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Over 90 per cent of Canadians live within range of a Weatheradio transmitter. Broadcast range for a Weatheradio transmitter is approximately 60 kilometres, but this depends on things like terrain, the quality of the receiver, and the antenna height above ground.

Weatheradio broadcasts on the frequencies 162.400, 162.425, 162.450, 162.475, 162.500, 162.525, and 162.550 MHz. At selected locations, low power broadcasts without the alert tone are transmitted on the regular FM or AM band. A Weatheradio receiver is not required to hear these broadcasts.

Before you buy a receiver, make sure your area is covered by one of these transmitters. Check the provincial list for the transmitter and frequency nearest to your home.

Weatheradio Canada Status Update – September 3rd, 2020

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is currently soliciting feedback on the possible decommissioning of 48 of 230 Weatheradio Canada transmitters in its national network to better understand the value of this VHF broadcast service to Canadians.

The transmitters identified for possible decommissioning are predominantly situated in areas where they provide overlapping service and where alternate access channels such as cell phone service, Canadian Coast Guard VHF marine radio, and internet accessibility are readily available as a source of ECCC weather information and alerts.   

The list of transmitters proposed for decommissioning by province/territory is:

British Columbia (3 out of 24 total) 
Station Name Localities served by the transmitter
Chilliwack Agassiz, Cultus Lake, Peaceful Valley, Harrison Mills, Hope, Everson, Yale, Chilliwack, Lynden, Abbotsford, Mission, Aldergrove, Langley, Maple Ridge
Kamloops FM Chase, Sun Peaks, Logan Lake, Savona, Kamloops, Barriere, Ashcroft, Cache Creek, Pinantan Lake
Kelowna Penticton, Summerland, Lake Country, Vernon, Peachland, Kelowna, Lumby, Douglas Lake
Alberta (3 out of 24 total)
Station Name Localities served by the transmitter
Cooking Lake Round Hill, Ryley, Camrose, Kingman, Armena, Tofield, Hay Lakes, Mundare, New Sarepta, Cooking Lake, Hilliard
St. Paul Myrnam, Elk Point, Musidora, Two Hills, St. Paul, Mallaig, Glendon, Ashmont, Lindbergh
Two Hills Musidora, Two Hills, Lavoy, Vegreville, Willingdon, Ashmont
Saskatchewan (5 out of 12 total) 
Station Name Localities served by the transmitter
Lanigan Dafoe, Jansen, Lockwood, Nokomis, Semans, Drake, Lanigan, Leroy, Guernsey, Manitou Beach, Watrous, Watson, St. Gregor, Burr, Humboldt, Plunkett
Midale (Estevan) Crosby (US), Estevan, Bienfait, Lampman, Stoughton, Midale, Weyburn
Regina Milestone, Wilcox, Avonlea, Rouleau, Richardson, Pilot Butte, Regina, Qu'Appelle, Pense, Lumsden, Moose Jaw, Southey
Saskatoon Dundurn, Clavet, Whitecap, Beaver Creek, Pike Lake, Saskatoon, Vanscoy, Delisle, Grandora, Warman, Martensville, Greenfeld, Dalmeny, Langham, Osler, Asquith
Stranraer Rosetown, Zealandia, Fiske, D'Arcy, Herschel, Stranraer, Plenty, Ruthilda, Dodsland, Kelfield, Netherhill
Manitoba (4 out of 15 total)
Station Name Localities served by the transmitter
Altona Ridgeville, Pembina, Hamilton, Bathgate, Halbstadt, Ginew, Dominion City, Arnaud, St. Joseph, Gretna, Letellier, Altona, St. Jean Baptiste, Morris, Rosenfeld, Horndean, Plum Coulee, Lowe Farm, Schanzenfeld, Reinfeld, Winkler, Morden, Roland, Thornhill
Steinbach Marchand, La Broquerie, Sarto, Grunthal, Steinbach, Giroux, Richer, Mitchell, Blumenort, Randolph, Kleefeld, St-Pierre-Jolys, Ste. Anne, New Bothwell, Tourond, Otterburne, Landmark, Niverville, Ste. Agathe, St. Adolphe, Ile des Chênes, Lorette
Winkler Schanzenfeld, Reinfeld, Winkler, Morden, Thornhill, Roland, Darlingford, Miami, Carman, Graysville, Stephenfield, Roseisle
Winnipeg Steinbach, Ste. Anne, Landmark, Niverville, Lorette, Oakbank, La Salle, Sanford, Oak Bluff, East St. Paul, Winnipeg, Headingley, West St. Paul, St. Andrews, Selkirk, St. François Xavier, Rosser, Stony Mountain, Stonewall, Petersfield, Warren, Elie, Teulon, Beausejour
Ontario (12 out of 45 total) 
Station Name Localities served by the transmitter

