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Author Topic: 2012 CANWARN Training Schedule  (Read 17649 times)
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« on: March 09, 2012, 07:31:05 PM »

Hello, everyone, after a winter that wasn't in many parts of the province, it is time to turn our attention to the renewed possibility of extended stretches of true spring-like weather. Along with milder temperatures and longer days will come the increased chance of severe thunderstorms in Ontario. And so once again, it is time to release the first glance at the upcoming CANWARN storm spotter training sessions. Some work is still required to confirm exact venues in some locations but the dates are provided for planning purposes and the venues will be firmed up in the coming weeks in future releases.

Once again, I thank all of you for being part of this very important program. Your reports in the last year have continued to provide valuable "on-the-ground" information to the Ontario Storm Prediction Centre. This also represents CANWARN's 25th year in Ontario. It all began in Windsor back in 1987 and we have seen the program grow significantly in the last number of years. So please join us if you can at a training session near you.

As in past years, I would ask you to RSVP me at geoff.coulson at ec.gc.ca to let me know which session you plan on attending so we can get a sense of the numbers of attendees at each location. So here they are, the dates/venues as things stand now. Dates and venues in June for Northwestern Ontario will be forthcoming in future releases.

April 11 - 7 PM - Sarnia - Lower Auditorium, Clearwater Arena - 1400 Wellington St.

April 17 - 7 PM - Windsor - Giovanni Caboto Club - 2175 Parent Ave.

April 18 - 7 PM - London - venue to be confirmed shortly

April 21 - 9 AM - Hamilton - Nash Auditorium, Chedoke Hospital, Sanatorium Road. Free parking available across the street from the auditorium

April 28 - 9 AM - Washago/Orillia - venue to be confirmed shortly

April 28 - 9 AM - Ottawa/Nepean - Nepean Sailing Club, 3259 Carling Avenue, Nepean

May 2 - 7 PM - Kitchener - Bingemans Conference Centre, 425 Bingemans Centre Drive

May 5 - 9 AM - Toronto - Environment Canada 4905 Dufferin St

May 8 - 7 PM - Toronto - Environment Canada 4905 Dufferin St

May 10 - 7 PM - Peterborough - Peterborough Public Library, 345 Aylmer St. North

May 16 - 7 PM - Dufferin County - Dufferin County Museum, corner of Hwy 89 and Airport Road in Mulmur

May 26 - 9 AM - Belleville - Belleville Library Conference Room, 254 Pinnacle Street

May 26 - 9 AM - Sudbury/Azilda - Lionel E. Lalonde Centre, 239 Montee Principale, Azilda

May 27 - 1 PM - Espanola - Pinewood Inn, 378 Centre St.

May 27 - 7 PM - Elliot Lake - Renaissance Centre, 20 Veterans Way

May 28 - 7 PM - Sault Ste Marie - Delta Sault Ste Marie, 208 St. Mary's Drive

May 29 - Timmins - time and venue to be confirmed

May 30 - Temiskaming Shores - time and venue to be confirmed

May 31 - North Bay - 6:30 PM - North Bay Public Library, 271 Worthington


Geoff Coulson
Warning Preparedness Meteorologist |
Météorologue de sensibilisation aux conditions menaçantes
Ontario Region Client Services |
Service à la clientèle, Région de l'Ontario
Environment Canada | Environnement Canada
Goverment of Canada | Gouvernement du Canada
4905 Dufferin St | 4905 rue Dufferin
Toronto, ON M3H 5T4

Geoff.Coulson at ec.gc.ca
Telephone | Téléphone 416-739-4466
Facsimile | Télécopieur 416-739-4603
Website | Site Web www.weatheroffice.gc.ca
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« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2012, 04:50:40 PM »

We will be arranging rides for those who would like to go as a group. We can decide if we would like to go to London, Sarnia or Windsor. Please attend the CKARC metting on the 12 of April or send an email to Don  Snow by way of ckarceditor(at) hotmail.com

Canwarn Coordinator for Chatham-Kent
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