Emergency Services Study Report – Southwestern Ontario Community Study
31 October 2022
The overall objective of the Emergency Services Study is to assess the effects of the Project on emergency services locally and regionally (Bruce County) in the construction and the operations periods. [...] The Emergency Services Study is an NWMO-led study, and the NWMO determined the spatial Study Area, the data and inputs used to establish baseline conditions, and the assessment of the forecasted effects resulting from the Project. [...] 2.3 Assessment The preliminary analysis and assessment of the effect of the Project may have on emergency services within the Study Area was conducted through the following steps: • Understanding and evaluating the existing conditions for emergency response organizations and emergency service infrastructure within and near the Study Area. [...] As shown in Table 3-5, these projections indicate that, in the base case (without the Project), the total population of the combined area4 of the MSB, the Township of Huron- Kinloss, the Municipality of Brockton, the Township of North Huron, and the Municipality of Morris- Turnberry will be 46,390 by the year 2046 (a growth of 13,060 people). [...] As shown in Table 3-6, these projections indicate that, in the base case (without the Project), the total number of dwellings in the combined area of the MSB, the Township of Huron-Kinloss, the Municipality of Brockton, the Township of North Huron, and the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry will be 17,640 by the year 2046 (a growth of 4,610 dwellings).