Signs in Prince Rupert point to a tsunami evacuation route in low-lying areas. (Ed Evans / the Northern View)

Signs in Prince Rupert point to a tsunami evacuation route in low-lying areas. (Ed Evans / the Northern View)

WEB POLL: Did you experience B.C.’s emergency drill on Wednesday?

Tell us how you heard the emergency test on March 21 — or if you didn’t


On March 21, alarms rang out across broadcast systems in B.C. at 1:55 p.m.

Part of a nationwide system, the BC Emergency Alerting System Test was a drill in the province. So far the system will only be used for tsunamis, but in May it will extend to text message alerts.

READ MORE: B.C. emergency phone text testing starts in May

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