Durham Region: Cancellation of Emergency Alert for Pickering Nuclear Generating Station

The Regional Municipality of Durham has been advised by the Provincial Emergency Operations Centre that the Emergency Alert issued this morning regarding the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station was sent in error. There is no danger to the public or the environment.

Please do not call 9-1-1 for updates.

In a large-scale emergency, the Region of Durham and your local municipality share information through their websites, social media channels and through updates to media outlets.

Find more tips online at durham.ca/prepared or get your printed copy of the Are You Ready? emergency preparedness guide at The Regional Municipality of Durham Headquarters (605 Rossland Road East in Whitby).

For additional information about the public alerting system, please visit durham.ca/prepared, or contact the Public Alerting Information Line at 1-866-551-5373.