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Quebec is about to launch a one-year test of a new alert system that will notify residents when someone "living with a major neurocognitive disorder or showing symptoms of one" goes missing. The pilot project, called Alerte SILVER, will run in only three MRCs: Drummond (including the city of Drummondville) in the Centre-du-Québec region, Joliette on the North Shore in the Lanaudière region, and Vallée-de-l'Or in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region.

Between January 23, 2023, and January 23, 2024, people in those areas will get a cellphone notification in French and English via the Québec en Alerte system in urgent cases involving a missing person with a qualifying condition, such as Alzheimer's.

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To avoid getting the scare of a lifetime, it's important to note that Quebec will be carrying out an emergency alarm tomorrow as part of a Canada-wide security alert system known as Alert Ready.

The emergency alert will sound off across mobile phones, televisions and radios on November 16. This procedure, although distressing for some, is carried out to ensure the proper function of the alarm system and the safety of all Canadians.

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Authorities set off a Quebec amber alert at about 2:58 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, after an alleged kidnapping of a three-year-old in Sainte-Adèle in the Laurentides region. The alert stated that a 21-year-old suspect was believed to have "fled on foot" with the child at 9:00 p.m. on May 24.

Police lifted the amber alert about 25 minutes after it went out. According to the Sûreté du Québec, the suspect and three-year-old were found "safe and sound" in the same town where they disappeared.

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Don't panic, folks, if the leaders at that cursed COP26 gathering are to be believed, we still have a long way to go before the world ends. This is probably why Quebec's Ministry of Public Security is testing its emergency alert system throughout the province.

The Quebec alarm alert is going to happen on Wednesday afternoon, so keep those phones handy.

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