Ministry of the
Solicitor General

Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment


The 2019 'Hazard Identification Report' and 'Methodology Guidelines' were developed by Emergency Management Ontario to provide information to support municipalities and Provincial ministries in the fulfilment of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, Sections 2.1 (3) and 5.1 (2).

Special thanks to the many representatives of municipal, regional, Indigenous, and unincorporated communities across the province, for their engagement with and commitment to development of these resources.

Hazard Identification Report

The 2019 Hazard Identification Report provides a comprehensive overview of hazard information relevant to Ontario.

Methodology Guidelines

The 'Methodology Guidelines' provide a process for the assessment of risk.