Government Agencies

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1) Service Canada 1-800-O-Canada
Toll Free 1-800-622-6232
http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca
Powell River’s Service Canada Centre’s hours of service have changed as of April 6th, 2015.
Tues-Friday 8:30-4:00pm. Closed from 11:30-12:30. They are located at 7061 Duncan Street Suite A.



2) Health Canada/Public Health
General Inquiries: 604-666-2083
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

3) Passport Program
Forms are available at passport offices, Service Canada offices, and Canada Post outlets.
Online option also available at http://www.pptc.gc.ca
Toll free: 1-800-567-6868

4) Social Insurance Numbers
Toll Free 1-800-206-7218

5) Canada Pension Plan/Old Age Security
Toll Free 1-800-277-4786

6) Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Toll Free 1-888-242-2100

Provincial: Many of these programs and phone numbers can be found by going to: http://www.gov.bc.ca here are a few commonly searched contacts.

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1) Addictions/Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Services
Call No Charge 1-800-663-1441
2) Battered Women Information
Call No Charge 1-800-563-0808
3) Court Services
604-485-3630
6953 Alberni St.
4) Criminal Justice/Crown Counsel
604-485-3645
6953 Alberni St.
5) Employment and Income Assistance

Call No Charge 1-800-866-0800
6944 Alberni Street.
http://www.eia.gov.bc.ca/programs
6) Family Maintenance Enforcement Program
Call No Charge 1-800-663-3455
7) Health and Seniors Line
Call No Charge 1-800-465-4911

8) Residential Tenancy Branch
Toll Free: 1-800-661-4886
9) Medical Services Plan
Toll Free 1-800-663-7100
10) Tenant Landlord Information
1-800-665-8779

11) ICBC-Insurance and Driver’s tests and licensing. If you are just learning to drive, try this practice test a few times before going in.

http://practicetest.icbc.com/


Municipal Government Contacts:

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1) City Hall
6291 Duncan Street
604-485-6291

2) Garbage/Recycling
604-485-8657

3) Powell River District Library
4411 Michigan (same building as court house though)
604-485-4796

4) Powell River Recreation Complex
5001 Joyce Avenue
604-485-2891

5) Powell River Transit
604-485-4287 (see schedule link below)


Powell River Regional District
604-485-2260

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