The Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC) develops and implements emergency response plans for the Municipality of Kincardine to include supporting plans for high risks (e.g. hazardous facilities, nuclear incidents, severe weather, transportation accidents, critical infrastructure etc.) and the maintenance of the essential level program as per the present provincial regulations. The CEMC is on call 24/7 to respond to emergencies in the municipality.

An emergency is a situation that could result in serious harm to persons or substantial damage to property and that is caused by the forces of nature, a disease or other health risk, an accident or an act whether intentional or otherwise.

An emergency can happen at any moment.

Everyone should know the risk, be prepared and plan for any emergency. This includes home owners, residents, agencies, first responders and the Municipality of Kincardine. By planning and preparing, you will be able to better cope when an emergency arises.

The Municipality of Kincardine has prepared an Emergency Response Plan based on the most probable incidents with the highest level of consequences identified that will allow all departments to train and prepare in the event of a local disaster. 

ERMS Self Registration

erms Self Registration

To all residents and businesses in the Municipality of Kincardine

Kincardine Emergency Management is urging all residents to self register with the ERMS mass notification system. The system will allow the emergency operations centre to quickly notify residents of adverse situations in the municipality.

Self registration is free. However a cost from cell phone providers may be applied.

To register follow the link provided and submit any phone numbers (land lines or cell phone) and/or an email address.
Please ensure that cookies are enabled on your device or you will be unable to register.

All information gathered is secure with ERMS .

You may opt in or out at any time 

SMS is not guaranteed to be sent or delivered

Select one of the following to register:

Mokresidents – all  Municipality of Kincardine residents

10kmbrucepower – all those residents within 3 km to 10 km of Bruce Power site

3kmbrucepower – all those residents within 3 km of the Bruce Power site

Click this link to see a larger version of the map

*After you have registered, and you would like to make a change to your contact information, click on change your account information below and enter your newly created User ID and password.

Change your account information

Once logged in, click on the myAdvantage icon and select Profile, Edit My Profile

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 for the purpose of creating a record to be used for sending notifications in case of an incident.  Questions about the collection of the personal information may be addressed to the Clerk of the Municipality of Kincardine, 1475 Concession 5, R.R. 5 Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 2X6.  Phone: 519-396-3468.

Identified Hazards for Municipality of Kincardine (in order of risk assessment)

  1. Tornado
  2. Snow Storms / Blizzards
  3. Transportation Emergency / Roads
  4. Explosions
  5. Hazardous Materials Incident / Spills - Roads
  6. Drinking Water
  7. Energy Supply
  8. Nuclear Facility
  9. Human Health
  10. Freezing Rain

Know the Risks. Create a Plan with your family. Prepare a 72 Hour Kit for your home and for Evacuation.

More information

Alert FM

Build-a-Kit

Contact Cards

Emergency Detour Route (EDR)

Emergency Response Management System (ERMS)

Evacuation and Shelter in Place

Grab-N-Go Bag

Pets in Emergencies

Seniors and Special Needs

Summer – Severe – Weather

Vehicle Emergency Kits

Winter – Severe – Weather

Additional Links

Contact(s)