Canadian Coast Guard - Marine Communications and Traffic Services - MCTS
If a boater has a VHF radio call MCTS on VHF Channel 16 to make a mayday or pan pan call, as required.
If you do not have a VHF radio, then contact the Coast Guard radio via cell phone *16. Contacting JRCC - see below - should only be used as last resort alternatives.
Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre - JRCC - Victoria
Emergency Numbers (24 hrs/day):
Satellite, local, or out of area: 250-413-8933
If you are on land and need to report a boater who is overdue according to their sail plan and you have not been able to establish contact with them, or want to report a vessel in distress, contact Coast Guard radio via cell phone *16 or the JRCC