Ministry of the
Solicitor General


Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management

Testing Alert Ready

On November 25, 2020, there will be a TEST of Alert Ready, the emergency alerting system. The test message will be distributed over television, radio and compatible wireless devices and will occur in Ontario at 12:55 pm (EST). Please visit for more information.

Responding to COVID-19

Get the latest updates about COVID-19 in Ontario, updated every morning. Learn what we’re doing to help stop the spread.

​​Alert Ready in Ontario

Alert Ready in Ontario is part of a national service designed to deliver critical and potentially life-saving emergency alert messages to Canadians.

Emergency Information

Emergency status on COVID-19

For regular updates, alerts and information about current emergencies, visit:

Hazard Identification Report and Methodology Guidelines

Ontario's Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA) products have been renewed and updated for 2019.