Trailer Information Guide - Contacts

Contacts



Transport Canada Contacts

For general inquiries on trailer manufacturing and importation, contact:

Motor Vehicle Safety - General Inquiries

Telephone Numbers:
Telephone (Ottawa region and other countries): 1-613-998-8616
Toll Free (Canada and United States): 1-800-333-0371
TTY:1-888-675-6863

Facsimile Number: 1-613-998-8541

E-mail: mvs-sa@tc.gc.ca

Address:
Transport Canada
Motor Vehicle Safety Directorate
Place de Ville, Tower C
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5
CANADA



Provincial and Territorial New Vehicle Information Statements (NVIS) Contacts:

ALBERTA:

Harry Parenteau
Vehicle Safety Engineer
Alberta Transportation
Main Floor, Twin Atria Building
4999 - 98 Avenue
Edmonton AB T6B 2X3
Ph:  (780) 427-7361
Fax: (780) 422-3682

e-mail: harry.parenteau@gov.ab.ca

BRITISH COLUMBIA:

ICBC Warehouse
Ph: 604-291-6081
Fax: 604-320-2051
E-mail: bbywhsequestions@icbc.com

NEWFOUNDLAND:

Doug Sparks
National Safety Code Coordinator
Vehicle Safety and Enforcement
Ph: (709) 729-4918

NEW BRUNSWICK:

Nancy Grive
Service New-Brunswick
Ph: (506) 457-6813
1-888-762-8600
Fax: (506) 462-2107

www.servicenewbrunswick.com 

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES:

Gary J. Walsh
Director, Road Licensing and Safety Division
Registrar, Motor Vehicle Act
Department of Transportation
Government of the Northwest Territories
P.O. Box 1320
Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9

Ph:  (867) 873-7406
Fax: (867) 873-0120

e-mail:  Gary_Walsh@gov.nt.ca

NOVA SCOTIA:

Business and Consumer Services
1-800-670-4357

Paul Arsenault
Director, Driver vehicle and safety
Business and Consumer Services
1505 Barrington Street
9th Floor, Maritime Center
P.O. Box 2433
Halifax NS B3J 3K5

Ph:  (902) 424-7801
Fax: (902) 424-0588

NUNAVUT:

Dave Buchan
Director & Registrar of Motor Vehicles
Department of Community Government & Transportation
Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 100
Gjoa Haven, Nunavut XOE 1J0

Ph:  (867) 360-4614
Fax: (867) 360-4619

 

 

 

e-mail: dbuchan@gov.nu.ca

MANITOBA:

Dave Burns
Manager, Licensing
Manitoba Public Insurance
Box 6300
Winnipeg MB R3C 4A4
Ph. (204) 985-1872 

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: 

Use the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) format.

For more information contact
Gram Miner

Registrar
Ph: (902) 368-5223

Registration Section
Ph: (902) 368-5200

 

QUEBEC:

Mr. Jean Levasseur
Tel: (418) 528-4493

 

 

 

SASKATCHEWAN:

Randy Zerr

Supervisor, Information Services
Saskatchewan Government Insurance

Issuer and Customer Support Services
Auto Fund Division
2260 11th Ave
3rd Floor
Regina SK S4P 2N7
Ph: (306) 751-1568
Fax: (306) 352-5220

e-mail: rzerr@sgi.sk.ca

ONTARIO: 

Ministry of Transportation
Licensing Administration Office
Special Enquiry Unit
2680 Keele Street, Bldg “A”, Room 178
Downsview, ON M3M 3E6
Telephone number: (416) 246-7103
Fax Number: (416) 235-4414

For companies manufacturing less than 500 units per year send a fax to: (416) 235-4414

Note that your fax must include:

1. Name and address of manufacturer.
2. Type of vehicles manufactured.
3. Quantity of blank N.V.I.S. required.
4. National Safety Mark (NSM)*. A copy of the NSM, obtained from Transport Canada, must accompany the request. (Please note that the NSM is only issued to Canadian companies.)

