Overview

The Local Authority Emergency Management Regulation clarifies legislated emergency management training required for:

  • local authorities (including municipal elected officials, Metis settlement officials, improvement district councillors, special area board members)
  • directors of emergency management
  • employees who have been assigned responsibilities respecting the implementation of a community’s emergency management plan

Legislated training requirements

Local authorities

Local authorities must complete the following course within 90 days of taking their official oath:

Directors

Directors of emergency management must complete the following courses within 18 months of being appointed:

Staff

Local authority staff who have been assigned responsibilities respecting the implementation of the emergency plan must complete the following courses within 6 months of being identified for this role:

Exemptions or extensions may be granted in some exceptional cases, along with possible alternative courses.