Attorneys General

Note: This consolidation has been prepared for convenience of reference only and has no official sanction.

Addresses for Service on the Crown

Attorney General of Canada

When the Crown is sued in the Federal Court, the proper defendant is "His Majesty The King". For the Federal Court, service on the Attorney General is set out in Rule 133 of the Federal Courts Rules.

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

c/o Deputy Attorney General of Canada
Office of the Deputy Attorney General of Canada
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa ON K1A 0H8

Visit the Department of Justice Canada website for the contact information of regional offices.

Provincial and Territorial Attorneys General and/or Ministers of Justice

Note: A notice of constitutional question must be served on the Attorney General of Canada and on the Attorney General of each province and territory, as per section 57 of the Federal Courts Act.


c/o Director
Constitutional and Aboriginal Law, Legal Services Division
Justice and Solicitor General, Government of Alberta
10th Floor - 102A Tower
10025 102A Ave NW
Edmonton AB T5J 2Z2
Alberta accepts electronic service of Notices of Constitutional Questions by email to

British Columbia

P.O. Box 9290 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria BC V8W 9E2


Room 104, Legislative Building
450 Broadway
Winnipeg MB R3C 0V8

New Brunswick

Chancery Place, Floor 2
P.O. Box 6000
Fredericton NB E3B 5H1

Newfoundland and Labrador

4th Floor, East Block
Confederation Building
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's NL A1B 4J6

Northwest Territories

P.O. Box 1320
Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9

Nova Scotia

1690 Hollis Street
P.O. Box 7
Halifax NS B3J 2L6


P.O Box 1000, succ. 500
Iqaluit NU X0A 0H0


McMurtry-Scott Building
720 Bay Street, 11th Floor
Toronto ON M7A 2S9

Prince Edward Island

P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown PEI C1A 7N8

Quebec (website in French)

Édifice Louis-Philippe-Pigeon
1200, route de l'Église
Québec QC G1V 4M1


Legislative Building, Room 355
2405 Legislative Drive
Regina SK S4S 0B3


2071 2nd Avenue
Whitehorse YT Y1A 1B2

Date modified: 2023-07-05

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