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Saint John Emergency Management Organization testing the City's emergency notification system on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

The Saint John Emergency Management Organization (SJ-EMO) will be conducting a test of the emergency alert and notification system this Wednesday, May 8, 2024. The test will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Anyone who has signed up to receive emergency notifications and news from the City will receive an email, voice, or text alert with the message “EXERCISE, EXERCISE, EXERCISE. This is a test of the City of Saint John emergency notification system. No action is required. THIS IS ONLY A TEST.”  

The email, voice and text notification system is used by the SJ-EMO and the City of Saint John to broadly communicate urgent public notices. Residents who have not signed up to receive alerts and notifications are encouraged to do so by visiting  

Here to help –For inquiries related to municipal services, contact the City of Saint John Customer Service Centre at (506) 658-4455, email or visit us in person on the Ground Floor of City Hall, 15 Market Square, Monday to Thursday (excluding holidays), 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.