Subscribe to Metro Vancouver emergency alerts
Sign up for free emergency alerts from Metro Vancouver through Alertable. Alertable is a mass public alert system to help you and your family stay informed and safe during an emergency.
The Alertable app is free for the public. It is available to download for iOS and Android smart phones, tablets, and smart speakers (Amazon Alexa/Google Home). No smart phone? Subscribe for free email, SMS alerts or phone calls. Users can personalize their alerts based on location, incident type, and severity.
Alertable notifications share critical information that let you know:
- What the emergency is
- Where the emergency is occurring
- How to stay safe
- When the event is over or new information is available
Alertable has replaced Metro Vancouver's previous web-based voice, text, and email message system.
At this time, the alerts and instructions from Metro Vancouver are only offered in English.
Download the Alertable app or subscribe to Alertable notifications for your smart phone, tablet, computer, or smart speaker.
Disclaimer: Please read and understand the risks
The river and shoreline present inherent dangers, hazards and risks to those who enter, including but not limited to changes in water levels, risk of hypothermia, unexpected surges and waves, fast flowing water, rocks, branches and the risk of personal injury, death or loss of property.
Persons Using Or Entering The Capilano River(s) And Shoreline At Any Time Do So At Their Own Risk