Halton Region provides updates and information to keep you and your family safe when emergencies occur.
Emergency Alert Status:
Note: Halton Region only shares confirmed and accurate information about local emergencies on Twitter. For information coming from a local municipality, we get their consent.
Environment Canada uses the following terms:
Halton Region’s eCNS is an emergency telephone notification service. In the event of a major disaster or catastrophe, the service will phone affected households and businesses.
eCNS provides updates about:
Note: This service is not the only method that Halton Region uses to communicate about emergencies.
Halton Region will post information about public emergencies at this website. This website includes an Alert box that displays at the top of each page.
Halton media will keep residents informed during an emergency.
Note: During an emergency, Halton Region asks local media outlets to provide information in languages other than English.
When appropriate, Halton Region will establish a citizen inquiry service to answer telephone inquiries from the public. To contact the Halton Region Citizen Inquiry Service please call:
Depending on the nature and scope of the emergency, Halton Region will establish a primary media information centre at the following location:
When appropriate, Halton will establish a secondary media information centre near the emergency site.
In public emergencies, Halton Region will conduct media conferences at the following location:
The Citizen’s Inquiry Service will inform the media of the date(s) and time(s) of all media conferences.