Public Test of Alert Ready on November 16, 2022
Canadians in participating provinces and territories can expect a test alert on their television, radio, and compatible wireless devices.
Oakville, Ontario, November 14, 2022 – A test of Alert Ready, Canada’s National Public Alerting System will take place on November 16, 2022, across most provinces and territories.
Given the importance of warning Canadians of an imminent threat to the safety of life and property, Canadians do not have the option to opt out of this essential life-saving service. So far in 2022, the Alert Ready system has delivered more than 800 public emergency alert messages to Canadians.
For ongoing updates about the test, follow the official Alert Ready Twitter page
To arrange an interview about the Alert Ready test, please contact:
Ryan McKenna, FleishmanHillard HighRoad
About Alert Ready
Alert Ready is Canada’s emergency alerting system. Alert Ready delivers critical and potentially life-saving alerts to Canadians through television, radio, and LTE-connected and compatible wireless devices. The Alert Ready system was developed with many partners, including federal, provincial, and territorial emergency management officials, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Pelmorex, the broadcasting industry, and wireless service providers. Together, these partners work to ensure Canadians receive alerts immediately and know when to take action to stay safe.
To learn more, visit alertready.ca and follow us on Twitter.