Public Safety Canada works in collaboration with other federal departments and provincial and territorial governments to strengthen national emergency preparedness including planning, training, exercises, and sharing lessons learned. These efforts, taken prior to an emergency, are aligned with Government of Canada priorities and area aimed at making Canadian communities safe and resistant.
- Emergency Management Training
Public Safety Canada provides leadership for federal emergency management training through its partnership with the Canada School of the Public Service and its ongoing work with federal partners, including academia.
- Guides for businesses and first responders:
Practical information about dealing with emergencies.
- Joint Emergency Preparedness Program:
From emergency planning and training to the purchase of specialized equipment, this program funds projects that enhance the national capacity to respond to all types of emergencies.
- National Exercise Program:
Government, first responders and military officials work together in exercises that simulate emergency scenarios such as natural disasters, health threats and terrorist attacks to validate plans, training, etc., and identify areas for improvement.
- National Public Alerting System:
A public-private-partnership with the broadcasting sector to effectively warn Canadians of imminent threats to life or safety