Celebrate Pride without Comprising Safety!

What is Pride Month? Photo credit: UCalgary Celebrated across the country every June, LGBTQ+ Pride Month is a time to celebrate people of all sexual and gender identities, accepting people for who they are. Yet, there is much more to Pride Month than just parades and parties. Pride Month is a time to remember the […]

Read more

Use technology to conduct head counts in a fraction of the time and with greater accuracy

Accounting for staff when emergencies happen in the workplace can be cumbersome, confusing and sometimes inaccurate depending on the situation. Most organizations rely on manual procedures and pen and paper to account for staff at assembly points, which can be error prone and inefficient. Unintentionally marking someone present when they were not or not marking […]

Read more

How to stop getting AMBER Alerts on my Cell Phone

What is an AMBER alert?  An Amber alert occurs when a child, or adult with a proven mental or physical disability, is abducted and at risk of harm.  These alerts are sent through our national alert system,  Alert Ready, and are broadcast through television, radio and LTE smartphones.  The goal of an AMBER alert is […]

Read more

How to clear cookies and history in your web browser?

Today we are going to show you how you can clear cookies, caches and history on various popularly used web browsers. But wait a minute, what are cookies really? Cookies are small files that websites put on your PC to store info about your preferences. They can improve your browsing experience by allowing sites to […]

Read more

Important Information About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Current status of vaccinated Canadians: This report was last updated on May 14, 2021 with data up to and including May 8, 2021. Photo credit: Government of Canada What is a vaccination? Vaccination is a simple, safe, and effective way of protecting people against harmful diseases, before they come into contact with them. It uses […]

Read more

Alert Ready Test May 5, 2021

On May 5, 2021, provincial and territorial emergency officials across Canada, with the exception of Nunavut, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and the Northwest Territories, conducted tests of the Alert Ready system. These alerts were sent via radio, television, LTE compatible wireless devices, and other third-party emergency alert distribution channels such as Alertable. The one-way […]

Read more

The Different Uses of Alertable: A Case Study

Alertable is a way to save time and money sending emergency, community and workplace notices and alerts.  It allows you to send notifications simultaneously to landline phones, smartphones, computers, tablets, TV, radio, home smart speakers, roadway signage, digital display boards, community sirens and more.   While Alertable is often used for emergency alerts, it is a […]

Read more

Celebrating Christmas during COVID-19

The entire world is feeling the effects of COVID-19 and Canada is no exception.  Each province and territory within Canada has taken precautions but the restrictions are not the same from area to area.  Below is a map current as of December 9, 2020 of the COVID-19 cases in Canada per province/territory. Photo credit: CTV […]

Read more

Alert Ready Test 25 November 2020

On November 25, 2020, provincial and territorial emergency officials across Canada, with the exception of Nunavut and Alberta, conducted tests of the Alert Ready system. These alerts were sent via radio, television, LTE compatible wireless devices, and other third-party emergency alert distribution channels such as Alertable. The one-way broadcast nature of most Alert Ready distribution […]

Read more

How do I get Severe Weather Alerts?

When severe weather threatens, Environment Canada issues special alerts that notify those in the affected area.  They do this so that residents of the affected area have the chance to take steps to protect themselves, their family and their property. There are a variety of ways that these alerts are sent  including the media, the department’s […]

Read more

1 2 3 8
top