For companies manufacturing over 500 units per year:

Manufacturers must contact the Licensing Administration Office to view a sample:

Ph: (416) 246-7103
Fax: (416) 235-4414



Provincial and Territorial Contacts:

ALBERTA:

Dennis Bell
Director, Vehicle Safety
Alberta Transportation
Main Floor, Twin Atria Building
4999 - 98 Avenue
Edmonton AB T6B 2X3

Ph: (403) 427-8901
Ph:  (403) 427-7629 (Direct line)
Fax: (403) 422-3682

Director, Vehicle SafetyAlberta TransportationMain Floor, Twin Atria Building4999 - 98 AvenueEdmonton AB T6B 2X3Ph: (403) 427-8901Ph:  (403) 427-7629 (Direct line)Fax: (403) 422-3682

e-mail:  jbedingfie@tu.gov.ab.ca

Harry Parenteau
Vehicle Safety Engineer
Alberta Transportation
Main Floor, Twin Atria Building
4999 - 98 Avenue
Edmonton AB T6B 2X3

Ph:  (780) 427-7361
Fax: (780) 422-3682

e-mail:  harry.parenteau@gov.ab.ca 

BRITISH COLUMBIA:

S.F. (Samuel) Lam, P.Eng.
Manager of Engineering
Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
P.O. Box 3750
107-910 Government Street
Victoria BC V8W 3Y5

Courier:
3rd Fl., Quad A, 940 Blanchard Street
Victoria BC  V8W 3E6

Ph:  (250) 414-7846
Fax: (250) 978-8022

e-mail: salam@icbc.com

Micheal D. Woods
Manager, Vehicle Inspection & Standards
Commercial Vehicle Safety & Enforcement
PO Box 9250 Stn. Prov. Govt.
Victoria, BC V8W 9J2

Ph:  (250) 953-4040
Fax: (250) 952-0578

e-mail: mike.woods@gems3.gov.bc.ca

Douglas Elliot
Weights and Dimensions
Manager, Comercial Transport
PO Box 9250 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, BC V8W 9J2
Ph: (250) 953-4017
Fax: (250) 952-0578
 

NEWFOUNDLAND:

Government Services
Doug Sparks
National Safety Code Coordinator
Motor Registration Division
P.O. Box 8710
St. John's NL, A1B 4J5
Ph: (709) 729-4918

NEW BRUNSWICK:

New-Brunswick Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 6000
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
Ph:  (506) 453-3939
Fax: (506) 453-2900

Weights and Dimensions
Department of Public Safety
Comercial Vehicle Enforcement
Ph: (506) 453-3992

Darlene Harnish
Licensing and Records, Department of Public Safety

364 Argyle Street
P.O. Box 6000
Fredericton NB E3B 5H1

Ph:  (506) 453-2410
Fax: (506) 453- 7455

e-mail: Darlene.harnish@gnb.ca

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES:

Mr. Gary J. Walsh
Director, Road Licensing and Safety Division Registrar, Motor Vehicle Act
Department of Transportation
Government of the Northwest Territories
P.O. Box 1320
Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9

Ph:  (867) 873-7406
Fax: (867) 873-0120

 

 

 

e-mail: Gary_Walsh@gov.nt.ca

NOVA SCOTIA :

Don Evens
Manager, Vehicle Compliance and Inspection
Transportation of Public Works
P.O. Box 156
Halifax, NS
B3J 2M4
Ph: (902) 424-3602
Fax: (902) 424-0512
e-mail: evansd@gov.ns.ca

NUNAVUT:

Mr. Dave Buchan
Director & Registrar of Motor Vehicles
Department of Community Government & Transportation
Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 100
Gjoa Haven, Nunavut XOE 1J0

Ph:  (867) 360-4614
Fax: (867) 360-4619

 

 

 

e-mail: dbuchan@gov.nu.ca

MANITOBA:

Mr. Darren Christle
Director of Transportation Safety & Regulation
Transportation Regulation Division
Manitoba Department of Transportation
1550 Dublin Avenue
Winnipeg MB R3E 0L4
Ph: (204) 945-7693
Fax: (204) 948-2078

e-mail: dchristle@gov.mb.ca

 

ONTARIO:

