Be Prepared Within Your Community – Make Meaningful Connections

Please check back here often to learn of events happening online and in your local communities during Emergency Preparedness Week!


To register, please click the time below the date you wish to attend.

Date/Time Title Description

Wednesday, May 8th

Preparing Your Family For Emergencies: A Step-by-Step Guide

Presented by Pauli Kruger, Emergency Management Coordinator for Rocky View County, AB

Kim Johnson, EDS Specialist

Karim Kane, EDS Volunteer

72 Hours: Is Your Family Prepared?

If an emergency happens in your community, it may take emergency workers some time to reach you. You should be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for a minimum of 72 hours. Learn how quick and easy it is to become better prepared to face a range of emergencies – anytime, anywhere.  This webinar will assist you to create your own emergency plan using the checklists to build a 72-hour emergency kit and know the risks in your own community. These basic steps will help you take care of yourself and your loved ones during an emergency.

Thursday, May 9th

Empowering Everyday Heroes:

Unlocking the Potential of Volunteerism in Emergency Response.

Presented by John Bignell

Register for this today!

Join us for an inspiring session dedicated to harnessing the power of volunteerism in emergency response with the Salvation Army. Discover how ordinary individuals can become extraordinary heroes through comprehensive training and meaningful engagement. Learn practical strategies to equip volunteers with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively assist during emergencies while fostering year-round participation in preparedness activities. Whether you're a seasoned volunteer or new to the field, this session promises to ignite your passion for making a difference in times of crisis. Don't miss out on this opportunity to be part of a spiritual community dedicated to the transformation of lives, all while fortifying resilience in the face of adversity.

In-Person Events

Prairies and Northern Territories

Edmonton: Get Ready in the Park, Northlands Fair Grounds.

Okotoks EP Week community event May 11th.


London, Woodstock, 



British Columbia

East Kootenay’s Emergency Preparedness fair in Cranbrook May 4th.

West Kelowna Gratitude event: April 27th

NESST Conference in April.

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