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Ready Calgary


CEMA ReadyCalgary



Emergency preparedness training for individuals and the community.

False, Emergency preparedness training for individuals and the community.


Ready Calgary

Emergency preparedness training for individuals and the community.

Ready Calgary is a community preparedness program developed by the Calgary Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) for the citizens of Calgary. It has been designed to inform, educate and build resiliency to the impacts of emergencies. The course encourages safety at home, in the workplace, neighbourhood and community. Become a leader in your community and help empower a resilient network of prepared citizens.

Section One: Fundamentals of emergency preparedness for individuals and families

Take our online course and learn how to prepare your home and family for an emergency.

  • Cost: Free
  • Course duration approximately 40 - 60 minutes
  • Successful participants will receive an official certificate of completion
  • For more information, review the participant manual
  • Create a myID personal account before you take the course
​​Take the online course​​​

Section Two: Emergency preparedness in your neighbourhood for community leaders

  • Cost: Free
  • Three-hour workshop held from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Maximum number of participants per session: 15
  • Course dates include Oct. 23 (registration full), Nov. 20, and Nov. 22
  • Course located at the Emergency Operations Centre
  • For individuals (18+) invested in the needs and requirements of their community or neighbourhood as a whole
  • Facilitated by CEMA professionals, trained in emergency preparedness at the Emergency Operations Centre, Calgary
  • Pre-requisites:
    • Successful completion of Ready Calgary Online Course (Section 1)
  • Participants will receive a physical copy of the participant manual

​​​​Register here​​​


Ready Calgary Kids

Ready Calgary Kids is an emergency preparedness program targeted at grade five students in Calgary schools. It is intended to provide fun and educational curriculum to students in order to help themselves and their families prepare for emergencies.

For additional information and program resources, visit Ready Calgary Kids.

For more information on any of the Ready Calgary programs, please email