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Alert Ready - Emergency Alert System

Contact Information
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding System is operated by Pelmorex Media Inc which owns and operates The Weather Network and MeteoMedia
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A system that delivers critical and potentially life-saving alerts to Canadians through television and radio. Alerts will include events such as: tornadoes or other natural disasters * train derailments * fires, including wild, industrial, uban and forest * biological, including chemial, radiological or water contamination * information alerts such as frost warnings * environmental * hazardous or explosive materials * terrorist threat * civil emergency, animal danger, amber alerts, missing persons or emergency responder disruption 
Enables Canadian government officials at the federal, provincial and municipal level to issue all types of public safety messages through media companies so that the public can take immediate action and stay safe  
See website for a list of alerts and how the alert may sound when issued * also provides information on emergency preparedness
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hrs
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Visit website for information * to receive alerts, listen to radio or access a television
Languages English ; Alerts will be sent out as per the official language requirements of each jurisdiction or agency. At the discretion of the issuing government authority, alerts can made available in additional languages. Distribution of alerts in additional languages will be up to the individual television, radio, cable or satellite operator.
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Ontario
Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Child Kidnapping Alert Programs ; Disaster Preparedness Information ; Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning ; Fire Advisories ; Hazardous Materials Emergency Advisories ; Weather Advisories ; Wildlife Warnings

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