Across Canada today the government will be sending out an emergency public alert ‘ Canada alert test’ to test their system nationwide.
These alerts are meant to warn Canadians of life-threatening problems. The time of the test will vary from province to province. The CRTC released a statement saying, “The messages will be identified as test alerts and will not require Canadians to take action.”
The times of the Canadian emergency test are:
- Quebec 1:55 p.m.
- Ontario 12:55 p.m.
- Prince Edward Island 12:55 p.m. Saskatchewan 1:55 p.m.
- Yukon 1:55 p.m.
- Nova Scotia 1:55 p.m.
- Northwest Territories 9:55 a.m.
- Newfoundland and Labrador 10:55 a.m.
- New Brunswick 10:55 a.m.
- Manitoba 1:55 p.m.Alberta 1:55 p.m.
- British Columbia 1:55 p.m.