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ALERT | Province-wide Mobile Phone Alert Test Today

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Victoria, BC – Mobile phones across Victoria and Esquimalt will buzz and display alert messages this afternoon. There’s no need to be alarmed – it’s a planned test of the nation-wide emergency notification system.

These tests will help government and public officials ensure that mobile devices are capable of warning you of an emergency. During the test your mobile device will buzz or sound a tone and will display a notification message. On many devices this message will need to be dismissed before you are able to resume regular operation of your device.