Next Emergency Test Alert Hits Your Cellphone Nov. 25: Check Local Times Here

Canada’s Alert Ready emergency alerting system is set to launch another wireless test alert, coming up on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Alerts will also be broadcast on TV and radio.

A loud and distinctive tone (known as the scariest sound in peoplekind) will be played on compatible wireless devices connected to LTE networks at the time.

Check out the following times the next wireless alert will take place based on province and territory below, as per the Alert Ready website:

  • Yukon 1:55 PM (MST)
  • Northwest Territories 9:55 AM (MST)
  • Alberta 1:55 PM (MST)
  • British Columbia 1:55 PM (PST)
  • Saskatchewan 1:55 PM (CST)
  • Manitoba 1:55 PM (CST)
  • Newfoundland & Labrador 10:55 AM (NST)
  • Nova Scotia 1:55 PM (AST)
  • Prince Edward Island 12:55 PM (AST)
  • New-Brunswick 10:55 AM (AST)
  • Nunavut 2:00 PM (EST)
  • Ontario 12:55 PM (EST)
  • Quebec 1:55 PM (EST)

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Alert Ready wireless alerts are managed in Canada by Pelmorex, the parent company of The Weather Network.

If you’re a shift worker that sleeps during the day, you’ll want to note this day on your calendar. It’s not possible to disable emergency wireless alerts in Canada. You can disable LTE on your device or turn on Airplane Mode if you don’t want to hear the alert.

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