List of tallest smokestacks in Canada

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Tallest 50 smokestacks/chimneys in Canada[edit]

Rank Name of Facility Location Height in feet and meters Construction material Type of facility Current status Flue diameter (m) Year completed Image
1 Inco Superstack Sudbury, Ontario 1,247 ft (380 m) Concrete Smelter In use 13.7[1] 1972
The Inco Superstack at the Inco Copper Cliff smelter.
2 Flin Flon Smelter, Stack Flin Flon, Manitoba 825 ft (251 m) Concrete Smelter Not in use 1973
smokestack
3 Hearn Generating Station, Stack Toronto 705 ft (215 m) Concrete Power plant Unused 1971
Richard L Hearn Generating Station
4 Wesleyville Generating Station, Stack Wesleyville, Ontario 682 ft (208 m)[2] Concrete Power plant Unused 1970's
5 tie Nanticoke Generating Station, Stack 1 (Units 1-4) Nanticoke, Ontario 650 ft (200 m) Concrete Power plant Unused 10.98[3] 1972
5 tie Nanticoke Generating Station, Stack 2 (Units 5-8) Nanticoke, Ontario 650 ft (200 m) Concrete Power plant Unused 10.98[4] 1974
5 tie Lennox Generating Station, Stack 1 (Units 1&2) Bath, Ontario 650 ft (200 m) Concrete Power plant In use 7.3[5] 1976
5 tie Lennox Generating Station, Stack 2 (Units 3&4) Bath, Ontario 650 ft (200 m) Concrete Power plant In use 7.3[6] 1976
5 tie Thunder Bay Generating Station, Stack Thunder Bay, Ontario 650 ft (200 m) Concrete Power plant In use 4.3[7] 1984
10 Copper Cliff Nickel Refinery(formerly Copper Cliff Iron Ore Recovery Plant), Stack Sudbury, Ontario 637 ft (194 m)[8] Concrete Smelter In use 9.1[9] 1954[10] [1]
11 Ashbridges Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant, Sludge Incinerator Stack Toronto 607 ft (185 m)[11] Concrete Incinerator In use 1977-79 Ashbridges Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant.JPG
12 tie Coleson Cove Generating Station, FGD Stack(2 Flue)[12] Lorneville, New Brunswick 600 ft (183 m)[13] Concrete Power plant In use 4.87[14] 2001
12 tie Coleson Cove Generating Station, 1st Stack(3 Flue)[15] Lorneville, New Brunswick 600 ft (182.8m)[16] Concrete Power plant 4.87[17] 1977
12 tie Syncrude Mildred Lake, Main Stack Mildred Lake, Alberta 600 ft (182.8 m)[18] Concrete Oil refinery In use 7.9
15 tie Lambton Generating Station, Stack 1 Corunna, Ontario 557 ft or 550 ft (169.8 m)[19][20] Concrete Power plant Unused[21] 7.49 1969-70
15 tie Lambton Generating Station, Stack 2 Corunna, Ontario 557 ft of 550 ft (169.8 m)[22][23] Concrete Power plant Unused 7.49 1969-70
17 Holcim (Canada) Mississauga Cement Plant (formerly St. Lawrence Cement), Stack Mississauga, Ontario 556 ft (169 m)[24] Concrete Cement plant In use 3.96 1956
18 Belledune Generating Station, Stack 1 Belledune, New Brunswick 554 ft or 551 ft (169 m or 168 m)[25][26] Concrete Power plant In use 6.86 1991
19 Dalhousie Generating Station #2, FDG Stack Dalhousie, New Brunswick 551 ft (167.64 m)[27] Concrete Power plant Demolished in 2015 6.45 1993
20 tie Noranda Inc. Gaspe Site, Stack Murdochville, Quebec 550 ft (167.6 m) Concrete Smelter Demolished in 2003
20 tie Lambton Generating Station, Stack 3 Corunna, Ontario 550 ft (167.6 m)[28] Concrete Power plant In use 7.11
22 Dalhousie Generating Station #1, Stack 1 Dalhousie, New Brunswick 532 ft (162 m)[29] Concrete Power plant Demolished in 2015 1980
23 Battle River Generating Station, Stack C (Unit 5) Battle River, Alberta 528 ft (161 m)[30] Concrete Power plant In use 5.791 1981[31]
24 Sundance Power Station, Stack 1 (Unit 1&2) Wabamun Lake, Alberta 512 ft (156 m)[32] Concrete Power plant In use 6.401 1970-73[33]
