About Hamilton CAER

Welcome to CAER

Hamilton Community Awareness and Emergency Response (CAER) is a community-based volunteer organization that was established in 1980.

Hamilton CAER members plan, practice and coordinate activities to enhance safe operating practices that reduce the risk  of emergency situations that could threaten the Hamilton community.

CAER members currently work with many local and government committees including:

  • Emergency Management Ontario (E.M.O.) – www.emergencymanagementontario.ca
  • Ontario Advisory Council for joint Community – Industrial Emergency Preparedness
  • Partnerships Towards Safer Communities Initiative
  • City of Hamilton Emergency Planning Committee
  • Hamilton Fire Department (H.F.D) – www.hamilton.ca/CityDepartments/EmergencyServices/Fire/
  • Hamilton Police Service (H.P.S.) – www.hamiltonpolice.on.ca
  • Hamilton Industrial Environmental Association (H.I.E.A.) – www.hiea.org

CAER members include:

  • Health and Safety Personnel
  • Environmental Officers and Consultants
  • Emergency Planners and Responders
  • Industrial, Operations and Maintenance Personnel
  • Response Training Companies
  • Response Contractors, etc.

Current Executive

Chair – Suresh Daljeet,
Vice Chair – Vicki Gruber, Hamilton Port Authority
Treasurer – Kim Bayliss, Tennier Sanitation
Past Chair – Gord Gilmet, Technical Manager, Ruetgers Canada Inc.

Communications Coordinator – Karen Logan

Recent Announcements

The Hamilton CAER group are partnering again with the Niagara and Burlington CAER groups for the third annual joint meeting on Thursday August 16th, 2018.  Members from all three groups will enjoy a hot buffet breakfast followed by several very informative talks. For information about participating please contact us at communications@hamiltoncaer.com.