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Emergency Planning and Preparedness

Compliance Reports

The Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) is the principal statute governing emergencies in Ontario. The legislation also outlines roles and responsibilities in ensuring Ontario's emergency preparedness. These include creating and maintaining an emergency response and business continuity plan, identifying critical infrastructure, conducting training and exercises, promoting public awareness, etc. Provincial ministries are evaluated annually on their compliance with the EMCPA requirements by the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM).

Since 2008, in addition to compliance materials submitted to EMO, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) has also developed an annual compliance report. This report, published annually, provides an overview of the MOHLTC's work in the area of emergency management as aligned with its annual obligations under the EMCPA. The report also identifies next steps for continued improvement of the MOHLTC's emergency management program.

For previous versions of the MOHLTC annual compliance report, contact the Health System Emergency Management Branch

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Emergency Management 2013 Annual Report
15 pages | 1 MB | PDF format

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For More Information

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Health System Emergency Management Branch
1075 Bay Street, Suite 810
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5S 2B1
Fax : 416-212-4466
TTY : 1-800-387-5559
E-mail : emergencymanagement.moh@ontario.ca

 

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