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:
SMS text messaging
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 Emergency Alert being issued.