Government Operations Centre

On behalf of the Government of Canada, the Government Operations Centre (GOC) supports preparedness for and leads the coordination of the integrated federal response to all-hazard events of national interest.

About the Government Operations Centre

How Canada manages emergencies, the Federal Emergency Response Plan, legislation, policy and about the GOC

Current activity

Current events and exercises

Preparedness

Planning, all-hazards approach, cyclical events, exercise and continuous improvement programs

Response and Monitoring

Daily operations, what the GOC monitors, Watch reports, reporting criteria and activation, requests for federal assistance

Requests for Federal Assistance

Help for provinces and territories when emergencies overwhelm or threaten to overwhelm their resources

Working in a Modernized GOC

New accommodations, workforce, surge capacity program

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