Where to get screened for Cancer in every province and territory in Canada

Map of Canada

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

Alberta Health Services – Cancer Screening Programs
Screening For Life
Tel: 1 (866) 408-LINK (5465)

British Columbia
BC Cancer Agency
Colon Screening Program
Tel: (604) 877-6200

CancerCare Manitoba
Tel: (204) 788-8635 or toll-free 1 (866) 744-8961

New Brunswick
New Brunswick Department of Health
Colon Cancer Screening Program
Tel: (506) 457-4800

Newfoundland and Labrador
Eastern Health
Newfoundland and Labrador Colon Cancer Screening Program
Tel: 1 (855) 614-0144

Northwest Territories
Let’s Talk About Cancer
Screening is available to eligible NWT residents aged 50 to 74 through their health-care provider in all clinics and community health centres.
Tel: 1 (800) 661-0830

Nova Scotia
Cancer Care Nova Scotia
Colon Cancer Prevention Program
Tel: 1 (866) 599-2267

Department of Health
No organized colorectal cancer screening program is currently available. See your health-care provider.

Cancer Care Ontario
Tel: 1 (866) 410-5853 or TTY 1 (800) 387-5559

Prince Edward Island
Health PEI
Colorectal Cancer Screening Program
Tel: 1 (888) 561-2233

Ministère de la Santé et Services sociaux
Québec Colorectal Screening Program
Tel: 1 (877) 644-4545 or TTY 1 (800) 361-9596

Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
Screening Program for Colorectal Cancer
Tel: 1 (800) 667-0017

Department of Health and Social Services
Planning for a colorectal cancer screening program in the Yukon is currently in progress.
Tel: (867) 667-5811 or (867) 667-5812 or toll free in Yukon at 1 (800) 661-0408


Last updated: November 2, 2016

  • In 2009, an estimated 22,000 Canadians were diagnosed with colon cancer and 9,100 died from it.
  • If found early, colon cancer is highly treatable and curable.