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Ontario warned of a nuclear 'emergency,' then said never mind


January 13, 2020

Frank Gunn • Canadian Press

The Pickering Nuclear Generating Station provided the backdrop for this couple's Sunday walk. Earlier in the day, Ontario residents learned a nuclear plant warning was sent in error.

OTTAWA – Millions of people in Ontario, Canada's most populous province, were greeted by a screeching alarm on their cellphones Sunday morning and an ambiguous "emergency alert" about an "incident" at one of the world's largest nuclear power plants.

But after about 90 minutes of puzzling by Canadians over a possible nuclear Armageddon, the warbling siren sounded out again from phones across the province with another alert taking it all back.


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