Alert Ready testing in Manitoba today

Wireless devices will be included in emergency alert test today

Emergency Management B.C. will work with Pelmorex and wireless carriers across the province to fix the issue, Lightbody said.

Problems were also encountered in other Western Canadian provinces, though the test seemed to go smoothly in Atlantic Canada.

The Alert Ready system is created to deliver critical and potentially life-saving information from federal, provincial and territorial governments on everything from fires to terror attacks.

Only some devices in Ontario received the alert in a second test on Monday afternoon.

"Our goal is to make sure that we have tsunami alerting up and running efficiently before we look at adding other hazards", said Jordan Turner, communications manager with Emergency Management BC.

The emergency alert message begins with a distinct sound and vibration, followed by an emergency alert banner displayed on the device and a message outlining the nature of the alert.

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Social media was abuzz with the late - and in some cases, nonexistent - alert. Those alerts were expected to reach all compatible cellphones on LTE wireless networks.

"It could happen, we could get a real alert in Grande Prairie".

Those who didn't receive the alert took to Twitter, wondering about why they didn't receive the alert.

"TV, radio, cable, satellite and wireless providers are the "last mile" distributors", the company said.

Some wireless users in western provinces, like B.C., are reporting mixed results after the test of Canada's new emergency alert system, according to The Canadian Press.

In Quebec, a space incorrectly included in the coding prevented the Alert Ready system from sending the test message to compatible wireless devices. "But I would point out, that's why you have a test". Alert Ready says it is investigating the errors with the service, and is working to correct them.

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