Government of New Brunswick

Brunswick Charlie 2020 is a provincewide emergency preparedness exercise planned for June 02 2020 in New Brunswick.

This one-day exercise will give communities, municipalities, First Nations and local service districts an opportunity to practice their respective roles during an emergency event.

All New Brunswick communities are invited to participate and take advantage of this learning opportunity in emergency response planning. To register please complete the “Exercise Brunswick Charlie 2020 Questionnaire and Confirmation of Participation” found in the link below. Once completed, email to by Dec. 15, 2019.

The exercise scenario of Exercise Brunswick Charlie 2020 will revolve around a weather event unfolding across the province. Advanced weather reporting, simulated social media, and web-based news reporting will add to the realism of the exercise. It is anticipated that this year’s event will be a severe heat wave culminating with a tropical storm. Further details will be developed and discussed at the initial planning conference in Fredericton on Jan. 14, 2020.   


  • The New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization
  • Provincial/Regional Emergency Action Committees
  • The Canadian Armed Forces, through Joint Task Force Atlantic
  • Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • Regional Emergency Management Coordinators
  • Participating New Brunswick communities
  • GNB partners and organizations to be identified 


Initial Planning Conference (IPC) January 14 Fredericton

Main Planning Conference (MPC)

February 12


Final Planning Conference (FPC)

April 15


Exercise Brunswick Charlie

June 2