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CREA Resource Sheet

  1. 1. The following information is for information purposes and is not legal advice or a substitute for legalcounsel. Preparing to Engage the International Buyer: Resource SheetCanadian Government Office in the United StatesConsulate General of Canada/Embassy TerritoryWashington, D.C. Eastern Pennsylvania,Embassy Delaware, Maryland and501 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Virginia, District of ColumbiaWashington, D.C. 20001-2114Tel: (202) 682-1740, Fax: (202) 682-7619, webmaster@canadianembassy.orgAtlanta Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi,Consulate General of Canada North Carolina, South Carolina,1175 Peachtree Street Tennessee100 Colony Square Suite 1700Atlanta, GA 30361-6205Tel: (404) 532-2000, Fax: (404) 532-2050, atnta@international.gc.caBoston Massachusetts, Maine, NewConsulate General of Canada Hampshire, Rhode Island,Three Copley Place, Suite 400 VermontBoston, MA 02116Tel: (617) 262-3760, Fax: (617) 262-3415bostn@international.gc.caChicago Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin,Consulate General of Canada and Quad-Cities portion ofTwo Prudential Plaza Iowa180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 2400Chicago, IL 60601Tel: (312) 616-1860, Fax: (312) 616-1878, chcgo@international.gc.caDallas Texas, Arkansas, Kansas,Consulate General of Canada Louisiana, Oklahoma500 N. Akard Street, Suite 2900Dallas, TX 75201Tel: (214) 922-9806, Fax: (214) 922-9815,dalas-td@international.gc.caDenver Territory: Colorado, Montana,Consulate General of Canada Wyoming, Utah1625 Broadway, Suite 2600Denver, CO 80202Tel: (303) 626-0640, Fax: (303) 572-1158denvr-g@international.gc.caDetroit Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky,Consulate General of Canada OhioCompiled by The Canadian Real Estate Association. Please contact Simon Parham,, if you noticeany inaccuracies. Information accurate as of September 12, 2012.
  2. 2. 600 Renaissance Center, Suite 1100Detroit, MI 482-43-1798General enquiries: Tel: (313) 567-2340, Fax: (313) 567-2164,dtrot@international.gc.caImmigration enquiries: Tel: (313) 567-2085, Fax: (313) 567-2125,detroit-im-enquiry@international.gc.caLos Angeles Southern California, Arizona,Consulate General of Canada New Mexico, Nevada (Clark550 South Hope Street, 9th Floor County)Los Angeles, CA 90071-2627General enquiries: Tel: (213) 346-2700, Fax: (213) 620-8827,lngls@international.gc.caImmigration Visa enquiries: Fax (213) 625-7154,los-angeles-im-enquiry@international.gc.caMiami Florida, Puerto Rico and theConsulate General of Canada U.S. Virgin Islands200 South Biscayne Blvd., Suite 1600Miami, FL 33131Tel: (305) 579-1600, Fax: (305) 374-6774,miami-td@international.gc.caMinneapolis Minnesota, Iowa (except theConsulate General of Canada Quad-Cities portion which is701 Fourth Avenue South, Suite 901 covered by the ChicagoMinneapolis, MN 55415-1899 Consulate General), Nebraska, North Dakota, South DakotaTel: (612) 333-4641, Fax: (612) 332-4061,mnpls-td@international.gc.caNew York South and Eastern New YorkConsulate General of Canada State, Connecticut, New Jersey1251 Avenue of the AmericasNew York, NY 10020-1175Tel: (212) 596-1628, Fax: (212) 596-1790, cngny@international.gc.caImmigration and Visa Inquiries: newyork-im-enquiry@international.gc.caSan Francisco/ Silicon Valley Hawaiian islands, NevadaConsulate General of Canada (except Clark County/Las580 California Street, 14th floor Vegas), and Northern CaliforniaSan Francisco, CA 94104Tel: (415) 834-3180, Fax (415) 834-3189, sfran@international.gc.caSeattle Washington State, Alaska,Consulate General of Canada Idaho, Oregon1501 4th Ave., Suite 600Seattle, WA 98101General Inquiries: Tel: (206) 443-1777, Fax: (206) 443-9662,seatl@international.gc.caImmigration and Visa Inquiries: Tel: (206) 443-1372, Fax: (206) 441-7838,
  3. 3. 1Consulate of Canada/Trade OfficeHoustonConsulate of Canada5847 San Felipe Street, Suite 1700Houston, Texas 77057Tel: (713) 821-1440, Fax: (713) 821-1611,hston-td@international.gc.caSan DiegoConsulate of Canada402 West Broadway, Suite 400San Diego, California 92101Tel: (619) 615-4286, Fax: (619) 615-4287,sndgo-td@international.gc.caPalo AltoTrade Office3rd Floor, 245 Lytton AvenuePalo Alto, CA 94301Tel: (650) 543-8800, Fax: (650) 543-8844, sanjo@international.gc.caCanadian Revenue Agency InformationContact InformationInternational Tax Services OfficePost Office Box 9769, Station TOttawa ON K1G 3Y4CanadaCalls from Anywhere in Canada and the United States (Individuals): 1-855-284-5942 Fax: 613-941-2505Part XIII tax and withholding accounts: 1-855-284-5946 Fax: 613-941-6905Useful LinksDisposing of or acquiring Canadian propertyProcedures concerning the of taxableCanadian property by non-residents of CanadaProvincial/Territorial Real Estate RegulatorsProvince/Territory Regulator CoordinatesBritish Columbia Real Estate Council of British Columbia 900-750 West Pender Street Vancouver, BC V6C 2T8 Canada1 Does not provide information or process paperwork for immigration, visas, passports or other consular services.
