Local Telephone Service Areas (TEL)

Updated October 2010

The Local Telephone Service Areas generally correspond to the wireline service areas of the local telephone companies operating in Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia. Population data is based on Statistics Canada 2001 census data.

TEL Area number Name Population
TEL-02 Sept-Îles and Gaspésie, Beauce, Saint-Georges, Sainte-Clotilde-de-Beauce 515,661
TEL-04 Valcourt 10,846
TEL-05 La Baie 1,135
TEL-06 Courcelles 987
TEL-07 Lambton 2,199
TEL-08 Nantes 1,424
TEL-09 Saint-Victor 2,460
TEL-10 Warwick 10,773
TEL-11 Acton 4,232
TEL-12 Saint-Éphrem 2,585
TEL-13 Saint-Liboire 4,453
TEL-14 Etchemin, Nicolet, Saint-Ludger 34,187
TEL-15 Sainte-Rosalie, Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Conseil 13,797
TEL-16 Saint-Paulin 9,908
TEL-17 Québec, Charlevoix, Saguenay, Saint-Jean-Chrysostome, Bas Saint-Laurent, Saint-Nicolas, Saint-Étienne, Deschaillons, Fortierville, Villeroy, Île d'Orléans, Tring-Jonction, Lac-aux-Sables, Sainte-Agathe-de-Lotbinière, Bellechasse 1,098,302
TEL-18 Aylmer, Manitoulin Island East, Bruce Peninsula North, Coldwater, Cambray 37,250
TEL-21 Watford  6,899
TEL-22 Port Elgin 19,352
TEL-24 Thunder Bay 123,853
TEL-25 Dryden 6,555
TEL-26 Kenora 11,812
TEL-27 Woodstock, Port Franks 8,833
TEL-28 Cottam 4,092
TEL-29 Grand Bend 6,862
TEL-30 Goderich 9,277
TEL-31 Lansdowne 3,492
TEL-32 Mornington 5,865
TEL-33 Millbrook 5,732
TEL-34 Keene 3,370
TEL-35 North Frontenac 2,320
TEL-36 North Renfrew 4,055
TEL-37 Moosonee, Iroquois Falls, Marten River, Temagami 4,171
TEL-38 Forest 9,433
TEL-39 Kirkton, Uniondale 9,471
TEL-40 Moose Creek 1,690
TEL-42 Bayfield 7,009
TEL-43 Westport 2,820
TEL-44 Mildmay 14,131
TEL-45 Southern B.C., Dawson Creek Area 3,882,826
TEL-46 Fort Nelson Area 10,269
TEL-47 Prince Rupert 14,643
TEL-48 Rainy River District 23,855
TEL-55 Sioux Narrows-East Hawk Lake-Minaki 5,783
TEL-57 Grand Bend (PCS) 4,282
TEL-62 Cochrane 6,412
TEL-63 North-Eastern Ontario and HWY 144 109,741
TEL-64 Algoma, Hornpayne 10,070
TEL-66 Oxdrift, East Dryden 4,871
TEL-68 Lake Superior North, Sioux Lookout to Raith, Highway 105, Greenstone 38,265
TEL-69 South, North, East Ontario 10,923,603
TEL-70 Zurich 2,581
TEL-71 North-Eastern Ontario 109,108
TEL-72 Yukon Territory less Whitehorse 9,615
TEL-73 Whitehorse, NWT & Nunavut 83,164
TEL-74 South, North, East Ontario, Algoma, Hornpayne 10,917,184
TEL-76 Nipigon-Armstrong-Whitefish Lake 6,046
TEL-78 Deception Bay 1,440
TEL-79 South, North, East Ontario 10,905,585
TEL-80 Southern Quebec, Québec, Charlevoix, Saguenay, Bas Saint-Laurent, Thetford Mines, Plessisville, Saint-Rosaire, Victoriaville, Saint-Barnabé South, Saint-Valérien-de-Milton, Saint-Jacques-de-Horton, Hudson's Bay 6,264,721
TEL-81 Abitibi and James Bay, Mont-Laurier, Les Bois-Francs, Saint-Ours, Magdalen Islands, Clarendon, Bedford, Drummondville-Sud, Château-Richer, Frontenac 358,112
TEL-82 Sept-Îles and Gaspésie, Beauce 461,176
TEL-83 Grassy Narrows, Koko Lake, Folyet 1,718
TEL-84 Sept-Îles and Gaspésie, Beauce, Saint-Georges-Est, Saint-Clothilde-de-Beauce 525,662
TEL-88 Abitibi and James Bay, Mont-Laurier, Les Bois-Francs, Saint-Ours, Magdalen Islands, Clarendon, Bedford, Drummondville-Sud, Château-Richer, Frontenac excluding Saint-Honoré 356,441
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