Robert Monster P.Eng
Vehicle Standards Engineer
Ministry of Transportation
301 St. Paul Street, 3rd Floor
St. Catharines, ON L2R 7R4
Ph:  (905) 704-2967
Tel: 1-800-387-7796 ext: 42967
Fax: (905) 704-2467

e-mail: robert.monster@ontario.ca

Web site: www.mto.gov.on.ca

Mr. Ron Covello, P.Eng.
Manager, Vehicle Standards Office
Compliance Branch, Ministry of Transportation
301 St-Paul St.
3rd Floor
St Catharines ON L2R 7R4
Ph:  (905) 704-2566
Fax: (905) 704-2530

e-mail: ron.covello@ontario.ca

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND:

Mr. Wilfred MacDonald
Safety Coordinator, Highway Safety Operations
Transportation and Public Works
P.O. Box 2000
33 Riverside Drive
Charlottetown PE C1A 7N8

Ph:  (902) 368-5100
Fax: (902) 368-5395

 

 

 

e-mail: wjmacdonald@gov.pe.ca

QUEBEC:

Jacques Richard
Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec
233 Boul. Jean-Lesage
Case Postal 19600
Québec, PQ G1K 8J6
Ph: (418) 528-3823
Fax: (418) 643-1896
 
Jean Boulet, Directeur
Ministère des Transports
Direction du transport multimodal
700, boul. René Lévesque Est
23e étage
Québec QC G1R 5H1
Ph:  (418) 643-3980

e-mail: jboulet@mtq.gouv.qc.ca

Gaetan Bergeron
Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec
333 boul. Jean Lesage, C-4-21
C.P. 19600
6ième étage, Tour Nord
Québec QC G1K 8J6
Ph:  (418) 528-3816
Fax: (418) 643-0828
e-mail: gaetan.bergeron@saaq.gouv.qc.ca
 

SASKATCHEWAN:

Saskatchewan Government Insurance
Toll Free Number: 1-800-667-8015
Ext. 6189

 

Ciaran Downes
Manager, Vehicle Standards & Inspections
306-751-3563
306-775-6222 (fax)

e-mail: cdownes@sgi.sk.ca

General Inquiries
306-775-6188
306-775-6222 (fax)

e-mail: sgiinquiries@sgi.sk.ca

YUKON: 

Mrs. Jennie Howie
Director, Transport Services W-17
Highways and Public Works
Government of Yukon, Box 2703
Whitehorse YT Y1A 2C6

Ph: (867) 667-5833
Fax: (867) 393-6404

 

 

 

e-mail: jennie.howie@gov.yk.ca



Associations

Canadian Transportation Equipment Association (CTEA)

16 Barrie Blvd. Unit 3B
St-Thomas, Ontario N5P 4B9

Ph:  (519) 631-0414
Fax: (519) 631-1333

e-mail: transportation@ctea.ca 
Web site: http://www.ctea.ca

Automotive Industries Association of Canada 

1272 Wellington Ottawa, ON
K1Y 3A7
Tel: (613) 728-5821
Fax: (613) 728-6021

Web site: http://www.aiacanada.com

Canada Safety Council 

1020 Thomas Spratt Place
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5L5

Ph: (613) 739-1535
Fax: (613) 739-1566

e-mail: csc@safety-council.org 

Web site: http://www.safety-council.org/

The Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA)

2323 St. Laurent Blvd
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 4J8

Ph:  (613) 736-1003
Fax: (613) 736-1395

Web site: www.ccmta.ca

Canadian Standards Association (CSA)

Central Office
178 Rexdale Boulevard
Etobicoke (Toronto), Ontario M9W 1R3

Ph: :(416) 747-4000
Ph:  1-800-463-6727

e-mail: webmaster@csa.ca

Web site: www.csa.ca

Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)

2323 St. Laurent Blvd.
Ottawa, Ontario 
K1G 4J8 Canada

Ph:  (613) 736-1350
Fax: (613) 736-1395

Web site: www.tac-atc.ca

Canadian Vehicle Manufacturer's Association (CMVA)

170 Attwell Drive
Suite 400
Toronto, Ontario
M9W 5Z5
info@cvma.ca

Ph:  (416)-364-9333
Fax: (416)-367-3221

Web site: www.cvma.ca

Registrar of Imported Vehicles (RIV)

405 The West Mall
Toronto ON M9C 5K7
1-888-848-8240

info@riv.ca 
Web site: http://www.riv.ca

Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association 

2175 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 301, Toronto, Ontario M2J 1W8

Ph:  (416) 971-7800
Fax: (416) 971-5411

Web site: http://www.crva.ca/