  4. 4. Phone: 604-683-9664 Fax: 604-683-9017 Real Estate Council of Alberta th 2424 4 Street SW, Suite 340 Calgary, AB T2S 2T4 Canada Phone: (403) 228-2954 Fax: (403) 228-3065 Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission 237 Robin Crescent Saskatoon, SK S7L 6M8 Canada Phone: 306-374-5233 Fax: 306-373-2295 The Manitoba Securities Commission 500-400 St. Mary Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3C 4K5 Canada Phone: (204) 945-2562 Fax: (204) 948-4627 Real Estate Council of Ontario 3250 Bloor Street West Suite 600 East Tower Toronto, ON M8X 2X9 Canada Phone: 416-207-4800 Fax: 416-207-4820 www.reco.on.caQuebec Organisme dautoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec 4905, boulevard Lapinière Suite 2200 Brossard (Québec) J4Z 0G2 Canada Phone: 450-676-4800 Fax: 450-676-7801 Brunswick Government of New Brunswick Department of Justice and Attorney General Kings Place, P. O. Box 6000 Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1 Canada Phone: 506-453-2322 Fax: 506-444-4494 New Brunswick Real Estate Association 22 Durell Street, Unity 1 Fredericton, NB E3C 1N8 Canada
  5. 5. Phone: 506-459-8055 Fax: 506-459-8057 Scotia Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission 7 Scarfe Court Dartmouth, NS B3B 1W4 Canada Phone: 902-468-3511 Fax: 902-468-1016Prince Edward Island Office of the Attorney General Fourth Floor, Shaw Building 95 Rochford Street P.O. Box 2000 Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8 Canada Phone: 902-368-6478 Fax: 902-368-5283 and Labrador Superintendent of Real Estate Department of Government Services , Consumer and Commercial Affairs Branch 5 Mews Place P.O. Box 8700 St. John’s, NL A1B 4J6 Canada Phone: (709) 729-4909 Fax: (709) 729-3205 Territory Government of the Yukon Department of Community Services Third Floor, Law Centre 2130 Second Avenue Whitehorse, YK Canada Phone: 867-667-5811 Fax: 867-393-6295 Territories Government of the Northwest Territories Municipal and Community Affairs Box 1320 Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9 Canada Phone: 867-873-7672 Government of Nunavut P.O. Box 1000 Station 200 Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0 Canada Phone: 867-976-6000
  6. 6. Provincial/Territorial Health Care Providers with Information on Out-of-Jurisdiction Health CoverageProvince/Territ CoordinatesoryBritish Ministry of Health Medical Service PlanColumbia PO Box 9035 Stn Prov Govt Victoria, B.C. V8W 9E3 Canada Phone: 604-683-7151 Fax: 250-405-3595 Alberta Health P.O. Box 1360 Stn. Main Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2N3 Phone: 780-427-1432 Fax: 422-0102 Manitoba Health, Out-of-Province Claims 300 Carlton Street, Winnipeg MB R3B 3M9 Canada Phone: 204-786-7303 Fax: 204-783-2171 Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, Medical Services Branch 3475 Albert Street, Regina SK S4S 6X6 Canada Phone: 306-787-4575 Service Ontario M-1B114, Macdonald Block 900 Bay Street Toronto ON M7A 1N3 Canada Phone: 416-327-4282 Fax: 416-314-8721 Régie de l’assurance maladie 425, boulevard De Maisonneuve Ouest 3rd floor, suite 300 Montréal, QC H3A 3G5 Canada Phone: 418-682-5145 insurance/Pages/eligibility-during-stay.aspxNew Brunswick New Brunswick Health HSBC Place P. O. Box 5100 Fredericton, NB E3B 5G8 Canada
  7. 7. Phone: 506-457-4800 Fax: 506-453-5243 Scotia Department of Health PO Box 488 Halifax, NS B3J 2R8 Canada Phone: 902-496-7008 Edward Health PEI, Medicare ServicesIsland 126 Douses Road Montague, PE C0A 1R0 Canada Phone: 902-838-0900 Fax: 902-838-0940 Department of Health and Community Servicesand Labrador P.O. Box 8700 1st Floor, West Block Confederation Building St. Johns, NL A1B 4J6 Canada Phone: (709) 729-4984 Territory Health and Social Services Government of Yukon Box 2703 Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6 Phone: 867-667-5209 Fax: 867-667-3096 Department of Health and Social ServicesTerritories Government of the NWT Bag #9 Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0 Canada Phone: 867-777-7408 Fax: 867-777-3197 coverage.htmNunavut Program Officer, NIHB/Nunavut Northern Secretariat First Nations and Inuit Health Branch 60 Queen Street PL 3914A Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 5Y7 Canada Phone: 867-975-5902 Fax: 867-975-5930 Department/Agencies with Information on Provincial Residency Requirements
  8. 8. Province CoordinatesPrince Edward Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission P.O. Box 577 Charlottetown, PE C1A 7L1 Canada Phone: 903-892-3501 Fax: 902-566-4076Manitoba The Manitoba Farm Lands Ownership Board 812 - 401 York Ave Norquay Building Winnipeg , Manitoba R3C 0P8 Phone: 204-945-0359 Fax: 204-945-1489Alberta Foreign Ownership of Land Administration 3rd flr., Commerce Place 10155 - 102 Street Edmonton, AB T5J 4L4 Canada Phone: 780-427-6584 Fax: 780-6584Saskatchewan Farm Land Security Board 207-3988 Albert St. Regina, SK S4S 3R1 Canada Phone: 306-787-5047 Fax: 306-787-8599