Brockville, Mallorytown, Athens, Ogdensburg (US), Spencerville, Lansdowne


Angus, Minesing, Stayner, Feversham, Flesherton, Markdale, The Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Meaford, Wasaga Beach

Goderich Clinton, Huron East, Ethel, Bluewater, Bayfield, Londesborough, Blyth, Auburn, Goderich, Belgrave, Dungannon, Port Albert
Kitchener Kitchener, Cambridge, St. George, Norwich, Woodstock, Guelph, Fergus, Elmira, Stratford, Mitchell, Drayton, Listowel, Palmerston
London Aylmer, St. Thomas, Belmont, Mount Brydges, London, Strathroy, St. Marys, Ailsa Craig, Parkhill, Exeter
Moose Creek Apple Hill, Avonmore, Finch, Berwick, Martintown, Alexandria, Maxville, Moose Creek, Crysler, St-Albert, Dunvegan, Morewood, Chesterville, Embrun, Limoges, Casselman, St. Isidore, St-Bernardin, Bourget, Curran, Alfred, Plantagenet, Hammond, Clarence Creek
Normandale The Cottages, Old Cut, Turkey Point, St. Williams, Forestville, Normandale, Port Rowan, Port Royal, Erie View, Rowan Mills, Walsingham, Ungers Corner, Vittoria, Avalon Park, Halfway House Corner, Shand's Corner, Marburg, Varency, Vaughan Survey, Nanticoke, Jarvis, Hickory Beach, Tyrrell, Simcoe, Hillcrest, Bill's Corners, Greens Corner, Pine Grove, Silver Hill, Townsend, Garnet, Bloomsburg, Nixon, Atherton, Lynnville, Villa Nova, Springvale, Hagersville
Orillia Brechin, Carden, Sebright, Oro, Oro Station, Forest Home, Atherley, Hawkestone, Orillia, Longford Mills, Warminster, Moonstone, Coldwater, Severn, Cumberland Beach, Severn Bridge, Kilworthy, Port Severn, Muskoka, Gravenhurst
Paisley Cargill, Chepstow, Walkerton, Elmwood, Chesley, Bradley, Paisley, Dobbinton, Desboro, Hanover, Tiverton, Inverhuron, Saugeen Shores, Tara, Southampton, Elsinore, Allenford
Sudbury St.-Charles, Markstay-Warren, Walden, Greater Sudbury, Hanmer, Capreol, Skead, Garson, Naughton, Cartier
Timmins Buffalo-Ankerite, Delnite, Preston East, Porcupine, Gold Centre, Timmins, Wawaitin Falls, The Cache
Toronto Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville, etc.
Québec (5 out of 30 total)
Station Name Localities served by the transmitter
Mont-Tremblant Morin-Heights, Sainte-Adèle, Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard, Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Arundel, Saint-André-Avellin, Papineau, Montpellier, Chénéville, Argenteuil, Amherst, Mont-Tremblant, La Conception, Village de Labelle
Mont-Laurier Notre-Dame-du-Laus, Notre-Dame-de-Pontmain, Nominingue, Lac-Saguay, L'Ascension, Lac-des-Écorces, Mont-Laurier, Messines, Maniwaki, Aumond, Ferme-Neuve, Mont-Saint-Michel, Sainte-Anne-du-Lac, Grand-Remous
Québec Sainte-Marie, Sainte-Claire, Saint-Anselme, Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon, Saint-Gervais, Saint-Damien-de-Buckland, Saint-Édouard-de-Lotbinière, Portneuf, Saint-Basile, Québec, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval, Lac-Beauport, Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, Saint-Raymond, Saint-Nicolas, Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury, La Côte-de-Beaupré, Montmagny
Sherbrooke Coaticook, Martinville, La Patrie, Cookshire-Eaton, Scotstown, East Angus, Sherbrooke, Magog, Orford, Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Windsor, Richmond, Weedon, Acton Vale, Wickham, Kingsey Falls, Asbestos
Trois-Rivières Drummondville, Saint-Edmond-de-Grantham, Sainte-Clotilde-de-Horton, Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Conseil, Sainte-Anne-du-Sault, Pierreville, Victoriaville, Sorel, Nicolet, Bécancour, Trois-Rivières, Louiseville, Saint-Pierre-les-Becquets, Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade, Saint-Maurice, Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Saint-Paulin, Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, Saint-Boniface-de-Shawinigan, Shawinigan, Saint-Marc-des-Carrières, Saint-Adelphe, Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc, Saint-Tite, Lac-aux-Sables
New Brunswick (5 out of 13 total)
