Emergency Alerting System Test: May 10, 2023.

A test of the BC Emergency Alert system occurred on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at 1:55 p.m. During the test, the public heard an alert tone and received a test message on radio, TV and compatible cell phones.

BC Emergency Alerts are broadcast on TV, radio, and cell phones to provide urgent, life-saving information during emergencies. Do not call 9-1-1 for additional information about the test. Only call 9-1-1 for life-threatening emergencies.

Test Message

This is a TEST of the BC Emergency Alert system. This is ONLY a TEST. In an emergency, this message would provide safety information that could save your life. Visit www.emergencyinfobc.ca to learn more. Again, this is ONLY a TEST. No action is required.

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