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 – Ryan Wheeler, Shearwater Environmental Emergency Solutions Inc.
Treasurer – Kim Bayliss, Tennier Sanitation
Past Chair – Gord Gilmet, Technical Manager, Rain Carbin Canada Inc.

Communications Coordinator – Heidi Levitzky

Recent Announcements

The Hamilton CAER group has set its meeting schedule for 2022. Meetings will be held on February 24, April 14, June 9, and November 10. The meetings will all be held virtually until further notice. It is hopeful that the Joint meeting of the Hamilton and Niagara groups take place in a live setting in September 2022. For information about participating please contact us at communications@hamiltoncaer.com.