Welcome to Hamilton CAER - Community Awareness & Emergency Response Group

About Hamilton 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:

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.

Sailing Boat - Hamilton Bayfront Industrial Area

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 – Heidi Levitzky

Recent Announcements

The Hamilton CAER group has a new Communications Coordinator, Heidi Levitzky. Please join us in welcoming her as she transitions into this role. 

The Hamilton CAER group has set its meeting schedule for 2020. Meetings will be held on February 13, April 16, June 18, September 10, and November 12. The Joint meeting of the Burlington, Hamilton and Niagara groups date is cancelled for 2020; For information about participating and meeting locations please contact us at communications@hamiltoncaer.com.