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OID: WMO Member: Canada ISO 3166: CA CAN 124

Issuing Organization: Environment and Climate Change Canada, Meteorological Service of Canada

Hazard Categories: Geo Met Health Env

Authorization Basis: The Department of the Environment Act gives the Minister of the Environment the responsibility for meteorology. Weather Services were introduced from the very beginning in 1871, specifically for the purpose of warning citizens of threatening situations.

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Alerting Area (NWSE): 87.61 -145.27 37.3 -48.11

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Hazard Categories
Geo: Geophysical (earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunami, etc., includes landslide)
Met: Meteorological (weather, storms, etc. includes flood)
Safety: General emergency and public safety
Security: Law enforcement, military, homeland and local/private security
Rescue: Rescue and recovery
Fire: Fire suppression and rescue
Health: Medical and public health
Env: Pollution and other environmental
Transport: Public and private transportation
Infra: Utility, telecommunication, other non-transport infrastructure
CBRNE: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear or High-Yield Explosive threat or attack
Other: Other events

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