Emergency Management



The Department of Emergency Preparedness:


  • Leads research and policy development initiatives related to emergency preparedness

  • Develops policies, mechanisms and processes that streamline business processes

  • Builds relationships with public sector, private and non-profit sectors

  • Coordinates emergency information to Member Nations

  • Manages department correspondence in active emergencies

  • Procures speakers and trainers for the Department’s ongoing Emergency Preparedness Speakers Series

  • Sponsors Member Nation Disaster Emergency Members to take Emergency Preparedness training


We apply a First Nations (Indigenous) lens in conjunction with a Gender Bias Analysis Plus (GBA+) lens in our work.

Who should attend the 2021 speaker series? 

Who should attend the 2021 speaker series? 

  • First Nations community members

  • Federal government

  • Provincial government

  • Private sector

  • Non-profits

  • Education institutions

  • Crisis communicators

  • Anyone from across Canada and from the International community


Sessions are accessible to individuals globally. Offering sessions at no charge reduces the barriers to education. We have taken this approach as we feel education and knowledge are the greatest tools an individual or organization can have in order to minimize the impact of a disaster. To be added to a mailing list, please email [email protected]