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Test of the Alert Ready system

According to Environment Canada, The following provincial tests of the Alert ready system have been completed.

  • -Newfoundland and Labrador at 10:55 am NDT

  • -New Brunswick at 10:55 am ADT  

  • -Prince Edward Island at 12:55 pm ADT

  • -Nova Scotia at 1:55 pm ADT

  • -Nunavut at 1:55 PM EDT

  • -Manitoba at 1:55 PM CDT

  • -Alberta and Northwest Territories at 1:55 MDT

  • -Saskatchewan at 1:55 pm CST

  • -British Columbia and Yukon at 1:55 PM PDT

It is important to note that not all Canadians will receive the test alert on their wireless device. This may occur for a variety of reasons, including device compatibility, connection to an LTE network, cell tower coverage, device software and settings. Testing of any public alerting system provides an opportunity to validate and improve the end to end performance and reliability of the system to ensure it operates as it is intended to.

Not all Canadians have received the alert as intended to, we ask that you please comment if you have not received the test message even though you have a compatible phone.

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