Join Halton Regionís Survey Panel (Halton MVP) and Complete the Emergency Preparedness Survey for a Chance to Win an Emergency Go Kit


WEBWIRE – Thursday, December 13, 2012

Halton Region wants to know what you think about Haltonís ability to respond to emergency situations. The Regionís latest Halton MVP (my ViewPoint) survey will run during the next several weeks. All new panelists who register to join Halton MVP by December 17, as well as all existing Halton MVP members who complete Haltonís survey about emergency preparedness will be entered into a draw to win an Emergency Go Kit*. Winners will be required to answer a skill-testing question to be eligible to receive the prize.

ďWorking with partners to ensure Halton Region is a disaster-resilient community, ready to deal with any potential, imminent or actual emergency is one of our Citizensí Priorities,Ē said Regional Chair Gary Carr. ďThis MVP survey will provide a unique way for us to gauge whether our preparedness messages are reaching residents and allow residents to share their thoughts on Emergency Preparedness in Halton.Ē

The Halton MVP survey program offers an opportunity for citizens to electronically provide their feedback to Halton Regional Council and staff on a variety of Regional issues and initiatives including emergency preparedness, service optimization, waste management and more. Join the panel or find out more at www.halton.ca/MVP. Residents who join Halton MVP may be invited by email to participate in up to eight surveys each year. Registration is open to all residents of Halton Region (excluding employees of Halton Region) 18 years of age or older. Each panelist requires a unique email address.

To receive an email invitation to complete this survey, residents must join the panel at www.halton.ca/MVP by December 17 or must already be a member. The invitation to complete the Emergency Preparedness survey will be emailed to all members of Halton MVP later in December.

The Regional Municipality of Halton serves more than 500,000 residents in the City of Burlington, the Town of Halton Hills, the Town of Milton, and the Town of Oakville. Halton Region is committed to meeting the needs of its residents through the delivery of cost-effective, quality programs and services, including water and wastewater; Regional roads and planning; emergency medical services; waste management; public health; Employment Halton; Ontario Works (formerly social assistance); childrenís and seniorsí services; social/non-profit housing; heritage programs; emergency management and economic development. For more information, dial 311 or visit Halton Regionís website at www.halton.ca.

* Jane Armstrong Research Associates is the sponsor and administrator of the draw for the Emergency Go Kits. For official contest rules visit www.halton.ca/MVP. Halton MVP and the Emergency Go Kit draw are managed by Armstrong Research on behalf of Halton Region through a secure website. All correspondence, data collection and data analysis are the responsibility of Armstrong Research. Individual views remain anonymous as data is always analyzed - and presented to Halton Region - in the aggregate.



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