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Regional Municipality of York Selects ERMS for Emergency Mass Notification

Oakville, ON – January 30, 2013 | ERMS Corporation, provider of Advantage — a comprehensive and flexible enterprise-class emergency notification system, announced they have been selected by the Regional Municipality of York as their emergency mass notification system provider.Region of York

After a lengthy and very detailed RFP process, the Regional Municipality of York has chosen ERMS to provide them with an enterprise emergency notification system that meets their demanding specifications.

“With a very long list of must-haves and nice-to-haves from the Region of York, everyone at ERMS is proud we are the vendor of choice,” said Sylvain Rollin, President, ERMS Corp. “While ERMS easily checked the boxes of the mandatory requirements, I believe all the many different ways ERMS surpassed those requirements and expectations, like our advanced functionality and superior adaptability, is what really put our solution ahead of the rest,” he added.

The Regional Municipality of York is located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in Southern Ontario. The Region is comprised of nine area municipalities covering approximately 1,776 square kilometres (686 square miles). The Region has rapidly grown from 166,060 people in 1971 to an estimated population of 1,085,000 as of 2011.


The Regional Municipality of York has 3660 active employees, over 50 worksites. When compared to other cities, Regions and Regional Districts (as defined locally), York Region retained its position as having the sixth largest total population in Canada.