ave
Moncton NB E1C 9B6

Telephone: 506-863-5076
Email: gulfhabitatgolfe@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Pollution (any other deposit of deleterious substance):
National environmental emergencies centre: 1-800-565-1633

Newfoundland and Labrador

Harmful impact to fish and fish habitat and deposit of deleterious substances (specifically associated with an aquaculture facility, the control or eradication of any aquatic invasive species or aquatic species that constitute a pest to the fisheries):

Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program - Newfoundland and Labrador region
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
P.O. Box 5667
St. John's NL A1C 5X1

Telephone: 709-772-4140
Fax: 709-772-5562
Email: FPP-NL@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Pollution (any other deposit of deleterious substance):
National environmental emergencies centre: 1-800-563-9089

Northwest Territories

Harmful impact to fish and fish habitat and deposit of deleterious substances (specifically associated with an aquaculture facility, the control or eradication of any aquatic invasive species or aquatic species that constitute a pest to the fisheries):

Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program - Arctic region
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
867 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington ON L7S 1A1

Telephone: 1-855-852-8320
Email: FisheriesProtection@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Pollution (any other deposit of deleterious substance):
Environment and Natural Resources - Northwest Territories - Spill Report Line: 1-867-920-8130

Nova Scotia

Harmful impact to fish and fish habitat and deposit of deleterious substances (specifically associated with an aquaculture facility, the control or eradication of any aquatic invasive species or aquatic species that constitute a pest to the fisheries):

Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program - Maritimes region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
P.O. Box 1006
Dartmouth NS B2Y 4A2

Telephone: 902-426-3909
Fax: 902-426-7174
Email: OccurrencesMaritimes.XMAR@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Pollution (any other deposit of deleterious substance):
National environmental emergencies centre: 1-800-565-1633

Nunavut

Harmful impact to fish and fish habitat and deposit of deleterious substances (specifically associated with an aquaculture facility, the control or eradication of any aquatic invasive species or aquatic species that constitute a pest to the fisheries):

Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program - Arctic region
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
867 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington ON L7S 1A1

Telephone: 1-855-852-8320
Email: FisheriesProtection@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Pollution (any other deposit of deleterious substance):
Nunavut 24-hour Spill Report Line: 867-920-8130

Ontario

Harmful impact to fish and fish habitat and deposit of deleterious substances (specifically associated with an aquaculture facility, the control or eradication of any aquatic invasive species or aquatic species that constitute a pest to the fisheries):

Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program - Ontario and Prairie region
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
867 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington ON L7S 1A1

Telephone: 1-855-852-8320
Email: FisheriesProtection@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Pollution (any other deposit of deleterious substance):
Ontario Spill Action Centre: 416-325-3000 or Toll Free: 1-800-268-6060

Prince Edward Island

Harmful impact to fish and fish habitat and deposit of deleterious substances (specifically associated with an aquaculture facility, the control or eradication of any aquatic invasive species or aquatic species that constitute a pest to the fisheries):

Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program - Gulf region
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
343 University Ave.
Moncton NB E1C 9B6

Telephone: 506-377-6546
Email: gulfhabitatgolfe@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Pollution (any other deposit of deleterious substance):
National environmental emergencies centre: 1-800-565-1633

Québec

Harmful impact to fish and fish habitat and deposit of deleterious substances (specifically associated with an aquaculture facility, the control or eradication of any aquatic invasive species or aquatic species that constitute a pest to the fisheries):

Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program - Quebec region
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
850 de la Mer Rd
P.O. Box 1000
Mont-Joli QC G5H 3Z4

Telephone: 1-877-722-4828
Fax: 418-775-0658
Email: habitat-qc@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Pollution (any other deposit of deleterious substance):
Urgence-Environnement du ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques: 1-866-694-5454

National environmental emergencies centre - Environment and Climate Change Canada: 514-283-2333
Toll free: 1-866-283-2333

Saskatchewan

Harmful impact to fish and fish habitat and deposit of deleterious substances (specifically associated with an aquaculture facility, the control or eradication of any aquatic invasive species or aquatic species that constitute a pest to the fisheries):

Fish and Fish Habitat Protection Program - Ontario and Prairie region
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
867 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington ON L7S 1A1

Telephone: 1-855-852-8320
Email: FisheriesProtection@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Pollution (any other deposit of deleterious substance):
Saskatchewan hazardous spills reporting: 1-800-667-7525

Yukon

Harmful impact to fish and fish habitat and deposit of deleterious substances (specifically associated with an aquaculture facility, the control or eradication of any aquatic invasive species or aquatic species that constitute a pest to the fisheries):

Contact "Observe Record Report" (ORR):
Call toll free: 1-800-465-4336
In greater Vancouver call: 604-607-4186
Email: DFO.ORR-ONS.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Pollution (any other deposit of deleterious substance):
Yukon Turn in Poachers and Polluters (TIPP) line 24/7: toll free 1-800-661-0525

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