SARA Permit Coordinator Regional Offices

Environment Canada

If you have any doubts concerning the need for a SARA permit or if you require any additional permitting information, please contact the regional office’s permit coordinator:

Atlantic Region
Permits Officer
Canadian Wildlife Service
Environmental Conservation Branch
17 Waterfowl Lane
PO Box 6227
Sackville, New-Brunswick
E4L 1G6
Tel: (506) 364-5044
Fax: (506) 364-5062

Quebec Region
SARA permit coordinator
Division of habitats
Canadian Wildlife Service
1141, route de l'Église, 9th floor
P.O. box 10 100 - Succ. Sainte-Foy
Sainte-Foy, Québec
G1V 4H5
Tel: (418) 648-5757
Fax: (418) 648-7045

Ontario Region
Canadian Wildlife Service
867 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, Ontario
L7R 4A6
Tel: (905) 336-4464
Fax: (905) 336-4587

Prairie and Northern Region
(Everywhere except Nunavut)
SARA Permit Coordinator
Canadian Wildlife Service
Eastgate Offices,
9250 – 49th Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T6B 1K5
Tel: (780) 951-8695 or (780) 951-8889
Fax: (780) 495-2615

Habitat Biologist
Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Box 1714
Qimugjuk Bldg (#969)
Iqaluit, Nunavut
X0A 0H0
Tel: 867-975-4633
Fax: 867-975-4645

Pacific and Yukon Region
Canadian Wildlife Service
Permit Section
5421 Robertson Rd., RR #1
Delta, BC
Tel: (604) 940-4650 or (604) 940-4700
Fax: (604) 946-7022

Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Pacific Region (British Columbia, Yukon Territory inland waters):

SARA Regional Manager
200-401 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 3S4
Bus: (604) 666-1331


Central & Arctic Region (Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario):

Ray Ratynski
Freshwater Institute
501 University Cr
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N6
Bus: (204) 983-4438


Quebec Region (Quebec, St. Lawrence River, Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence):

Nicole Bouchard
Institut Maurice Lamontagne
850 Route de la Mer
C.P. 1000
Mont-Joli, Québec G5H 3Z4
Bus: (418) 775-0763

Gulf Region (southern Gulf of St. Lawrence):

Sophie Bastien-Daigle
343 Université Ave
Moncton, NB E1C 9B6
Bus: (506) 851-6253


Newfoundland/Labrador Region (Newfoundland, Labrador):

Helen Griffiths
Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre
East White Hills Rd
P.O. Box 5667
St. John’s, NFLD A1C 5X1
Bus: (709) 772-4088


Maritimes Region (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI):

Marci Penney
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
1 Challenger Drive
Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4A2
Bus: (902) 426-8503