(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The Thunder Bay OPP Provincial Communications Centre wants to remind the public of the Alert Ready Test that willl be occurring on November 28, 2018 at 1:55 pm.
** please don’t call 911 / this is just a test ! **
Ontario along with other provincial and territorial emergency management organizations will be issuing public test messages through Alert Ready, Canada’s emergency alerting system.
Ontario will issue one test message to be distributed over television, radio and to compatible wireless devices at 1:55 PM EST. This will be the second live Alert Ready test this year.
What is 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.