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Services is responsible for the Office of the Fire Marshal, Emergency Measures Organization (EMO), and building technical standards/safety inspections.

The division is responsible for the implementation of the Fire Prevention Strategy. Training opportunities are provided to volunteers, who in turn provide emergency and firefighting services throughout Nunavut.

Inspection services are provided to the public and private sector, and include review of building plans and inspection of facilities to ensure they comply with various fire safety, mechanical and electrical codes.

Emergency Management Organization
Responsible for emergency preparedness plans and provides assistance to Nunavut communities in creating their own plans.

Search and Rescue
Serves to enhance community-based search and rescue (SAR) capabilities and preparedness across Nunavut. The program provides SAR training to Search and Rescue Organizations (SAROs), assistance with certain SARO equipment, as well as communications systems.

Emergency Search and Rescue

Assists communities and qualified organizations by providing emergency search and rescue contribution funding.

Fire Marshal's Office
Conducts inspections and enforces the applicable fire prevention requirements found in various acts and regulations. Oversees the implementation of the Nunavut Fire Protection Strategy.

Inspection Services
Provides the private and public sectors with electrical, elevator, and boiler services, including plan reviews, on-site inspections, electrical and boiler code consultations and the enforcement of the relevant regulations and acts.

PROTECTION SERVICES
Department Community and Government Services
Government of Nunavut
PO BOX 1000, Station 700
Iqaluit, Nunavut
X0A 0H0

Emergency Measures 24 Hour Toll-Free: 1-800-693-1666
Emergency Services Response 24 Hours: 867-979-6262
Emergency Services Response 24 Hours: 867-979-0211, Press 911 at prompt
Emergency Measures Operations: 867-979-3364, 867-979-4221 (fax)

 

PROTECTION SERVICES
Department Community and Government Services
Government of Nunavut
PO BOX 1000, Station 700
Iqaluit, Nunavut
X0A 0H0

Emergency Measures 24 Hour Toll-Free: 1-800-693-1666
Emergency Services Response 24 Hours: 867-979-6262
Emergency Services Response 24 Hours: 867-979-0211, Press 911 at prompt
Emergency Measures Operations: 867-979-3364, 867-979-4221 (fax)

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