Consider the possible emergency situations or potential disasters you could face and that could impact you, your family, your neighbourhood, or our community.  


Did you know the Region's Top 10 Hazards (in no specific order) are:

  • Extreme Temperatures (Heat)
  • Hazardous Materials - Fixed Sites
  • Extreme Temperatures (Cold)
  • Hazardous Materials Incident/Spills - Transportation Incident
  • CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive)
  • Flood - Urban
  • Tornado
  • Critical Infrastructure Failure (e.g. Water, Hydro)
  • Flood - Riverine
  • Drinking Water Emergency

Visit the following websites and click on each hazard to find out more information on how you can better be informed of what to do if experiencing one of these hazards:


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Ontario's Emergency Public Warning System is a tool that provides timely and accurate information to Ontario residents, businesses and visitors during an emergency. The system allows Ontarians to receive three types of warnings - Red Alerts, Emergency Information Advisories and Tornado Warnings. Make sure to Sign Up for Alerts Today!


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