Ontario. Ministry of the Solicitor General

Site: Office of the Chief Coroner

Memos and Bulletins

Public Comments Formerly the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-314-4000 ; After hours emergency: 416-314-4100
Fax 416-314-4030
E-Mail occ.inquiries@ontario.ca
Website www.ontario.ca/page/office-chief-coroner-and-ontario-forensic-pathology-service
Primary Contact Dr Dirk Huyer, Chief Coroner

Agency Information

Legal Status (30) Provincial Government

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Investigates all unnatural, sudden and unexpected deaths
  • orders autopsies and holds inquests when required
  • signs cremation certificates
  • responsible for out of province shipment of bodies
  • reports include public safety recommendations
  • administers donations of bodies for medical education and research
  • supervises and educates investigating coroner and pathologists in Ontario
Regional Supervising Coroner Offices

Central East (formerly Brampton) Office, 647-329-1826, fax 416-314-4030

Central West (formerly Guelph) Office, 647-329-1825, fax 416-314-4030

Toronto East (east of Yonge St), 647-329-1827, fax 416-314-4030

Toronto West (west of Yonge St), 647-329-1828, fax 416-314-4030
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Muskoka District ; Peel Region ; Simcoe County ; Toronto ; Wellington County ; York County
Boundaries Central Region
Eligibility Open to all
Application Not applicable
Languages English, French

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
Forensic Services and Coroners Complex, 25 Morton Shulman Ave
Toronto, ON
Canada M3M 0B1
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Intersection Keele St and Wilson Ave
Mailing Address Forensic Services and Coroners Complex, 25 Morton Shulman Ave 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M3M 0B1
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall

Categories and Classification

Agency Overview

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