New Emergency Alert System To Be Tested Wednesday
Manitoba's new emergency alert system will be tested for the first time tomorrow at 1:58 p.m. The system, called Alert Ready, will automatically cut into all radio, television and satellite broadcasts when there is an immediate threat to public safety. Minister responsible for Emergency Measures Steve Ashton says it will make a big difference when trying to warn people about potential disasters whether they're natural or man-made, "Whether its a flash flood situation or a tornado or whether...

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