Emergency Management Officials Answer Your Questions!

  • April 14, 2013 · 2:00 PM
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As a prepper it’s important to me to know how my local government will react to any given disaster. Are they prepared? What measures will they take in the event of disaster ‘X’? How are they reaching out to the community with respect to preparedness education? How do they feel and what do they expect from individuals that prepare?

This is a very unique event. It will include an open discussion which will connect people that are concerned about being prepared with municipal officials that specialize in emergency management and preparedness.

Our guests include:

Jennifer S. - Emergency Management Coordinator, City of Toronto
Sonia S. - Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, City of Markham
Greg S. - Program Manager (Emergency Management) - Regional Municipality of York (Commanding Officer at Canadian Armed Forces)

As a community member and/or prepper it might be a good idea to know exactly how your local government will react during a disaster. They’re here to help us and embrace the idea of community members taking such a strong role with respect to self-preparedness. This is a great opportunity to connect with local governments as a means of exchanging ideas and understanding their protocols – which will inevitably help you to better be prepared.

Che, Organizer of The Ontario Prepper Survival Network will be hosting this event.

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  • jmc

    Good information. The fellow presenting was very knowledgeable. Thanks to Che and Colleen for organizing! And thanks to the government representatives who gave up their personal time to meet with us.

    1 · April 15, 2013

  • Colleen

    If you would like to see photos (slides) from the event, you can find them here: http://www.meetup.com/Ontario-Prepper-Survival-Network/photos/14310232/

    April 15, 2013

  • Dan

    Yes, thanks for organizing, although I was expecting them to tell us more about what kinds of emergencies has been prepared instead of what areas of government is responsible for.

    April 14, 2013

  • Colleen

    Thanks for organizing this Che! It was very informative!

    April 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you to Che and Colleen for organizing this event and the presenters who participated and gave graciously of their time.

    1 · April 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Tentative

    April 7, 2013

  • Dan

    Always handy to know what's needed if things were to happen.

    April 2, 2013

  • Paul

    i have a previous commitment but if you folks will be around after 4pm i may be able to drop by

    March 22, 2013

    • Che

      Unfortunately our guests have to start at 2pm. I have no idea what you other commitment is but I can say that this really is going to be a rare and unique event.

      April 1, 2013

  • Colleen changed the location for this Meetup

    March 11, 2013

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    Organizer for the Ontario Prepper Survival Network
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  • Colleen
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  • Dan
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  • jmc
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  • A former member
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