How do I see only certain types of alerts?

Use the Filter button and select the type of alerts to be listed on the Alerts for Displayed map area. Click on the Filter button Under Alert type, select from the main category (Health, Natural, Weather) the alerts to be filtered out

How can I check past alerts?

Click on the Archive Button, and use the calendar view to select the date you want to check if an alert was issued.

Why can’t I find my location in NWT Alert?

The locations that you can choose in the NWT Alert web app are official regional boundaries defined by the Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) codes from Statistics Canada. If you cannot find a specific location, try searching for the larger municipality. Click on the Favourites button On the “City, Town…” field start typing the name of […]

Will I receive an alert if I am offline?

You must have an active network or Wi-Fi connection to receive an alert. If you do not have an active or strong enough connection when an alert is sent, the alert will be queued for a limited time and be sent to you once your device is connected. Examples of offline situations include: No Network […]

Why did I receive an alert for an earthquake that already happened?

I received an Earthquake alert that already happened at a location that’s not relevant to me. These alerts come from a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earthquake Hazards Program public feed. Some events in remote areas may not be distributed until 24 hours after their occurrence. Additionally, USGS processing and publishing may take up to 30 […]