Emergency Management Ontario :: Emergency Information Advisories

EMERGENCY INFORMATION ADVISORIES

An Emergency Information Advisory provides information to Ontarians about current or evolving emergency situations or significant events. Advisories may recommend protective actions to take.

How is an Emergency Information Advisory issued?

Emergency Information Advisories can be distributed through:


When is an Emergency Information Advisory issued?

Emergency Information Advisories are issued by The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management.

Some situations in which an Emergency Information Advisory might be issued include:

  • Large-scale power outage
  • Threats to public safety
  • Major transportation incidents

Emergency Information Advisories may also be issued in the early phases of a major incident that could escalate to a Red Alert Red Alert being issued.