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Happening Today: Alberta Emergency Alert Test

March 1 2023

A provincial test of the emergency alerting system is happening today at 1:55pm.


Test messages will be issued over TV, radio, cell phones and tablets. Check your phone’s compatibility at


Albertans are also encouraged to download the Alberta Emergency Alert mobile app to ensure they receive all emergency notifications for their area. Get it for iOS and Android at


When you receive the alert, take a moment to reflect on how prepared you would have been if that alert were real.


Visit to learn more.

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