Ministry of the
Solicitor General

Alert Ready

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Your Phone has the power to save a life

Starting April 6th, in addition to TV and radio, Alert Ready will be sending life-threatening emergency alerts to cell phones and wireless devices that are compatible with Wireless Public Alerting (WPA).

If your phone is not compatible, you can subscribe to receive emergency alerts by email, SMS texts and social media.

​​​​Alert Ready in Ontario

Alert Ready in Ontario is part of a national service designed to deliver critical and potentially life-saving emergency alert messages to Canadians. Emergency alerts are distributed on radio, TV and compatible wireless devices (as of April 6th) to help ensure that Ontarians have the critical information they need in emergencies to take necessary precautions to protect themselves and their families.

In Ontario, you can also subscribe to receive emergency alerts via SMS and email.

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