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Alert Ready system expands to floods, fires in B.C., not heat domes

May 4, 2022 The Canadian Press

VICTORIA – An automated alert system will be ready to warn British Columbians of spring flooding and summer wildfires but not yet for extreme heat, Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said Tuesday. Farnworth told a news conference the Alert Ready

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Trial run coming next week for Canada-wide emergency alert system

April 30, 2018 The Canadian Press

OTTAWA – Millions of cellphones, tablets and other portable devices will sound off across the country next week to test Canada’s new public emergency alert system. The country’s broadcast and telecom regulator says the tests will be carried out next

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Localized alerts for life-threatening emergencies now active on Canadians’ phones

April 7, 2018 The Canadian Press

Starting today, Canadians won’t have to be near a television or radio to receive emergency alerts. Life-threatening emergencies will now be broadcast on compatible mobile phones. As of today, the National Public Alerting System – commonly called Alert Ready –

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Alert Ready, Canada’s new national emergency alert system, tested in Manitoba and Northwest Territories

September 21, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization of Manitoba Infrastructure announced on Tuesday that Alert Ready, the national emergency alert system, will send out a province-wide test message over TV and radio on Wednesday at 3:55 p.m. local time. Alert Ready provides