Government Agencies


1) Service Canada 1-800-O-Canada
Toll Free 1-800-622-6232
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

3) Passport Program
Forms are available at passport offices, Service Canada offices, and Canada Post outlets.
Online option also available at
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: 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
6953 Alberni St.
4) Criminal Justice/Crown Counsel
6953 Alberni St.
5) Employment and Income Assistance

Call No Charge 1-800-866-0800
6944 Alberni Street.
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

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.

Municipal Government Contacts:


1) City Hall
6291 Duncan Street

2) Garbage/Recycling

3) Powell River District Library
4411 Michigan (same building as court house though)

4) Powell River Recreation Complex
5001 Joyce Avenue

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

Powell River Regional District


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