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Emergency alerts come to Canadian mobile phones

Apr 18, 2018
James Morgan

Canadians are being told, “Your phone has the power to save a life.”

Canadians with most late-model mobile phones are now able to receive messages about impending natural disasters and civil emergencies through the Alert Ready system. The project is an effort of the federal government, provincial emergency management agencies and Pelmorex, the company that operates the notification system and also owns The Weather Network, Canada’s cable and satellite weather channel.

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