NL911 Bureau Inc.

On September 27, 2018, the Lieutenant-Governor appointed Donald Peckham, as Chairperson, to the NL911 Bureau Inc. for a four-year term.

NL911 Bureau Inc. (NL911) is a not for profit corporation created in March 2015 and is responsible for establishing the number “911” as the primary emergency telephone number for use in Newfoundland and Labrador; and for establishing, implementing and operating an emergency 911 telephone service.

Further, the Act indicates that NL911 is responsible for ensuring the service protects personal information, provides accurate and current information to primary and secondary Public Safety Answering Points (PSAP), integrates data from the civic addressing system where it exists, is efficient and cost-effective, and is flexible and responsive to changing technologies.

The NL911 Board of Directors is responsible to provide oversight and direction as well as governance to NL911, to ensure that the operations and administration of the NL911 service are being carried out as per legislative requirements.