Sask. conducting test of Alert Ready System on Wednesday as part of Emergency Preparedness Week

May 2 to 8 is Emergency Preparedness Week.

The Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency (SPSA) will be conducting another test of the Alert Ready system at approximately 1:55 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5.

During the week, the SPSA is encouraging residents to think about their risks, make a plan and prepare an emergency kit.

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” SPSA President Marlo Pritchard said in a release. “EP Week is a great time to think about what can happen to your home, property or family and take action to be prepared.”

As for the test, the province say not all mobile devices will receive an alert.

Some devices may not be compatible for receiving such alerts or the device software may not be up to date.

For more information, residents can visit or contact their telecommunication provider.

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