PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT - Monthly Test of CFB Esquimalt's Mass Notification System

Public Service Announcement.

CFB Esquimalt to utilize Mass Notification System for B.C. Shakeout 

October 15, 2020 – Esquimalt, B.C. – Department of National Defence /Royal Canadian Navy

The local Defence Team will participate in the upcoming Great B.C. Shakeout by utilizing the Mass Notification System (MNS) on October 15, 2020, for two minutes beginning at 10:15 a.m.

The audible siren will sound much like that of an emergency vehicle and will last approximately one minute. A short voice message will accompany it.

Due to a variety of environmental factors including temperature, humidity and wind direction it may be possible that the sirens will be heard in neighbouring municipalities

Audio files are available on the Maritime Forces Pacific website.

Associated Links


Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt Public Affairs

Phone: 250-363-4006


After Hours: 250-888-6775







Monday, December 5, 2016 - 9:30am