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Canadian wireless service providers to begin distributing public alerting messages

In a policy decision released in April 2017, the CRTC directed all Canadian wireless service providers to begin distributing public alerting messages to customers’ wireless devices by April 6, 2018. Alerts on mobile devices will warn Canadians about dangers to life and property in a timely manner so that they can take appropriate action. For more information on Wireless Public Alerting, please visit our Wireless Public Alerting section.