Be in the know. There are several apps that you can download to your phone to keep up to date on emergencies in and around your area. The most helpful ones are: Alberta Emergency Alert, Alberta Wildfire, Alberta Rivers, Alberta Fire Ban, and Environment Canada.
Starting April 6th, 2018 all Canadians will know receive emergency alerts directly to their cell phones. For more information on these alerts and for all things emergency visit http://www.aema.alberta.ca/wireless-public-alerting
Frequently asked questions on Alberta's wireless public alerting systems.