Contact Us

Contact Us

Contact information for members of the Canadian Heritage Rivers Board and for the Technical Planning Committee is provided below.

Canadian Heritage Rivers Team

Parks Canada provides support to the CHRS program. For general information on the program, please contact: pc.rivieresdupatrimoine-heritagerivers.pc@canada.ca **NEW**   

Canadian Heritage Rivers Board and Technical Planning Committee

For information on specific Canadian Heritage Rivers or inquiries regarding new nominations and designations, please address the appropriate federal, provincial or territorial Board member. (No Quebec contact is provided because Quebec does not participate in the CHRS program, as it has its own system of Aquatic Reserves).

Newfoundland and Labrador

Richard Carey  
ac.ln.vog@yeracR

Director, Land Management Division
Department of Fisheries and Land Resources
P.O. Box 2006
Fortis Building 
Corner Brook, NL   A2H 6J8
Tel.: (709) 637-2081

Jeri Graham 
ac.ln.vog@maharGireJ

Manager, Natural Area Program
Department of Fisheries and Land Resources
P.O. Box 2006
Fortis Building 
Corner Brook, NL   A2H 6J8
Tel.: (709) 637-4066

Prince Edward Island

Shane Arbing 
ac.ep.vog@gnibradS

Manager, Provincial Parks
Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture 
Shaw Building
95-105 Rochford Street
Charlottetown, PE  C1A 7NB
Tel.: (902) 368-4404

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Nova Scotia

Peter Labor  
ac.aitocsavon@robaL.reteP

Director, Protected Areas and Ecosystems
Nova Scotia Environment
1903 Barrington Street
Halifax, NS  B3J 2P8
Tel.: (902) 499-6086 

Helen Smith  
ac.aitocsavon@htims.neleh

Management Planning Coordinator, Protected Areas and Ecosystems
Nova Scotia Environment
1903 Barrington Street
Halifax, NS  B3J 2P8
Tel.: (902) 476-4012 

New Brunswick

Ken Kinney  
ac.bng@yenniK.neK

Manager, Planning Section, Crown Lands Branch
Energy and Resource Development
Hugh John Flemming Forestry Centre
P. O. Box 6000
Fredericton, NB  E3B 5H1
Tel.: (506) 444-3281

Kevin Barry
ac.bng@yrraB.niveK

Land Planner, Planning Section, Crown Lands Branch
P. O. Box 6000
Fredericton, NB  E3B 5H1
Tel.: (506) 444-2733

Ontario

Jason Travers  
ac.oiratno@srevarT.nosaJ

A/Director of Ontario Parks 
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
300 Water Street
Peterborough, ON  K9J 3C7
Tel.: (705) 755-1702 

Joslyn Spurgeon
ac.oiratno@noegrupS.nylsoJ

Park Planner, Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
6th floor S, 300 Water Street
Peterborough, ON K9J 3C7
Tel.: (705) 755-5703

Manitoba

Rob Nedotiafko 
ac.bm.vog@okfaitodeN.boR

Director of Parks and Protected Spaces
Manitoba Sustainable Development
PO Box 50, 200 Saulteaux Crescent
Winnipeg, MB  R3J 3W3
Tel.: (204) 792-2926

Ashleigh Hall
ac.bm.vog@llaH.hgielhsA

Park Planner, Manitoba Conservation and Climate
Box 53, 200 Saulteaux Crescent
Winnipeg, MB R3J 3W3
Tel.: (204) 797-4016

Saskatchewan

Deanna Jacobs  
ac.ks.vog@sbocaJ.annaeD

Director, Visitor Experience and Public Programming
Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport
1st Floor, 3211 Albert Street
Regina, SK  S4S 5W6
Tel.: (306) 787-4931

Dorothy Looyestein
ac.ks.vog@nietseyooL.yhtoroD

Park Planner
Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport 
P.O. Box 5000 
La Ronge, SK  S0J 1L0
Tel: (306) 425-4217

Alberta

Tracy Draper  
ac.ba.vog@reparD.ycarT

Director, Land Management Branch
Alberta Environment and Parks
3rd Floor Oxbridge Place, 9820–106 Street,
Edmonton, AB  T5K 2J6
Tel.: (587) 599-5563

Brian Joubert
ac.ba.vog@trebuoJ.nairB

Senior Parks Planner
Alberta Environment and Parks
2nd Floor, 9820 106 St.
Edmonton, AB T5K 2J6
Tel.: (587) 784-6640

British Columbia

Bob Austad  
ac.cb.vog@datsuA.boB

Executive Director, Regional Operations
Ministry of Environment, BC Parks
4th Floor, 2975 Jutland Road
Victoria, BC    V8T 5J9
Tel.: (778) 698-4281

Volker Michelfelder
ac.cb.vog@redleflehciM.rekloV

Planning Section Head, 
Ministry of Environment, BC Parks
Thompson Cariboo Region
Hagensborg, BC    V0T 0H0
Tel.: (250) 982-2701 x. 7

Yukon

Mike Etches  
ac.ky.vog@sehctE.ekiM

Director, Yukon Parks
Department of Environment
PO Box 2703, V-4
Whitehorse, YT  Y1A 2C6
Tel.: (867) 667-5639

Brian Johnston
ac.ky.vog@notsnhoJ.nairB

Park Planner 
Department of Environment
Box 2703 V-4
Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 2C6
Tel.: (867) 393-7595

Northwest Territories

Michelle Swallow  
ac.tn.vog@wollawS_ellehciM

Manager, Conservation Planning
Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Government of Northwest Territories
500, 5102-50th Avenue
Yellowknife, NT  X1A 2L9
Tel.: (867) 767-9233 ext. 53076

Kelly Stein
ac.tn.vog@nietS_ylleK

Conservation Areas Management Planner
Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Government of Northwest Territories
Box 1320, 500, 5102-50th Avenue 
Yellowknife, NT  X1A 2L9
Tel.: (867) 767-9233 ext. 53073

Nunavut

Linda Vaillancourt  
ac.un.vog@truocnalliavl

A/Director, Parks and Special Places
Department of Environment
Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 1000, Station 1340
Iqaluit, NU  X0A 0H0
Tel.: (867) 975-7703 Fax: (867) 975-5980

Jakub Garbarczyk 
ac.un.vog@kyzcrabragj

Manager, Parks Program Development
Department of Environment
Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 1000, Station 1340
Iqaluit, NU  X0A 0H0
Tel.: (867) 975-7724

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada

Marcus Bermann  
ac.adanaC@nnamreB.sucraM

A/Director, Resource Management
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
PO Box 2200
Qimugjuk Building, 969 Federal Road
Iqaluit, NU  X0A 0H0
Tel.: (867) 975-4731

Parks Canada

Ashley Campbell
ac.adanac@llebpmac.yelhsa

Acting Director, Heritage Designations and Programs Branch
Indigenous Affairs and Cultural Heritage Directorate
Parks Canada Agency
3rd Floor, 30 Victoria Street
Gatineau, QC  J8X 0B3
Tel.: (819) 420-9258  

Amber Stewart
ac.adanac@trawetS.rebmA

Integrated Land Use Planner
Jasper National Park
P.O. Box 10
Jasper, AB   T0E 1E0
Tel.: (780) 852-6147