Alert Ready is Canada’s emergency alerting system. Alert Ready delivers critical alerts to Canadians through television, radio and LTE-connected and compatible wireless devices, and there is no sign up process required. If you do not receive an alert from AlertReady, please contact your wireless service provider for inquiries regarding public alerting services and device compatibility. Learn more about Alert Ready at

ePACT is used by specific communities to send notifications to residents, including Haida Gwaii, the District of Squamish, Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, Squamish Nation, the Village of Pemberton, and the Village of Lions Bay. You must sign-up and create an ePACT account to receive emergency notifications from these communities. Notifications are sent by these communities via ePACT as emails, text messages, and voice messages.

Click HERE for directions to confirm that you are registered to receive notifications from the communities that use ePACT, and to verify the contact details you have shared with them.