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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
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 Region
Boundaries Central Region
Eligibility Open to all
Application Not applicable
Languages English ; French
Site Information
Located In Community North York East
Address & Map
Forensic Services and Coroner's Complex
25 Morton Shulman Ave
Toronto, ON M3M 0B1
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Intersection Keele St and Wilson Ave
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
Service Categories Body Donations ; Coroner Services ; Mortuary Services

Agency Overview

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