E-Comm in the news

 

Friday, March 4, 2016
Police dispatch now through E-Comm; Delta becomes 16th police agency in southwestern B.C. to join centralized system
Delta Optimist
Delta police dispatch services were moved from Ladner to a central service this week. On Tuesday morning, the department transferred its emergency call-taking and dispatch services to E-Comm, the emergency communications centre for much of the province.

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Taking a long distance approach to 911 calls
Chilliwack Times
As of next Tuesday, 911 calls in Chilliwack will no longer be dealt with locally by the RCMP but will be handled by a private emergency communication centre in Vancouver.

Thursday, January 14, 2016
9-1-1 service change
Agassiz Observer
Local emergency call contract changed to Vancouver firm. Starting Tuesday, 9-1-1 calls in Kent, Harrison Hot Springs and other parts of the Fraser Valley will now be fielded by E-Comm, the emergency communication centre located in Vancouver.

Monday, January 11, 2016
Chilliwack 911 calls soon to be dispatched out of Vancouver
Chilliwack Times
As of next Tuesday, 911 calls in Chilliwack will no longer be dealt with locally by the RCMP but will be handled by a private emergency communication centre in Vancouver.

Monday, January 11, 2016
FVRD moving 9-1-1 services to E-Comm
Country1071.com
Starting January 19th, all 9-1-1 calls in the Fraser Valley will be directed to E-Comm, which is located in Vancouver.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
$13.1M deal to improve police, firefighter radio communication
Times Colonist
South Island police and firefighers will experience clearer and more reliable radio communication with an initiative announced Monday. Capital Regional Emergency Service Telecommunications, or CREST, says it has agreed to a $13.1-million deal with Motorola Solutions Canada for new digital infrastructure to run radio communications.

 

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