If you can leave the premises without putting yourself in danger, evacuate the building
Never try to stop an armed person.
Do not activate the fire alarm.
Take the nearest emergency exit.
Use the stairs to exit the building. Don’t take the elevator.
Show your hands so that police officers don’t see you as a threat.
Inform anyone you meet that they should leave the premises immediately.
Once you leave the building, don’t stay in close range. Go to the meeting point that is a little further away, at the corner of Peel and St. Jacques Streets (the space in front of the old Planetarium).
Once you’ve reached safety, call 911.
If you cannot safely leave the premises without putting yourself in danger, hide
Stay calm and silent.
Hide and tell other people to do the same.
Lock the door of the room where you’re hiding.
Barricade the door with furniture.
Close the blinds on the windows.
Stay away from doors and windows (hallways and outdoor walls).
If there is a window that looks out on an external wall of the building, let police know you are there by putting a note in the window.
Hide under a desk.
Put your cell phone in silent mode.
If someone knocks at the door, don’t open it. The person who is knocking may pose a threat to you.
In the event that police officers need to check the premises, they will receive access cards and sets of keys.
Never jump out of your hiding place, and keep your hands in plain sight.
Wait for directions from police officers or the Security and Prevention Office before leaving the premises.
In the event of an evacuation
Go to the meeting point that is a little further away, at the corner of Peel and St. Jacques Streets (the space in front of the old Planetarium).
Never stay close to the building.
Keep quiet so you can hear directions given by police or security officers.