Dear Colleagues, These last few months have been trying times for Ontarians and those around the world, as COVID-19 spread across the globe, and continues to do so, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. This pandemic is putting the very talented individuals and teams of the Ontario Emergency Management community into challenging situations, while testing… Continue reading

Background  In the midst of the COVID19 pandemic, NGO Alliance of Ontario organizations will need to continue to respond to the needs of communities impacted by overland flood, wildfire, tornado, etc… The current pandemic increases risk exposure during response to NGO personnel, volunteers, clients and the public. While each respective mission remains the same for… Continue reading

 By Jim Montgomery  The City of Ottawa, Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is responsible for the development, implementation and coordination of the City’s Emergency Management Program (EMP).  The Ottawa Emergency Management Program exceeds the legislated requirements of the Ontario Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA), and adheres to the internationally developed and voluntary compliance… Continue reading

IAEM (International Association of Emergency Managers) has more than 6,000 members worldwide and is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting the ‘Principles of Emergency Management’ and representing those professionals whose goals are saving lives and protecting property and the environment during emergencies and disasters. Our vision is to be recognized globally as the premier organization… Continue reading