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Provincial or Territorial Incorporation

Below is a list of the provincial and territorial departments through which you may establish your chamber of commerce or board of trade.

Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador
Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia
Nunavut
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Quebec
Saskatchewan
Yukon

Alberta

In Alberta, it is recommended that you register your new chamber of commerce federally under the Boards of Trade Act as well as provincially under the Societies Act.

The Alberta Chambers of Commerce can provide you with assistance during the process.

Contact
Alberta Chambers of Commerce
Ken Kobly
780.425.4180 ext. 5
kkobly@abchamber.ca

British Columbia

In BC, visit the BC Registry Services Corporate Registry’s website to incorporate your organization under the Societies Act.

Contact
BC Registry Services
1.877. 526.1526
BCRegistries@gov.bc.ca

Manitoba

In Manitoba, visit the website of the Companies Office of Entrepreneurship Manitoba for instructions on incorporating your chamber as a non-profit (non-share) corporation.

Contact
Companies Office
Entrepreneurship Manitoba
1.888.246.8353
companies@gov.mb.ca

New Brunswick

In New Brunswick, visit the website of the Corporate Affairs Branch of Service New Brunswick for instructions on incorporating your chamber as a not-for-profit corporation under the Companies Act.

Contact
Corporate Registry
Service New Brunswick
1.888.832.2762
snb@snb.ca

Newfoundland and Labrador

In Newfoundland and Labrador, visit the website of the Registry of Companies of Service NL for information on incorporating your chamber as a corporation without share capital under the Corporations Act.

Contact
Registry of Companies
Commercial Registrations Division
709.729.3317

Northwest Territories

In the Northwest Territories, visit the Department of Justice’s website for more information on incorporating your chamber under the Societies Act.

Contact
Corporate Registries
Department of Justice
1.877.743.3302

Nova Scotia

In Nova Scotia, visit the website of the Registry of Joint Stock Companies of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations to incorporate your chamber of commerce under the Societies Act.

Contact
Registry of Joint Stock Companies
Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations
1.800.225.8227
joint-stocks@gov.ns.ca

Nunavut

In Nunavut, visit the website of the Department of Justice to incorporate your chamber of commerce under the Societies Act.

Contact
Legal Registries Division
Department of Justice
867-975-6590
corporateregistrations@gov.nu.ca

Ontario

In Ontario, visit the Ontario government's website for more information on incorporating your chamber of commerce as a not-for-profit corporation under the Corporations Act.

Contact
Companies and Personal Property Security Branch
Service Ontario
1.800.361.3223

Prince Edward Island

In PEI, visit the Environment, Labour and Justice Department’s website to incorporate your chamber of commerce as a non-profit corporation.

Contact
Joan MacKay
Corporate Business Registry
Island Information Service
902.368.5653
jmackay@gov.pe.ca

Quebec

In Quebec, visit the Registraire des entreprises’ website for more information on incorporating your chamber of commerce as a non-profit organization.

Contact
Registraire des entreprises
1.877.644.4545
registre@servicesquebec.gouv.qc.ca

Saskatchewan

In Saskatchewan, visit the Information Services Corporation’s website for more information on incorporating your chamber of commerce as a non-profit organization.

Contact
Corporate Registry
Information Services Corporation
306.787.2962
corporateregistry@isc.ca

Yukon

In the Yukon, consult the Department of Community Services’ website for instructions on incorporating your chamber of commerce under the Societies Act.

Contact
Corporate Affairs
Department of Community Services
1.800.661.0408
corporateaffairs@gov.yk.ca