Station Name Localities served by the transmitter
Blackville Blackville, Gray Rapids, Smiths Crossing, Renous, Doyles Brook, Pineville, Collette, Rogersville, Upper Blackville, Rosaireville, Lower Derby, Eel Ground, Whitney, Sunny Corner, Sillikers, Halcomb, Maple Glen, Miramichi, Warwick Settlement
Dalhousie Heron Island, New Mills, Blackland, Charlo South, Charlo, Balmoral, Eel River Cove / Crossing / Bar First Nation, Miguasha, Carleton, Saint-Omer, Fleurant, Nouvelle
Fredericton Geary, Upper Gagetown, Burton, Oromocto, Waasis, Rusagonis, Lakeville Corner, Burpee, Lincoln, New Maryland, Hanwell, Fredericton, Ripples, Richibucto Road, Silverwood, Estey's Bridge, Keswick Ridge
Millville Central Hainesville, Middle Hainesville, Temperance Vale, Southampton, Nackawic, Zealand, Burtts Corner, Estey's Bridge, Woodlands, Tay Creek, North Tay, Maplewood, Newbridge, York County
Perth-Andover/Kintore Perth, Perth-Andover, Carlingford, Arthurette, Odell, Tobique Narrows, Fort Fairfield, Four Falls, McLaughlin, Plaster Rock, Easton (US), Westfield, Presque Isle, Upper Kent, Beechwood, Limestone
Nova Scotia (3 out of 17 total)
Station Name Localities served by the transmitter
Aspen (Melrose) Goshen, Aspen, Cross Roads Country Harbour, Waternish, Stillwater, Sherbrooke, Port Hilford, Bickerton West, Spanish Ship Bay, Bickerton West
Ben Eoin St. Andrews Channel, Eskasoni, East Bay, Northside East Bay, Islandview, Big Pond, Huntington, Sydney Forks, Boisdale, Sydney River
Truro (Nuttby Mountain) Shortts Lake, Shubenacadie, Upper Stewiacke, Truro, Debert, Thorburn, Pictou, Tatamagouche, Wallace, Pugwash, Oxford
Prince Edward Island (1 out of 3 total)
Station Name Localities served by the transmitter
Charlottetown Bonshaw, Clyde River, Crapaud, Borden-Carleton, North Wiltshire, Summerside, Kensington, Toronto, Charlottetown
Newfoundland and Labrador (7 out of 24 total) 
Station Name Localities served by the transmitter
Birchy Lake Springdale, Deer Lake, Birchy Lake, Island of Newfoundland
Clarenville Milton, Clarenville, Burgoyne's Cove, Hickman's Harbour, Adeytown, Hillview, Gooseberry Cove, Little Heart's Ease, Hodge's Cove, Goobies, Sunnyside, North Harbour, Garden Cove, Swift Current, Woody Island, Port Blandford, Terra Nova, Charlottetown, Musgravetown, Princeton, Charlestown, Summerville, Glovertown, Traytown, Sandringham, Eastport, Savage Cove-Sandy Cove, Trinity
Conche Englee, Bide Arm, Roddickton, Conche, Main Brook
Grand Falls Badger, Grand Falls-Windsor, Bishop's Falls, Norris Arm, Botwood, Northern Arm, Laurenceton, Glenwood, Point of Bay, Point Leamington, Lewisporte
Marystown Fortune, St. Lawrence, Burin, Marystown, Brunette Island, Harbour Breton, Chapel Island, Winterland, Garnish, Shallaway, Pardy Island, Burin, Port au Bras, Salmonier, Duricle, Fox Cove-Mortier, Mortier, Belleoram, English Harbour West
Mount Margaret (Plum Point) Reefs Harbour, Bird Cove, Black Duck Cove, Anchor Point, Flower's Cove, Sandy Cove, Green Island Cove, Eddies Cove
St. Fintan's St. George's, Stephenville, St. Fintan's, Abrahams Cove, Robinsons, Jeffrey's, Gallants, Lourdes, Cape St. George
Nunavut (0 out of 14 total) 
Northwest Territories (0 out of 13 total) 
Yukon (0 out of 3 total)

A message was broadcast on the proposed transmitters with details for providing comments and feedback. Feedback received through this entire process will be evaluated and used to inform the final decision on affected Weatheradio transmitters later this year.

The balance of the Weatheradio Canada network, predominantly in Northern, remote and rural areas, is simultaneously being modernized with new voice technology and upgraded electronics systems.

If you have comments or concerns, contact us at 1-877-789-7733 or  

Weather information and alerts are always available at the ECCC website,, and through our free mobile app, WeatherCAN, which has GPS-located notification functionality for weather alerts.

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