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System Upgrade Improves Coverage, Clarity, Security

CREST (Capital Region Emergency Service Telecommunications Inc.), the Capital Region’s dedicated emergency communications organization, successfully transitioned three of the region’s first responder communities to a new, best-in-class, radio network in January.

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New system aims to increase coverage, cut costs for Greater Victoria first responders

On the surface, it looks like a medium-sized suitcase. However, what’s inside the digital vehicular repeater system (DVRS) can save money and ultimately lives. Fire officials from across Greater Victoria gathered in Central Saanich Wednesday morning to receive training on the DVRS, which roughly amounts to be being a portable WiFi booster that improves digital […]

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Lessons learned: Winter storms

As mother nature reminded us last year with the windstorm on December 20th we all need to be prepared for emergencies.

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