25 tie Sundance Power Station, Stack 2 (Unit 3&4) Wabamun Lake, Alberta 510 ft (155.5 m)[34] Concrete Power plant In use 7.32 1976-77[35]
25 tie Sundance Power Station, Stack 3 (Unit 5&6) Wabamun Lake, Alberta 510 ft (155.5 m)[36] Concrete Power plant In use 7.315 1978-80[37]
27 tie INCO Nickel Smelter, Stack Sudbury, Ontario 500 ft (152.4 m)[38] Brick Smelter Dismantled in 1982[39] 14.6 (48 feet) [40] 1929
27 tie INCO Copper Smelter, Stack Sudbury, Ontario 500 ft (152.4 m)[41] Concrete Smelter In use - Reduced to 435 ft (132.5 m)[42] 13.4 (44 feet) [43] 1936[44]
27 tie INCO Nickel Smelter, Stack 2 Port Colborne, Ontario 500 ft (152.4 m)[45] Concrete Smelter Dismantled in 1994[46] 5.49 (18 feet) 1937
27 tie INCO Thompson Smelter, Stack Thompson, Manitoba 500 ft (152 m)[47] Concrete Smelter In use 9.14[48] 1958[49]
27 tie Tufts Cove Generating Station, Stack 1 Tufts Cove, Nova Scotia 500 ft (152 m)[50] Concrete Power plant In use 2.44 1965
27 tie Tufts Cove Generating Station, Stack 2 Tufts Cove, Nova Scotia 500 ft (152 m)[51] Concrete Power plant In use 2.44 1972
27 tie Tufts Cove Generating Station, Stack 3 Tufts Cove, Nova Scotia 500 ft (152.4 m)[52] Concrete Power plant In use 3 1976
27 tie Lingan Generating Station, Stack 1 Lingan, Nova Scotia 500 ft (152.4 m)[53][54] Concrete Power plant In use 4.7 1979
27 tie Lingan Generating Station, Stack 2 Lingan, Nova Scotia 500 ft (152.4 m)[55][56] Concrete Power plant In use 4.7 1979
27 tie Trenton Generating Station, Stack 1 (Unit 6) Trenton, Nova Scotia 500 ft (152.4 m)[57][58] Concrete Power plant In use 4.7 1969
37 tie Lakeview Generating Station, Stack 1 Mississauga, Ontario 492 ft or 479 ft (150 m or 146 m) Concrete Power plant Demolished in 2006 1961
37 tie Lakeview Generating Station, Stack 2 Mississauga, Ontario 492 ft or 479 ft (150 m or 146 m) Concrete Power plant Demolished in 2006 1962
37 tie Lakeview Generating Station, Stack 3 Mississauga, Ontario 492 ft or 479 ft (150 m or 146 m) Concrete Power plant Demolished in 2006 1964
37 tie Lakeview Generating Station, Stack 4 Mississauga, Ontario 492 ft or 479 ft (150 m or 146 m) Concrete Power plant Demolished in 2006 1965
41 Shand Power Station, Stack Estevan, Saskatchewan 486 ft (148 m)[59] Concrete Power plant In use 5 1992
42 Atikokan Generating Station, Stack Atikokan, Ontario 476 ft (145 m) Concrete Power plant Undergoing refurbishment 5.5 1985
43 tie Keephills Generating Station, Stack 2 (Unit 3) Keephills, Alberta 455 ft (138.6 m)[60] Concrete Power plant In use 7.77
43 tie Keephills Generating Station, Stack 1 (Unit 1&2) Keephills, Alberta 455 ft (138.6 m)[61] Concrete Power Plant In use 5.75 1983-84[62]
45 Genesee Generating Station, Stack 2 (Unit 3) Genesee, Alberta 453 ft (138 m)[63] Concrete Power plant In use 5.74 2005
46 tie Xstrata Nickel Smelter, Stack Sudbury, Ontario 450 ft 137.2 m[64] Concrete Smelter Unused 1965
46 tie Enwave Walton Street Steam Plant, Stack Toronto 450 ft 137.2 m[65] Concrete Steam Plant In use 2.6 1971
46 tie Commissioners Street Incinerator, Stack Toronto 450 ft 137.2 m[66] Concrete Incinerator Unused
46 tie Suncor Energy Oil Sands, FGD Stack Fort McMurray, Alberta 450 ft 137.2 m[67] Concrete Oil refinery In use 7.01
46 tie Battle River Generating Station, Stack B (Unit 3&4) Battle River, Alberta 450 ft (137 m)[68] Concrete Power plant In use 6.096 1969-75[69]

The Tracy Thermal Generating Station has four 449 ft (137 m) stacks.

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