The Emergency Management Community of Practice

In an environment where continuous response to emergencies (natural or otherwise) is becoming the norm, Canada’s emergency management ecosystem finds itself in great demand. EMCoP provides valuable networking, learning, and leadership development opportunities to enhance both management and operational continuity challenges.

Who Should Join?

EMCoP is a peer-to-peer network for emergency management and business continuity leaders. Our members are responsible for managing their organizations’ strategy, policies, and programs related to operational and strategic emergency management. They are keen to learn, share, and collaborate with one another.

Key Objectives

  • Create opportunities for dialogue, learning, and sharing insights among Canadian emergency management professionals
  • Explore leading practices in the emergency management ecosystem
  • Experience peer-to-peer learning in a trusted environment that operates under the Chatham House Rule

Benefits of Membership

Expand your network of emergency management leaders and practitioners who proactively collaborate to advance Canada’s preparedness, response, recovery, and resiliency to emergencies.Save time by having access to a network of peers and Conference Board staff to help you answer pressing questions.Benchmark your work against other Canadian organizations to understand the trends, challenges, and solutions in emergency management best practice.Receive discounted or complimentary access to other Conference Board programming.

Current Members

Bell Canada

Bruce Power LP

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Enbridge Inc.

Gibson Energy


Humber College

Marine Atlantic Inc.

Ontario Power Generation Inc.

TC Energy Corporation

The City of Calgary

Advisory Board

Members Only

This section is currently underdevelopment. In the meantime, please visit this page to access all members-only content.

If you’re not a member and would like to become one, please contact us.

Upcoming Meetings

Emergency Communication

Past Meetings

EMCoP Spring Meeting: Prolonged Business Interruptions

Responder Mental Health

January 25, 2023  •   Virtual MS Teams meeting

Simona Mazat, Manager, CEO & Future Focused Programs, Workplace Safety & Prevention Services

Henrietta Van hulle, Vice President, Client Outreach, Stakeholder & Government Relations, Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Xiaodong Yang, Leader of Learning and Wellness for Emergency Management & Community Safety, Calgary Emergency Management Agency (CEMA)

Relevant Research for Members

Become a Member

Expand your knowledge of best practices and strategic issues related to emergency response and business continuity. Join EMCoP today.