Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Compulsory Inspection Stations

Regional Inspection Stations

  • Compulsory Inspections for Hunter Harvest are provided through qualified CI Inspectors throughout B.C.
  • The information obtained through inspections helps the province to base decisions about wildlife management on sound science.
  • All information an Inspector receives on behalf of the Ministry is confidential.

To find a contract Compulsory Inspector, select the appropriate region listed below.

Region 1 (Vancouver Island)

For general information, Nanaimo regional office telephone: 250 751-3100

Contract CI Inspectors:

Contact: Wayne Zaccarelli
Telephone: 250 382-8502

Contact: Kim Brunt
Telephone: 250 390-3951

Campbell River
Contact: John Todd
Telephone: 250 337-5949

Region 2 (Lower Mainland)

For general information, Surrey regional office telephone: 604 586-4400

Contract CI Inspectors:

Eastern Lower Mainland
Contact: Jerry Faulkner
Kent Outdoor Sports Ltd.
7046 Pioneer Avenue, Agassiz, B.C. V0M 1A0
E-mail:, web:
Telephone/message for inspection appointment: 604 796-0006

Western Lower Mainland
Contact: Maurice Jenkins
Telephone/message for inspection appointment: 604 970-4449

Contact: Clint Goyette
Valley Fishing Guides Ltd.
Telephone/message for inspection appointment: 604 938-4458

Sunshine Coast
Contact: Mike Veen
Telephone/message for inspection appointment: 604 886-0115

Region 3 (Thompson)

For general information, Kamloops regional office telephone: 250 371-6200

The following CI Inspectors are by appointment only:

Contact: Chris Procter
Telephone: 250 371-6250

Contact: Gerad Hales
Telephone: 250 371-4457

Contact: Francis Iredale
Telephone: 250 371-6241

Region 4 (Kootenay)

For general information, Cranbrook regional office telephone: 250 489-8540, Nelson subregional office telephone: 250 354-6333

Contract CI Inspectors:

Contact: Gary Babcock
Telephone: 250 421-3575

Contact: Larry Hill
Telephone: 250 367-9163

Contact: Jack Hollingsworth
Telephone: 250 837-5820

Radium Hot Springs
Contact: Kent Kebe
Telephone: 778-527-0012

Contact: Don Patterson
Telephone: 250 425-2550

Contact: James Henry Scown
Telephone: 250 265-4137

Contact: Brad Ramsay
Telephone: 250 428-3342

Region 5 (Cariboo)

For general information, Williams Lake regional office telephone: 250 398-4530 or 250-398-4345

CI Inspectors:

Pat Dielman
Telephone/message for inspection appointment: 250-398-4561

Becky Cadsand
Telephone/message for inspection appointment: 250-398-4545

Daniel Lirette
Telephone/message for inspection appointment: 250-398-4696

Bella Coola
Contact: [contact regional office for instructions]

Region 6 (Skeena)

For general information, Smithers regional office telephone: 250 847-7260; fax: 847-7728

Contract CI Inspectors:
Hours of work BY APPOINTMENT – CI Contractors are not required to be available if an appointment has not been made 24 hours prior to a designated time period.

Haida Gwaii – Only available for CI of black bear harvested in MU’s 6-12 & 6-13
This office is NOT able to inspect any other species.
Contact: Ministry District Office – Village of Queen Charlotte
Telephone: 250-559-6200

Contact: Rick Marshall
Telephone: 250 847-6199

Available by appointment only

Contact: Scott Trent
Telephone: 250 635-7342

(Available by appointment Mondays and Thursdays from 6-9pm
and on Saturdays from 6-8pm)

Contact: Jacquie Hanslit
Telephone: 250 651-2277

Available by appointment only

Contact: Lorraine Charette
Telephone: 250 234-3520

Available by appointment most day between 9am to 9pm

Region 7 (Omineca)

For general information, Prince George regional office telephone: 250 565-6135

Contract CI Inspectors:

Prince George
Contact: Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations
Telephone: 250 565-6135

Ask for instructions on how to obtain a Compulsory Inspection. All CI’s are by appointment only during office hours Monday to Friday.

Contact: Bryan Monroe
Telephone: 250 569-2279

Contact: Christine Friedrichsmeier
250 567-6392

Available by appointment only

Contact: Nathan Voth
250 567-6477

Available by appointment only

Region 7B (Peace)

For general information, Fort St. John regional office telephone: 250 787-3411

Contract CI Inspectors:

Fort St. John
Contact: Basil Szoo
Telephone: 250 785-3468

Fort Nelson
CI’s in Fort Nelson will be done by a contractor who will travel to Fort Nelson periodically throughout the hunting season. To find out when the CI dates occur and to schedule an appointment please phone the contractor Rod Backmeyer at 250-787-0588

Mailing Address:
RR#1, Mile 301, Alaska Highway,
Building Address:
6100 Alaska Highway
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0

Telephone:  (250) 774-5511
Facsimile:  (250) 774-3704

Pouce Coupe
Contact: Peter Bruhs
Telephone: 250 786-7961

Region 8 (Okanagan)

For general information, Penticton regional office telephone: 250 490-8200

Contract CI Inspectors:

Contact: Greg Smith
250 486-3437

Grand Forks
Contact: Keith Palmer
250 447-9225

Contact: Greg Hoyer
250 764-2482