EMO

IRG Nets during state of emergency

Submitted by admin on Sat, 2020/03/21 - 13:08

This is to advise that during the state of emergency, the NB Emergency Measures Communications Group (EMCG) will be conducting periodic nets once per day at 1700 hrs (5:00 pm)  Click here for more details.

The purpose of the net will be to test readiness of the system.  Although the pandemic is not a communications issue, The EMCG is standing by in case emergency communications are needed between critical locations due to a failure of regular means.

State of emergency declared in response to COVID-19

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2020/03/19 - 15:19
FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government today declared a state of emergency under section 12 of the Emergency Measures Act to enhance measures to help contain the spread of COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus). “The health and well-being of every New Brunswicker must remain our number one priority,” said Premier Blaine Higgs. “With the support of the of the chief medical officer of health, and with the support of the all-party cabinet committee, we are taking this extraordinary measure to provided greater assistance to the health-care sector fighting the spread of COVID-19 in the province.”

IRG member recognized by Public Safety Canada

Submitted by admin on Sat, 2018/05/26 - 07:42

Congratulations to IRG member and past president Allan K. Thurber (VE1RG) on being recognized with an Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award.   Federal/Provincial and Territorial Ministers recognize the work being done across Canada to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters.  The award ceremony was held on May 24 in Ottawa, attended by nominees and was addressed by The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.  

Brunswick Alpha 2018

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2018/01/25 - 19:45

EXERCISE EXERCISE EXERCISE - Hurricane Alpha is affecting New Brunswick and Emergency Operations Centres are being activated. This is only an exercise. To find out how you can follow along on a simulation web site, click "Read More".