This is to advise that during the state of emergency, the NB Emergency Measures Communications Group (EMCG) will be conducting periodic nets once per day at 1700 hrs (5:00 pm) Click here for more details.
The purpose of the net will be to test readiness of the system. Although the pandemic is not a communications issue, The EMCG is standing by in case emergency communications are needed between critical locations due to a failure of regular means.
Congratulations to IRG member and past president Allan K. Thurber (VE1RG) on being recognized with an Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award. Federal/Provincial and Territorial Ministers recognize the work being done across Canada to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters. The award ceremony was held on May 24 in Ottawa, attended by nominees and was addressed by The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.